Jasovská Cave (Jasovská jaskyňa)

Region: Region Košice (Košický kraj)
District: Košice - okolie
City / Municipality: Jasov
Tourist location:Košice and surroundings (Abov)
Mountains: Slovak Karst (Slovenský kras)
National park: National park Slovak Karst (Národný park Slovenský kras)
National nature reserve: Jasovské dubiny
World Heritage:UNESCO Natural Heritage
Latitude:48° 40' 36.7068" / 48.676863
Longitude:20° 58' 34.489200000209" / 20.976247000000058
Included in categories: UNESCO World Heritage in Slovakia, Caves
Unesco world heritage
It is located on the eastern edge of the Jasovská Plateau, in the Medzev Upland and in the Jasov village and in the national nature reserve Jasovské dubiny. The entrance is at elevation of 257 m. It is formed in Middle Triassic grey Gutenstein dolomites and pale Steinalm limestones and dolomites by the preious ponor flow of Bodva river in five developmental levels. The lowest parts of the cave with flat roofs were formed by solution of limestone under conditions of slowly moving stagnant water. The cave reaches the length of 2,811 m with vertical span of 55 meters. The shapes of river modelling are best represented by ceiling channels. Rich flowstone fill. Pagoda-like stalagmites, columns, flowstone waterfalls, shields, drums, straw stalactites and other forms are eye catching. Palaeontological findings of cave bear (Ursus spelaeus) and cave hyena (Crocuta spelaea) skeleton remains. 19 bat species were found in the cave. It belongs among the most important wintering places of the ... ... Read more
Accessible for public
550

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