Open Ceiling Cave

Open Ceiling Cave, Kauai
Open Ceiling Cave, Kauai./ Wally Gobetz, Flickr / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Collapsed sea cave – a circular sea basin which is connected to the sea with a large cave – natural arch which is some 13 m wide. Sea waves enter this cave. In the middle of this basin stands small island – remnants of the fallen cave ceiling.

Inside the Open Ceiling Cave, Kauai
Inside the Open Ceiling Cave, Kauai. Happily, at this moment the weather is calm./ Na Pali Riders, Flickr / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Location, GPS coordinates: 22.16504 N 159.68073 W
Categories: Sinkholes, Caves, Natural arches
Values: Geology, Visual
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)
Where is located? Oceania, United States, Hawaii, northern coast of Kaua’i, Nā Pali Coast
Alternate name: Pukalani

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