Gombasek Cave (Gombasecká jaskyňa)

Region:Region Košice (Košický kraj)
District:Rožňava
City / Municipality:Slavec
Tourist location:Gemer
Mountains:Slovak Karst (Slovenský kras)
National park:National park Slovak Karst (Národný park Slovenský kras)
World Heritage:UNESCO Natural Heritage
Latitude:48° 33' 45.9216" / 48.562756
Longitude:20° 27' 59.511600000115" / 20.466531000000032
Included in categories: UNESCO World Heritage in Slovakia, Caves
Unesco world heritage
It is situated on the western foothill of the Silická Plateau in the canyon of the Slaná River between Rožňava and Plešívec. Cave entrance is at elevation of 250 m above the sea. It is formed in the Middle Triassic pale Wetterstein limestones by corrosive and erosive activities of the Black Brook in two developmental levels. The length of the fluviokarst outlet cave is 1,525 m. The cave is unique by thin straw stalactites, which can reach as much as 3 meters’ length. Also other forms of stalactites, stalagmites, sinter curtains, coatings and crusts can be found here. The lower parts of the cave are flown through by the Čierny potok, which rises to the surface through the Čierna spring below the cave entrance. The Čierny potok flows in from the Silická ľadnica Cave. Both caves are divided by unknown section of underground spaces. ... Read more
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