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An estimated 8,500 people visited the mainland sea caves at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore near Bayfield, Wis., on Saturday, according to a park official. FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Sam Cook

Social media brings unprecedented attention to Apostle Islands sea caves

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Neil Howk has never seen anything like this in his 30 years at Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Bayfield.

An estimated 11,000 people visited the park’s ice-festooned sea caves on Lake Superior last weekend, said Howk, assistant chief of interpretation for the park.

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