WORLD LONGEST GYPSUM CAVES Compiled by: Bob Gulden - March 22, 2017
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LENGTH LENGTH DEPTH DEPTH
# CAVE NAME COUNTRY STATE COUNTY MILES METERS FEET METERS SOURCE DATE
1 Optymistychna Ukraine Ternopil Borshchiv 158.450 255000 49 15.0 Alexander Venikov e-mail ( http://optumistuchna.com ) Jan-16
2 Ozerna (Gypsum) Ukraine Ternopil Borshchiv 79.398 127779 115 35.0 cavemlynky@gmail.com Feb-17
3 Zolushka (Gypsum) Ukraine / Moldova Briceni/Cernivci Nowoselyzja 56.573 91045 98 30.0 cavemlynky@gmail.com Feb-17
4 Mlynky (Ml'inki ) (Gypsum) Ukraine Ternopil Chortkiv 25.476 41000 66 20.0 cavemlynky@gmail.com Feb-17
5 Kryshtaleva (Kristal'naja) (Gypsum) Ukraine Ternopil Borshchiv 14.049 22610 66 20.0 cavemlynky@gmail.com Feb-17
6 Sistema Kulogorskaya-Troya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 10.096 16248 59 18.0 Karst and cave Pinega's - Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
7 Spipola-Aquafredda (Gypsum) Italy ? ? 6.462 10400 0 0.0 Alexander Klimchouk Longest Gypsum caves of the world Jun-16
8 D.C. Jester Cave System (Gypsum) U.S.A. Oklahoma Greer 6.254 10065 35 10.7 Sue Bozeman Mar-88
9 Sistema Olimpiyskaya-Lomonosovskaya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 5.661 9110 105 32.0 Karst and cave Pinega's - Victor Malkov, Evgeni Gurkalo Jun-16
10 Slavka Ukraine Ternopil Borshchiv 5.654 9100 0 0.0 cavemlynky@gmail.com Feb-17
11 Systema Cueva del Agua (Gypsum) Spain Andalusia Almeria 5.599 9010 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Dec-16
12 Verteba Ukraine Ternopil Borshchiv 5.313 8550 0 0.0 cavemlynky@gmail.com Feb-17
13 Muttseehoehle Switzerland Glarus Muttsee 4.896 7880 3510 1070.0 http://ch.speleo.info Jun-16
14 Cater Magara Syria Raqqah Raqqah 4.536 7300 164 50.0 http://www.akkh.de/ag_syrien_ex.html Oct-16
15 Sistema Kumichevka-Vizborovskaya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 4.511 7260 79 24.0 Evgeni Gurkalo, Aleksandr Kabanihin Jun-16
16 Parks' Ranch Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. New Mexico Eddy 4.098 6595 100 30.5 Dave Belski e-mail Mar-16
17 Konstitutionaya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 3.809 6130 105 32.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
18 Kungur Ice Cave (Gypsum) Russia Perm Region Kungur District 3.542 5700 105 32.0 Igor Lavrov Peshchtry - Interuniversity collection of Scienceific Trans. Jan-16
19 Bukovinka Ukraine Chernivci Nowoselytsja 3.393 5460 0 0.0 cavemlynky@gmail.com Feb-17
20 Selman Cave System (Gypsum) U.S.A. Oklahoma Woodward 2.979 4794 0 0.0 NSS News V60N7P204 Jul-16
21 Severniy Siphon (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 2.869 4617 82 25.0 Vlad Eremeev, Evgeny Gurkalo, Jun-16
22 Ordinskaya Cave (Gypsum)(Under Water) Russia Perm Region Orda District 2.858 4600 164 50.0 Ulyana Zhakova e-mail Mar-16
23 Zolotoy Kluchik (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 2.722 4380 33 10.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
24 Systema Cueva Covadura (Gypsum) Spain Andalusia Almeria 2.638 4245 413 126.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Dec-16
25 Sima de las Yeseras (Cueva de Estremera) (Gypsum) Spain Madrid Estremera 2.485 4000 197 60.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Apr-17
26 Crystal Caverns (Gypsum) U.S.A. New Mexico DeBaca 2.355 3790 331 100.9 Dave Belski e-mail Mar-16
27 Double Barrel Shotgun Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. New Mexico Lincoln 2.314 3724 287 87.5 Dave Belski e-mail Mar-16
28 Sistema ECA Spain Andalusia Almeria 2.241 3607 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Dec-16
29 Umm al Masabih Libya Tripolitainial Bir al Ghanam 2.233 3593 172 52.5 Alexander Klimchouk Longest Gypsum caves of the world Jun-17
30 Gostri Govdy Ukraine Chernivci Zastavna 2.218 3570 0 0.0 cavemlynky@gmail.com Feb-17
31 Scrooge Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. New Mexico Lincoln 2.170 3492 46 14.0 Dave Belski e-mail Mar-16
32 Simfoniya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 2.013 3240 33 10.0 Karst and cave Pinega's - Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
33 Bol'shaya Pehorovskaya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 1.991 3205 59 18.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
34 Carcass Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. New Mexico De Baca 1.966 3164 333 101.5 Dave Belski e-mail Mar-16
35 Martin Cave System (Gypsum) U.S.A. New Mexico Chaves 1.870 3009 34 10.4 Dave Belski e-mail Mar-16
36 Abisso Lusa (Gypsum) Italy Emilia Romagna ? 1.864 3000 669 204.0 Reinhard Elsensohn e-mail Feb-15
37 Leningradskaya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 1.845 2970 89 27.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
38 Wimmelburger Schlotte (Gypsum) Germany Sachsen-Anhalt mansfelder Land 1.763 2838 0 0.0 Prof.Dr.Stephan Kempe e-mail Jan-16
39 Horseshoe Vally Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. Oklahoma Greer 1.715 2760 0 0.0 NSS News Aug-95
40 Pshashe-Setenay (Gypsum) Russia Krasnodar Caucasus,Laba river 1.671 2690 164 50.0 Andrey Ostapenko, Victor Kovalenko, KGSS group Jan-16
41 Cueva del Yeso (Gypsum) Spain Andalucia Cordoba 1.663 2676 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Jan-16
42 Alexandra Tereschenko (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 1.615 2599 39 12.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
43 Vodnaya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 1.614 2598 26 8.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
44 Jansill/Driftwood Cave System (Gypsum) U.S.A. New Mexico Chaves 1.592 2562 233 71.0 Dave Belski e-mail Mar-16
45 River Styx Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. Texas King 1.592 2562 50 15.2 Texas Speleological Survey via Jerry Atkinson e-mail Jan-16
46 Fanning Ranch North & South Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. New Mexico Eddy 1.589 2557 45 13.7 Dave Belski e-mail Mar-16
47 Jubileynaya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 1.588 2555 98 30.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
48 Atlantida Ukraine Khmelnytsk Kamyanets-Podilskyji 1.569 2525 0 0.0 cavemlynky@gmail.com Feb-17
49 Ingh.Ca' Siepe (Gypsum) Italy ? ? 1.553 2500 0 0.0 Alexander Klimchouk Longest Gypsum caves of the world Jun-17
50 Triple Engle Pit (Gypsum) U.S.A. New Mexico De Baca 1.544 2485 442 134.7 Dave Belski e-mail Mar-16
51 Nescatunga Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. Oklahoma Major 1.490 2398 0 0.0 R. Breisch May-17
52 Bingham Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. Oklahoma Woodward 1.478 2379 0 0.0 Keith Harris e-mail (Ok.UG V9 1979) Jul-98
53 Segeberger-Kalkhoehle (Gypsum) Germany Schleswig-Holstein Segeberg 1.466 2360 0 0.0 Prof.Dr.Stephan Kempe e-mail Jan-16
54 Coffee Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. New Mexico Eddy 1.442 2321 11 3.4 Dave Belski e-mail Mar-16
55 Pehorovskiy Proval (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 1.406 2262 72 22.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
56 Ugryn' Ukraine Ternopil Chortkiv 1.317 2120 0 0.0 cavemlynky@gmail.com Feb-17
57 Re Tiberio (Gypsum) Italy ? ? 1.311 2110 0 0.0 Alexander Klimchouk Longest Gypsum caves of the world Jun-17
58 Hay's Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. New Mexico 1.266 2037 69 21.0 Dave Belski e-mail Mar-16
59 Kulogorskaya-5 (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 1.264 2035 33 10.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
60 Popova (Gypsum) Russia Krasnodar Caucasus,Laba river 1.263 2032 66 20.0 Andrey Ostapenko, KGSS group Jan-16
61 Cueva del Peral (Gypsum) Spain Andalusia Almeria 1.243 2000 0 0.0 Reinhard Elsensohn e-mail Feb-15
62 Complejo GEP Spain Andalusia Almeria 1.243 2000 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Dec-16
63 Sculpture Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. Oklahoma Major 1.194 1922 0 0.0 Speleo Digest May-17
64 Pogranichnaya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Holmogory 1.187 1910 33 10.0 Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
65 Cueva del Tesoro (Gypsum) Spain Andalusia Almeria 1.174 1890 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Dec-16
66 Alabaster Caverns (Gypsum) U.S.A. Oklahoma Woodward 1.164 1873 0 0.0 Ok. Underground Jun-17
67 Severyanka (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 1.137 1830 13 4.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
68 Cueva Fuente del Peral Spain Andalusia Almeria 1.118 1800 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Dec-16
69 West Clutch Cave U.S.A. Texas Childress 1.111 1788 73 22.3 Texas Speleological Survey via Terry Holsinger e-mail Jan-16
70 Heimkehle (Gypsum) Germany Sachsen-Anhalt Sangerhausen 1.106 1780 0 0.0 Prof.Dr.Stephan Kempe e-mail Jan-16
71 Pearl Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. Oklahoma Woodward 1.097 1765 0 0.0 Ok. Underground V9P6 Jun-17
72 Numburghoehle (Gypsum) Germany Thueringen Nordhausen 1.087 1750 0 0.0 Prof.Dr.Stephan Kempe e-mail Jan-16
73 Wayne's Womb Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. New Mexico Lincoln 1.069 1720 47 14.3 Dave Belski e-mail Mar-16
74 Schlotte at the Ottilaeschacht (Gypsum) Germany Niedersachsen Goslar 1.063 1710 0 0.0 Prof.Dr.Stephan Kempe e-mail Jan-16
75 Widow Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. Oklahoma Major 1.052 1693 0 0.0 NSS News V47N3P77 Mar-89
76 Sistema Barranco del Tesoro Spain Andalusia Almeria 1.044 1680 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Dec-16
77 Sistema B.1 - Magda - FA Spain Andalusia Almeria 1.017 1637 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Dec-16
78 Uvileyna Ukraine Ternopil Borshchiv 1.008 1623 0 0.0 cavemlynky@gmail.com Feb-17
79 Golubinskiy Proval (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 1.008 1622 56 17.0 Karst and cave Pinega's - Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
80 Geograficheskogo Obschestva USSR (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 0.994 1600 59 18.0 Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
81 Sistema Cano Spain Andalusia Almeria 0.982 1580 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Dec-16
82 Sistema de los Ruidos - Kas Spain Andalusia Almeria 0.944 1519 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Dec-16
83 Pothooks Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. Texas Childress 0.938 1510 49 14.9 Texas Speleological Survey via Jerry Atkinson e-mail Jan-16
84 Cueva de los Apas Spain Andalusia Almeria 0.932 1500 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Dec-16
85 Muzeynaya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 0.920 1480 33 10.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
86 Ammonal'naja (Gypsum) Russia Krasnodar Caucasus,Laba river 0.910 1464 374 114.0 Leonid Suhovey Jan-16
87 Staubleichenhoehle Syria Dayr az-Zawr Madan 0.886 1426 33 10.0 http://www.akkh.de/ag_syrien_ex.html Oct-16
88 Zheleznie Vorota 1-2 (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 0.857 1380 33 10.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
89 Sistema de les Bores del Borro Spain Andalusia Almeria 0.817 1315 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Dec-16
90 Els Sumidors (Tunel dels Sumidors) (Gypsum) Spain Valencia Vallada 0.783 1260 673 205.0 www.venadelgesso.org Feb-15
91 Lunnie Gori (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Holmogory 0.766 1233 36 11.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
92 Arochnaja (Gypsum) Russia Krasnodar Caucasus,Laba river 0.738 1188 82 25.0 Andrey Ostapenko, KGSS group Jan-16
93 Walkup Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. Texas Hardeman 0.738 1188 138 42.1 Texas Speleological Survey via Jerry Atkinson e-mail Jan-16
94 Gun'kina-4 (Gypsum) Russia Karachaevo/Cherkesia Caucasus,Laba river 0.715 1150 217 66.0 Andrey Ostapenko, KGSS group Jan-16
95 Dedova Jama (Gypsum) Russia Krasnodar Caucasus,Laba river 0.707 1138 95 29.0 Andrey Ostapenko, KGSS group Jan-16
96 Saburovskaya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 0.686 1104 26 8.0 Vlad Eremeev, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
97 Barbarossahoehle Germany Thueringen Rottleben 0.684 1100 230 70.0 http://de.wikipegia.org/wiki/Barbarossah%C3%B6hle Sep-16
98 Nizhnyaya Saburovskaya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 0.674 1084 26 8.0 Vlad Eremeev, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
99 Aprelskiy Uzel (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Holmogory 0.664 1069 33 10.0 Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
100 Conical Sink Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. Texas Childress 0.664 1069 73 22.3 Texas Speleological Survey via Jerry Atkinson e-mail Jan-16
101 Cave-Al-Metras Syria Raqqah Raqqah 0.656 1055 164 50.0 http://www.akkh.de/ag_syrien_ex.html Oct-16
102 Cueva del Yeso (Gypsum) Spain Andalusia Almeria 0.652 1050 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Dec-16
103 Coves de Rotgers Spain Andalusia Bergueda 0.630 1014 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Dec-16
104 Kitezh (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 0.592 953 46 14.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
105 Severnaya Venetsiya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 0.587 945 16 5.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
106 Dvinskaya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Holmogory 0.566 911 16 5.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
107 Siyanie (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Holmogory 0.560 902 30 9.0 Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
108 Havard Cave (Gypsum) U.S.A. Kansas Barber 0.555 893 0 0.0 Jonathan Beard Jun-17
109 Malaya Golubinskaya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 0.547 880 36 11.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
110 Speleomor'e (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 0.516 830 33 10.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
111 Malaya Pehorovskaya (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 0.510 820 49 15.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
112 Bol'shoy Holodil'nik (Gypsum) Russia Arkhangelsk Pinega 0.506 815 66 20.0 Victor Malkov, Evgeny Gurkalo Jun-16
113 Root Cellar Cave U.S.A. Texas Childress 0.397 639 46 14.0 Texas Speleological Survey via Terry Holsinger e-mail Jan-16
114 cueva del Leon Argentina Neuquen Las Lajas 0.392 631 0 0.0 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-17
115 D.E.S. Cave U.S.A. Kansas Comanche 0.379 610 0 0.0 Jonathan Beard Aug-17
116 Kladbische Illuziy (Gypsum) Russia Karachaevo/Cherkesia Caucasus,Laba river 0.349 561 33 10.0 Andrey Ostapenko, KGSS group Jan-16
117 Besleneevskaja-1 (Gypsum) Russia Krasnodar Caucasus,Laba river 0.348 560 148 45.0 Leonid Suhovey Jan-16
118 Upper Hinton Creek Cave U.S.A. Texas Collingsworth 0.336 541 29 8.8 Texas Speleological Survey via Terry Holsinger e-mail Jan-16
119 Crystal Cave U.S.A. Texas Culberson 0.326 525 262 79.9 Texas Speleological Survey via Terry Holsinger e-mail Jan-16
120 Uchkuduk (Gypsum) Russia Krasnodar Caucasus,Laba river 0.317 510 144 44.0 Andrey Ostapenko, KGSS group Jan-16
121 Long Crawl Cave U.S.A. Kansas Comanche 0.288 463 0 0.0 Jonathan Beard Aug-17
122 Dead Bunny Hole U.S.A. Texas Culberson 0.256 412 46 14.0 Texas Speleological Survey via Terry Holsinger e-mail Jan-16
123 Collapse Cave U.S.A. Texas Cottle 0.227 365 60 18.3 Texas Speleological Survey via Terry Holsinger e-mail Jan-16
124 Creek Cave U.S.A. Texas Stonewall 0.227 365 0 0.0 Texas Speleological Survey via Terry Holsinger e-mail Jan-16
125 Border Cave U.S.A. Texas Culberson 0.226 364 52 15.8 Texas Speleological Survey via Terry Holsinger e-mail Jan-16
126 Butt9on Ranch Cave U.S.A. South Dakota Custer 0.223 359 56 17.1 Marc Ohms e-mail Jun-16
127 Little Crystal Cave U.S.A. Texas Hardeman 0.202 325 15 4.6 Texas Speleological Survey via Terry Holsinger e-mail Jan-16
128 Big Mouth Cave U.S.A. Texas Wheeler 0.186 299 0 0.0 Texas Speleological Survey via Terry Holsinger e-mail Jan-16