Palmita, Sistema Zacatón
|Coordinates:||22.9973 N -98.1634 W|
|No:||113 (list of all attractions)|
|Address:||North America, Mexico, Tamaulipas, southern part of the state, 12 km north-west from Aldama town|
The unique Sistema Zacatón contains also smaller features like the small sinkhole named Palmita.
Sistema Zacatón is area with incredible characteristics unparalleled in the world. In total the area contains some 20 unusual features - sinkholes, caves, springs created by deep groundwater heated by volcanic processes. Karstification processes here continue today as well - acidic groundwater continues to strip away the limestone and deposits it in unusual travertine formations.