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Name original:KUNGUR ICE CAVE
Type of member:Full member
State / Region:
Town / City:Perm Krai, 617472
Number of visitors:100000 / per year
Phone:+ 7 (34271) 6 45 10
Fax:+ 7 (34271) 6 45 09

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Brilliantoviy Grotto

country: Russia
Kungur Ice cave is one of the oldest show caves within Russia. Total amount of visitors per year is exceeded 100000. The Kungur Ice Cave distinguishes from similar objects of underground world with these parameters: 1.The lowest hypsometrical entrance height (119,99 м. above the sea level) amongst caves with permanent ice formations, situated outside the permafrost zones. 2.Unique conditions of the cave ice formation, richness and diversity of its forms (congelation, sublimate and sedimentary-metamorphic ices, different in origin and forms with small volume of ice sediments), equilibrium position of subterranean glacier (natural seasonal decrease is annually compensated).

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04. July 2018

Kungur Ice Cave - An invitation

"Pearl" of Russia. The current 2018 became significant for Russia. Holding the FIFA World Cup positively influenced economy of many regions of our country. Eleven cities of the Russian Federation accepting athletes and fans from around the world. Majority of them want not only to visit football matches, but also to get acquainted with nearby sights. Doesn't stand aside, the mislaid in Perm Krai, small and cosy city Kungur and the well-known Kungur Ice cave. Located in 300 km from Yekaterinburg, the city Kungur joined the cities-participants of the World Cup. From it tourists go to the Ice cave, having brought so various geography in visits statistics. It is possible indefinitely to list the countries residents which visited for these days the kingdom of eternal winter: Mexico, Peru, Australia, Spain, Lebanon, Brazil, China, USA, India, Denmark, Netherlands, Portugal, France … Foreign tourists and citizens of Russia, having visited the Kungur ice cave, often can't express that delight which covers them after the excursion on the fantastic underground world. What is surprising and unique in the Kungur Ice cave? In what it is one and only? First, in variety of forms of ice which are presented in the cave in more than 100 kinds. Secondly, an availability of long-term ices, which age is several hundreds of years, in spite of the fact that the cave is on an insignificant elevation mark. Thirdly, the cave length, it takes the fifth place on extent among caves of a plaster karst. Fourthly, there are several long and volume grottoes, that isn't characteristic of plaster caves. Fifthly, exotic contrast, during the summer period, from a heat in + 30 degrees outside to the subzero temperature of underground halls. This list of factors which characterize fantastic space can be listed infinitely, but as the popular Russian wisdom says "A picture is worth a thousand words". Welcome to the Kungur Ice cave!!! Ekaterina Noskova

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Cave Prehistory Resources

blogger: Darricau Joëlle
Dear Cave Prehistory fans, if you are interested in cave prehistory literature, feel free to search under this link: http://www.ifrao.com/robert-g-bednarik/r-g-bednarik-library/

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