Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Ursa Minor

This beautiful cave was discovered in 2006. The ceiling of the cave is sparkling due to millions of small crystals. Cave is rich with...

Moaning Cavern

Cave with vertical entrance shaft. Here have fallen and died prehistoric people and extinct animals. Water drops created a moaning sound that was heard...

Lilburn Cave

The longest known cave in California, 34.6 km long. Unusual feature is wonderful marble walls with white and black stripes as well as finds...

Crystal Cave in California

This 4.7 km long cave is opened to tourists. It has formed in marble and has beautiful cave formations which have been well preserved. Location,...

Black Chasm Cave

This cave is 956 m long and has unusual formations of helictites - horizontally growing speleothems. Location, GPS coordinates: 38.43226 N 120.62625 W Categories: Caves Values: Geology, Visual Rating: Where is located? North...

Bigfoot Cave

An enormous cave, 20 km long and up to 367 m deep. This cave is very challenging to its explorers. Location, GPS coordinates: 41.57 N 123.21...

Mendenhall Glacier Ice Caves

Ice caves in glaciers are rather common. But most of them are not easy to access. Mendenhall Glacier Ice Caves can be accessed after...

Viva Silva Cave

The deepest known cave in Alaska, 242.9 m deep. Location, GPS coordinates: 55.74 N 133.55 W (approximate) Categories: Caves Values: Geology Rating: Where is located? North America, United States, Alaska, south-western part of...

Qagnax Cave

A lava tube where have been found remnants of unique dwarf mammoths (Mammuthus primigenius) who lived here around 3700 BC. Qagnax Cave is 12...

El Capitan Pit

The deepest vertical shaft in the mainland USA, 182.4 m deep. It is near El Capitan Cave but the connection has not been found...