Lost Sea

Lost Sea (HMEC)

Location: Sweetwater, TN 37874 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 32.033', W 84° 26.017'

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Features of national significance include the world's largest underground lake and the rare anthodite formation (cave flowers). The cave also contains numerous other forms of stalactites and stalagmites. The bones and footprints of a giant Pleistocene jaguar have been found; the animal measured approximately 8 feet long and weiged 500 pounds.
Marker Number1E 95
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 4:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 732680 N 3935281
Decimal Degrees35.53388333, -84.43361667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 32.033', W 84° 26.017'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 32' 1.98" N, 84° 26' 1.02" W
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Area Code(s)423, 865
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-102 Lost Sea Rd, Sweetwater TN 37874, US
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