Drienovská Cave (Drienovská jaskyňa)

Region:Region Košice (Košický kraj)
District:Košice - okolie
City / Municipality:Drienovec
Tourist location:Košice and surroundings (Abov)
Mountains:Slovak Karst (Slovenský kras)
National park:National park Slovak Karst (Národný park Slovenský kras)
World Heritage:UNESCO Cultural Heritage
Latitude:48° 37' 27.74352" / 48.6243732
Longitude:20° 57' 6.9429599999066" / 20.951928599999974
Included in categories: UNESCO World Heritage in Slovakia, Caves
Unesco world heritage
It is situated on the southern border of the Jasovská Plateau (Jasovská planina), northerly from the Drienovec village in Slovak Karst (Slovenská kras) -  mountain range of Slovak Ore Mountains (Slovenské rudohorie). It is a spring river cave formed in three developmental levels. The underground stream flows through the lower parts of the cave. Cave length is 1,348 m. Remarkable is the occurrence of crystalline gypsum crusts and druses of calcite with crystals as much as 9 to 12 cm big, sporadically also 15 cm. Among the most interesting forms of flowstone fills belong pisolite, coral and dentritic forms, originally made of transparent aragonite and in places of recrystalized calcite. Important shelter for bats. The cave was allegedly discovered in the second half of the 19th century. Archeological discoveries found in the cave, come from the Neolithic (Bukk-Mountain Culture) and ... ... Read more

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