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Alisadr Cave

Alisadr Tourism Company Established in 1991, Alisadr Tourism Company aims to create a suitable platform to offer more and better services to domestic and foreign tourists visiting the region and during these years has made impressive strides in this area. At the moment, Alisadr Tourism Co., being one of the biggest and most specialized centers to offer tourism services in the region, encompasses important sites such as Alisadr Tourism Complex, Abbas Abad resort, Alisadr Mehr Travel Agency and Aseman Gharb (west sky) Pilot Training Company. While investing in Ganjnameh Tourist Village, Alisadr Tourism Co. accelerated the process of tourism development and in line with tourism development invites real and legal investors to cooperate in Alisadr Tourist Town.

Name:Alisadr Cave
Name original:AliSadr Cave
ISCA member:Alisadr Cave
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Length:0 m
Depth:0 m
Elevation of entrance:0 m
Number of visitors:700000 / per year
Temperature:14.00 - 16.00 °C
Length of show path: m
Duration of visit: min
Town / City:Hamedan
Phone:+9881 38255552&4
Fax:+9881 38260470

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The History of Alisadr Cave

According to great geological experts of the world, Alisadr cave is one of the biggest and most unique water caves in the world, the formation of which dates back to Jurassic period (about 190-136 million years ago). In 1962-63 and with the help of Alisadr people, the cave was explored by some mountaineers and cavers from Sina mountain climbing group and in 1967 with efforts of officials and widening the entrance of the cave, it was possible to boat in the wonderful cave but only with basic equipments.The cave is named after the Alisadr village name which was also called Alisad and Alisard in the past years. According to existing research and documentation, the residents of the area, in Safavid period, used the entrance parts of the cave as shelter in war times and the cave itself as a water reservoir for irrigation .


The temperature of the cave is always the same 16 is the air and 12 the water.PH is almost neutral and depth of water is measured between 0.5 to 14 meters. The water hardness is high and of lime, therefore it is not suitable for drinking. Alisadr cave is a live cave and there is no poisonous gas in it and there is no shortness of breath because air flows in naturally. Also there is no living organism in the cave due to lack of sunlight. The interesting point is that the cave is of consolidated types so that in the last five million years no rocks have fallen down, since the stalactites and stalagmites are seen of the same age. By the way until now, 11440 meters of the passages of the cave has been identified in different stages and about 2.2 kilometers is being visited by enthusiasts.




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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