Like some other stalagmites already described, their individual sections represent separate periods of formation and of rest.
And when you talked to him about the stalagmites—was there anyone else with him at the time?
Clumps of stalagmites made the floor a maze which they threaded painfully.
I will also exchange minerals for stalagmites, and a trilobite for a stalactite.
Some of the interstices are filled with stalactites and stalagmites of various colours and proportions.
Those reaching up from the floor of the cave are stalagmites.
Stalactites and stalagmites occur in every conceivable form.
Even the stalactites and stalagmites are overlaid with ornamentation.
The other stalagmites away out of reach are white and glistening.
There are also many other stalactites and stalagmites of rare proportions.
A cylindrical or conical mineral deposit, similar to a stalactite but built up from the floor of a cave or cavern. Stalagmites are typically broader than stalactites. The two formations are often, but not always, paired, and they sometimes join at a midpoint to form a pillar. Compare stalactite.