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Szemlohegyi Cave

Name:Szemlohegyi Cave
Name original:Szemlohegyi Cave
ISCA member:MINISTRY FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT, SPELEOLOGICAL DEPARTMENT
Country:Hungary
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Elevation of entrance:0 m
Number of visitors:0 / per year
Length of show path: m
Duration of visit:90 min
Latitude:47.5285835266
Longitude:19.0258140564
Address:Pusztaszeri ut 35
Town / City:Budapest, 1025
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Phone:+36 1 325 6001
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Mineral rich thermal waters have been seeping and gushing throughout this cave for ages. The result is that the remaining mineral sediment has formed weird and wonderful shapes, as well as stalactites and stalagmites. It's quite beautiful, and the strange mineral formations could easily be from a sci-fi film. Over two kilometers of cave have been explored, but the mandatory guided tours cover only a small section. Tours start every hour. Cave lovers may want to walk the one km from Palvolgyi cave.


 

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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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