OTHER TYPES OF CAVES   Compiled by: Bob Gulden - May 05, 2019
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TALUS & BOULDER & GRANITE CAVES                                       TALUS & BOULDER & GRANITE CAVES                                        TALUS & BOULDER & GRANITE CAVES
          LENGTH LENGTH DEPTH DEPTH    
RANK CAVE  NAME COUNTRY STATE COUNTY MILES METERS FEET METERS SOURCE DATE
1 T.S.O.D. Cave             (Talus,Anorthosite) U.S.A. New York Essex 2.472 3978 0 0.0 Atlas - Great Caves of the World 06/16
2 Bodagrottorna  (Boulder/Granite) Sweden Gävleborg Iggesund 1.636 2633 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail 08/16
3 Bear Gulch Cave U.S.A. California San Bnito 1.090 1754 156 47.5 Bruce Rogers e-mail 05/16
4 Bat Cave                             (Gneiss) U.S.A. North Carolina Rutherford 1.053 1695 0 0.0 Atlas - Great Caves of the World 06/16
5 M.B.D.A.T.H.S. Cave           (Talus,Granite) U.S.A. New Hampshire Grafton 1.004 1616 0 0.0 Atlas - Great Caves of the World 06/16
6 A Trapa Cave (Granite) Spain Galicia Pontevedra 0.864 1390 308 94.0 Marcos Vaqueiro e-mail 09/16
7 Hölickgrottan  (Granite) Sweden Gävleborg Hornslandet 0.833 1340 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail 08/16
8 Hurricane Cave        (Granite Boulder/Talus) U.S.A. Colorado Teller 0.733 1180 553 168.6 Cascade Caver V35N6P45 06/96
9 Gobholo Cave Swaziland Mbabane Hhoho 0.683 1099 203 62.0 Manuela S. Scheuerer e-mail 01/16
10 Millerton Lake Cave  (Granite Boulder) U.S.A. California - 0.655 1054 338 103.0 Bob Richards 02/15
11 Greenhorn System               (Boulder Cave) U.S.A. California Kern 0.594 956 497 151.5 NSS News V44N4P88 04/86
12 O Folon Cave (Granite) Spain Galicia Pontevedra 0.562 905 112 34.0 Marcos Vaqueiro e-mail 09/16
13 Almekärrgrytet (Granite) Sweden Jönköping Misterhult 0.379 610 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail 08/16
14 Örnnästet   (Gneiss) Sweden Gävleborg Iggesund 0.323 520 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail 08/16
15 Strängbergsgrottan    (Granite) Sweden Jämtland Gallo 0.317 510 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail 08/16
16 Albarellos Cave System (Granite) Spain Galicia Pontevedra 0.311 500 98 30.0 Marcos Vaqueiro e-mail 09/16
17 Gillberga Gryt (Granite) Sweden Uppsala Östhammar 0.280 450 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail 08/16
18 Stora Trängbergsgrottan (Granite?) Sweden Västmanland Köping 0.230 370 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail 08/16
19 Östra Klövbergsgrottan Sweden Södermanland - 0.225 362 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail 01/16
20 Frugrottan Sweden Södermanland - 0.199 321 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail 01/16
21 Töllsjögrottan Sweden Södermanland - 0.186 300 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail 01/16
22 Lower Millerton Lake Cave   (Granite Boulder) U.S.A. California - 0.155 249 87 26.5 Bob Richards 02/15
23 Nyumbanitu Cave Tanzania SW Tanzania Njombe District 0.155 249 0 0.0 Annika Anderssohn master Thesis 01/00
24 Three Sisters Cave U.S.A. Virginia Arlington 0.116 187 6 1.8 Ed Devine 05/16
25 A Furma (Granite) Portugal - Minho-Lima 0.109 176 0 0.0 Marcos Vaqueiro e-mail 09/16
26 Adeghas Cave System (Granite0 Spain Galicia Pontevedra 0.093 150 66 20.0 Marcos Vaqueiro e-mail 09/16
27 A Touba do Brion Cobreiras Talus (Granite) Spain Galicia Pontevedra 0.093 150 59 18.0 Marcos Vaqueiro e-mail 09/16
CONGLOMERATE CAVES                                              CONGLOMERATE CAVES                                             CONGLOMERATE CAVES
1 Bol'shaja Oreshnaja            (Conglomerate) Russia Russia Kransnojarsk 36.040 58000 787 240.0 International Caver 2000 P78 06/17
2 Mesacny tien Slovakia Vysoke Tatry Javorinska Siroka 18.921 30450 1480 451.0 Brano Smida e-mail 01/16
3 Jaskyna Mrtvych netopierov Slovakia Nizke Tatry Dumbier 12.549 20195 1063 324.0 www.drienka.host.sk/najdlhsie.php 01/99
4 Cova Cuberes     (Conglomerate) Spain Catalonia Pallars Jussa 8.397 13513 1076 328.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail 03/16
5 Longmen Dong  (Conglomerate) China Sichuan Yaan 8.196 13190 1168 356.0 www.hongmeigui.net/deepandlong.php 04/17
6 Busa di Castel Sottoterra Italy Montello - 4.971 8000 410 125.0 Victor Ferrer Rico e-mail 03/16
7 Tilkiler Sinkhole   (Conglomerate) Turkey - - 4.350 7000 0 0.0 internet 02/15
8 Botrova-Brezno pri gamsovi Glavici Slovenia Prsivec Bohinjske planine 3.728 6000 2680 817.0 Speleological Association of Slovenia, Cave Register 03/16
9 cueva de Fuentemolinos Spain Burgos Puras de Villafranca 2.539 4086 253 77.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
10 Cova de la Font Major           (Conglomerate) Spain Catalonia Conca de Barbera 2.231 3590 0 0.0 - -
11 Brezno pod velbom-Ceska Jama Slovenia - Kaninski podi 1.656 2665 2986 910.0 Speleological Association of Slovenia, Cave Register 03/16
12 Tham Maa/Tham Yang Thailand Nan Pua 1.473 2371 374 114.0 Martin Ellis e-mail 02/19
13 Bela Griza 1 (White dysentery) Slovenia - Trnovski gozd 1.276 2054 2900 884.0 Speleological Association of Slovenia, Cave Register 03/16
14 Cueva del Portillo de la Pena Honduras Olancho El Rosario 1.004 1615 276 84.0 NSS NEWS V69N1P9 01/16
15 Fuente Grande Spain Castilla y Leon Burgos 0.994 1600 0 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail 01/16
16 Forat del Tossa Spain Catalonia Pallars Jussa 0.880 1416 0 0.0 Pete Membrado e-mail 12/16
17 Pozo del Portillo  (conglomerate) Honduras Olancho El Rosario 0.870 1400 1260 384.0 Anonymous, 1998 Honduras 97-98: Subterran 10/98 via Ric Finch e-mail 02/15
18 Botet de Casa Rei Spain Catalonia Pallars Jussa 0.794 1278 0 0.0 Pete Membrado e-mail 12/16
19 Cova del Salnitre Spain Catalonia Balx Liobregat 0.595 958 0 0.0 Pete Membrado e-mail 12/16
20 Cova del Manel Spain Catalonia Pallars Jussa 0.490 788 0 0.0 Pete Membrado e-mail 12/16
21 Avenc Montserrat Ubach Spain Catalonia Solsones 0.311 500 663 202.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail 03/16
22 Csorgo Hole (rhyodacite tuff) Hungary - Matra Mountains 0.266 428 92 28.0 Proceedings 14th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology 08/10
23 Cueva Resumidero del Pozo Honduras Olancho El Rosario 0.232 374 75 23.0 NSS NEWS V69N1P8 01/16
24 Mahendra gupha   (Conglomerate) Nepal Gandaki Pokhara 0.171 275 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
25 Cueva del Miledon  (Conglomerate) Chile - - 0.000 0 656 200.0 internet 02/15
CHALK & TUFA CAVES                                       CHALK & TUFA CAVES                                        CHALK & TUFA CAVES
1 Mullamullang Cave  (Chalk) Australia Western Australia Nullarbur Plain 6.711 10800 440 134.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
2 grotte de Rouffignac  (Chalk) France Dordogne - 4.350 7000 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
3 Cocklebiddy Cave   (Chalk) Australia Western Australia Nullarbur Plain 4.039 6500 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
SANDSTONE & QUARTZITE CAVES                                   SANDSTONE & QUARTZITE CAVES                                   SANDSTONE & QUARTZITE CAVES
1 Cueva del Saman Venezuela Edo Zulia Fundo las Pis. 11.309 18200 0 0.0 Franco Urbani 06/17
2 Cueva Ojos de Cristal Venezuela Roraima - 10.004 16100 240 73.0 NSS News V68N7P17 07/16
3 Krem Puri   (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 7.675 12351 98 30.0 Descent #260P23 03/18
4 Cueva Muchimuk-Colibri Venezuela Churi - 4.971 8000 525 160.0 NSS News V68N7P17 07/16
5 Cueva Charles Brewer Venezuela Churi - 4.536 7300 361 110.0 NSS News V68N7P17 07/16
6 Gruta do Centenarrio Brazil Inficionado Minas Gerais 2.920 4700 1578 481.0 NSS News V68N7P17 07/16
7 cova del Serrat del Vent  (Sandstone) Spain Catalonia Osona 2.655 4273 705 215.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
8 Gruta das Torras Brazil Bahia - 2.361 3800 0 0.0 Eric Marques e-mail 01/16
9 Krem Lum Shken    (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 2.128 3424 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 06/16
10 Gruta da Bocaina Brazil Inficionado - 1.988 3200 1325 404.0 NSS News V68N7P17 07/16
11 Cueva Juliana Venezuela Churi - 1.864 3000 148 45.0 NSS News V68N7P17 07/16
12 Sima Auyan-tepuy Noroeste Venezuela Auyantepuy - 1.802 2900 1214 370.0 NSS News V68N7P17 07/16
13 Gruta das Bromelias Brazil Ibitipoca - 1.678 2700 0 0.0 NSS News V68N7P17 07/16
14 Krem Mawpun   (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 1.582 2546 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 06/16
15 Cueva Zuma Venezuela Churi - 1.553 2500 295 90.0 NSS News V68N7P17 07/16
16 Cueva de la Arana Venezuela Churi - 1.553 2500 0 0.0 NSS News V68N7P17 07/16
17 Magnet Cave South Africa Mpumalanga - 1.491 2400 0 0.0 Steven Tucker e-mail 102/2015
18 Cueva del Churron Spain Cantabria Vegade Pas 1.392 2240 177 54.0 web site 02/15
19 Krem Dam    (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 1.243 2000 0 0.0 Chris Smart e-mail 102/2015
20 fontaine du Vignal   (Sandstone) France Ardeche - 1.181 1900 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
21 Krem Lymbit    (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 1.031 1659 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 06/16
22 Bat's / Giant / Climber's System South Africa Western Cape - 1.014 1632 0 0.0 Steven Tucker e-mail 102/2015
23 Mogoto Cave   (Sandstone) South Africa Limpopo - 1.004 1616 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
24 Krem Jynnaiw    (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 0.992 1596 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 06/16
25 sima de la Liuvia   (Sandstone) Venezuela Bolivar Sarisarinama 0.840 1352 663 202.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
26 Sistema de la Bora Fosca Spain Catalunya Osona 0.781 1257 0 0.0 Pete Membrado e-mail 12/16
27 Gruta do Lapao Brazil Bahia - 0.746 1200 0 0.0 Eric Marques e-mail 01/16
28 Krem Pamskei    (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 0.739 1189 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 06/16
29 sima Major de Sarisarinama   (Quartzite) Venezuela Bolivar Auyantepuy 0.733 1179 1030 314.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
30 Abismo Guy Collet   (Quartzite) Brazil Barcelos-AM - 0.557 896 2201 671.0 Anais do XXIX Congresso Brasileiro de Espeleologia 06/16
31 cueva de Cunday Colombia Tolimal Cunday 0.528 850 525 160.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
32 Tham Patihan Thailand   Isan 0.482 776 0 0.0 Liviu Valenas on FB 01/16
33 Plang Mawsyrpat    (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 0.383 616 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 06/16
34 Krem Lewlong    (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 0.342 550 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 06/16
35 Krem Tylong Kobah    (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 0.312 502 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 06/16
36 Tham Nam Lot Thailand - Isan 0.112 181 0 0.0 Liviu Valenas on FB 01/16
37 ? U.S.A. West Virginia Randolph 0.079 127 0 0.0 Jeremy Browning 01/16
38 El Abismo U.S.A. Tennessee White 0.076 122 200 61.0 Clinton Elmore on Facebook 03/16
39 Plateau Sotano U.S.A. Tennessee Grundy 0.038 61 75 22.9 Clinton Elmore on Facebook 03/16
40 Horror Bora Rift U.S.A. Tennessee White 0.028 45 100 30.5 Clinton Elmore on Facebook 03/16
DEPTH sistema Sabadell Spain Huesca Hoz de Jaca 0.000 0 1903 580.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
DEPTH sima Anoda   (Quartzite) Venezuela Bolivar Auyantepuy 0.000 0 1188 362.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
DEPTH sima Auyantepuy Norte   (Quartzite) Venezuela Bolivar Auyantepuy 0.000 0 1050 320.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
DEPTH Mawenge Mwena Zimbabwe - Chimanimani NP 0.000 0 1001 305.0 Tim Truluck 06/17
DEPTH sima Anoda Este 2   (Quartzite) Venezuela Bolivar Auyantepuy 0.000 0 968 295.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
DEPTH sima Anoda Sur 1   (Quartzite) Venezuela Bolivar Auyantepuy 0.000 0 951 290.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
DEPTH sima Menor de Sarisarinama Venezuela Bolivar Sarisarinama 0.000 0 814 248.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
DEPTH Jungle Pot Zimbabwe - Chimanimani NP 0.000 0 732 223.0 Tim Truluck 06/17
DEPTH Bounding Pot Zimbabwe - Chimanimani NP 0.000 0 636 194.0 Tim Truluck 06/17
SALT CAVES                                        SALT CAVES                                        SALT CAVES
1 Mearat Malcham Israel Mt. Sedom   6.338 10200 443 135.0 Yual Sobolyev FB 03/19
2 3n (Namakdan) Cave Iran Qeshm Island - 4.089 6580 0 0.0 ICN Proceedings 07/05
3 Cova dels Meandres de sales Spain Catalonia Bages 2.672 4300 614 187.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail 03/16
4 pestera 6S de la Minzalesti Romania Vrancel - 2.010 3234 0 0.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail 03/16
5 Dnepropetrovskaia Tajikistan - - 1.553 2500 0 0.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail 03/16
6 Ghar e Daneshya Iran Hormoz Island - 1.186 1909 0 0.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail 03/16
7 Komsomolskaia Tajikistan - - 1.150 1850 0 0.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail 03/16
8 Sedom Israel Mt. Sedom - 1.118 1799 279 85.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
9 Colonel Israel Mt. Sedom - 0.900 1448 417 127.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
10 White Foam Cave Iran Shiraz   0.784 1262 0 0.0 Michal Filippi e-mail 08/18
11 Bolsog Cirka Tajikistan - - 0.715 1150 0 0.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail 03/16
12 Zechuchit Israel Mt. Sedom - 0.705 1135 325 99.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
13 Cirgue de Bol'soj Cave Russia Palmir - 0.639 1029 394 120.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
14 Doljeno Cudo Tajikistan - - 0.541 870 0 0.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail 03/16
15 Gulnazia Cave Israel     0.463 745 0 0.0 Boaz Langford e-mail 04/19
16 Notza Cave Israel     0.455 732 0 0.0 Boaz Langford e-mail 04/19
17 Zalafel Israel Mt. Sedom - 0.435 700 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
18 Ikirkas Cave Israel     0.417 671 0 0.0 Boaz Langford e-mail 04/19
19 Forat Mico Spain Catalunya Bages 0.398 640 0 0.0 Pete Membrado e-mail 12/16
20 Tham Din Phieng Thailand Nong Khai Sangkhom 0.342 550 20 6.0 Martin Ellis e-mail 02/19
21 Peteq Israel Mt. Sedom - 0.326 524 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
22 Konus Cave Israel     0.301 485 0 0.0 Boaz Langford e-mail 04/19
23 Qolnoa Israel Mt. Sedom - 0.287 462 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 06/17
24 Hanit Cave Israel     0.265 426 0 0.0 Boaz Langford e-mail 04/19
25 Zanav-Michnasim Cave Israel     0.221 355 0 0.0 Boaz Langford e-mail 04/19