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Cave Protection Laws

Many states and other areas have enacted specific laws to protect caves and their inhabitants. After a dry list of definitions, they normally define prohibited behavior in and around caves. Some states further extend their acts to protect landowners from damages arising from recreational use of their land.

Table of States with Cave Protection Laws and the Penalty for Violations

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