The Nakimu Caves
of Amazing British Columbia

On this page: References for the Nakimu caves, the N entry in Amazing British Columbia: A Natural History From A To Z

One alphabet book cannot tell everything about the Nakimu Caves. The references below include information about the photographer and links to other sites with more information about the Nakimu Caves.

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John Woods, Photographer of the Nakimu Caves

Photo by C. Fox
John Woods, photographer of Nakimu Caves in Amazing British Columbia
John Woods became the Chief Park Naturalist of Glacier National Park in 1975 at the start of his life-long fascination with mountains. Exploring Glacier National Park inside and out took him to the heights of Selkirk Mountains and deep underground in Nakimu, one of Canada’s largest cave systems.

John has written two books about the area: Glacier Country: A Guide to Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks and Snow War: An Illustrated Guide to the History of Rogers Pass, BC. You can learn more about Nakimu Caves and see a cavern wall covered by moonmilk in Glacier Country. Both books are published and sold by the Friends of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks (Link opens in a new window).
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Other Photos (And A Video) Of Nakimu Caves

This set of photos by Lea Storry shows 159 shots of a trip to Nakimu Caves, including photos both inside and outside of the caves. (Opens in a new window)

This video will take you right inside the caves. It was also taken by Lea Storry.

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Books About Caves

Here is what I read to research the Nakimu Caves:
  • __________ (2000) "Karst Formations" in Encyclopedia of British Columbia Daniel Francis (Ed.) Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing p. 375.
  • __________ (2000) "Nakimu Caves" in Encyclopedia of British Columbia Daniel Francis (Ed.) Madeira Park: Harbour Publishing p. 483.
  • Finklestein, Maxwell W. "Glacier National Park" in Canadian Encyclopedia. Toronto: McClelland &Stewart. p. 980
Here is a link to a list of other books about other caves. (This link opens in a new window.)

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Links To Other Information About Nakimu Caves

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