There are seven
in the National Natural Landmarks U.S. state of . Alabama
Beaverdam Creek Swamp
34°37′30″N 86°49′37″W / 34.62500°N 86.82694°W
Limestone Federal (
Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge) A
tupelo gum swamp in an unusual inland location.
34°34′24″N 86°13′20″W / 34.57333°N 86.22222°W
A 11,000 feet (3,400 m) long cave which includes Goliath, a 45 feet (14 m)
34°19′31″N 87°46′54″W / 34.32528°N 87.78167°W
This sandstone gorge is one of few places worldwide where the dismalites (
Orfelia fultoni) gather. Their bioluminescent glow can be seen on night tours in this 85-acre (340,000 m 2) natural conservatory.
Mobile Tensaw River Bottom Lands
30°45′15″N 87°56′32″W / 30.75417°N 87.94222°W
Baldwin, Mobile, and Washington Mixed- federal, state, & private
The second largest
river delta in the US, this 260,000-acre (1,100 km 2) site has a wide range of habitats and wildlife. The 200-mile (320 km) Bartam Canoe Trail goes through the delta.
Newsome Sinks Karst Area
34°26′27″N 86°35′50″W / 34.44083°N 86.59722°W
An area hollowed out by more than 40 caves, with over 50,000 feet (15,000 m) of known passages.
Red Mountain Expressway Cut
33°29′44″N 86°47′18″W / 33.49556°N 86.78833°W
Jefferson Municipal (
City of Birmingham) Part of
Red Mountain Park, this expressway cut through Red Mountain and exposes a rich view into geological history.
34°45′13″N 86°36′38″W / 34.75361°N 86.61056°W
This underground cave was a dance hall before it became the home of the
National Speleological Society There are over nine species of cave dwelling animals that were first discovered here.
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