OTHER TYPES OF 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
TALUS & BOULDER & GRANITE
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 Jun-16
2 Bodagrottorna (Boulder/Granite) Sweden Gävleborg Iggesund 1.636 2633 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail Aug-17
3 Bear Gulch Cave U.S.A. California San Bnito 1.090 #VALUE! 156 0.4 Bruce Rogers e-mail May-16
4 Bat Cave (Gneiss) U.S.A. North Carolina Rutherford 1.053 #VALUE! 0 0.4 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-16
5 M.B.D.A.T.H.S. Cave (Talus,Granite) U.S.A. New Hampshire Grafton 1.004 #VALUE! 0 0.3 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-16
6 A Trapa Cave (Granite) Spain Galicia Pontevedra #VALUE! 1390 4751 94.0 Marcos Vaqueiro e-mail Sep-16
7 Hölickgrottan (Granite) Sweden Gävleborg Hornslandet #VALUE! 1340 3773 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail Aug-17
8 Hurricane Cave (Granite Boulder/Talus) U.S.A. Colorado Teller 0.733 #VALUE! 553 0.2 Cascade Caver V35N6P45 Jun-96
9 Gobholo Cave Swaziland Mbabane Hhoho #VALUE! 1099 3376 62.0 Manuela S. Scheuerer e-mail Jan-16
10 Millerton Lake Cave (Granite Boulder) U.S.A. California 0.655 #VALUE! 338 0.2 Bob Richards Oct-15
11 Greenhorn System (Boulder Cave) U.S.A. California Kern 0.594 #VALUE! 497 0.1 NSS News V44N4P88 Apr-86
12 O Folon Cave (Granite) Spain Galicia Pontevedra #VALUE! 905 2100 34.0 Marcos Vaqueiro e-mail Sep-16
13 Almekärrgrytet (Granite) Sweden Jönköping Misterhult #VALUE! 610 1719 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail Aug-17
14 Örnnästet (Gneiss) Sweden Gävleborg Iggesund #VALUE! 520 1516 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail Aug-17
15 Strängbergsgrottan (Granite) Sweden Jämtland Gallo 0.001 510 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail Aug-17
16 Albarellos Cave System (Granite) Spain Galicia Pontevedra 0.001 500 0 30.0 Marcos Vaqueiro e-mail Sep-16
17 Gillberga Gryt (Granite) Sweden Uppsala Östhammar 0.001 450 969 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail Aug-17
18 Stora Trängbergsgrottan (Granite?) Sweden Västmanland Köping 0.001 370 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail Aug-17
19 Östra Klövbergsgrottan Sweden Södermanland 0.001 362 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail Jan-16
20 Frugrottan Sweden Södermanland 0.001 321 581 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail Jan-16
21 Töllsjögrottan Sweden Södermanland 0.001 300 0 0.0 Rabbe Sjoberg e-mail Jan-16
22 Lower Millerton Lake Cave (Granite Boulder) U.S.A. California 0.155 #VALUE! 87 579.1 Bob Richards Oct-15
23 Nyumbanitu Cave Tanzania SW Tanzania Njombe District 0.001 249 0 0.0 Annika Anderssohn master Thesis Jan-00
24 Three Sisters Cave U.S.A. Virginia Arlington 0.116 0 6 497.4 Ed Devine May-16
25 A Furma (Granite) Portugal Minho-Lima 0.001 176 0 Marcos Vaqueiro e-mail Sep-16
26 Adeghas Cave System (Granite0 Spain Galicia Pontevedra 0.001 150 0 20.0 Marcos Vaqueiro e-mail Sep-16
27 A Touba do Brion Cobreiras Talus (Granite) Spain Galicia Pontevedra 0.001 150 2174 18.0 Marcos Vaqueiro e-mail Sep-16
CONGLOMERATE CAVES
1 Bol'shaja Oreshnaja (Conglomerate) Russia Russia Kransnojarsk 0.000 58000 0 240.0 International Caver 2000 P78 Jun-17
2 Mesacny tien Slovakia Vysoke Tatry Javorinska Siroka 0.000 30450 0 451.0 Brano Smida e-mail Jan-16
3 Jaskyna Mrtvych netopierov Slovakia Nizke Tatry Dumbier 0.000 20195 3380 324.0 www.drienka.host.sk/najdlhsie.php Jan-99
4 Cova Cuberes (Conglomerate) Spain Catalonia Pallars Jussa 0.000 13513 7223 328.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail Mar-16
5 Longmen Dong (Conglomerate) China Sichuan Yaan 0.000 13190 1722 356.0 www.hongmeigui.net/deepandlong.php Apr-17
6 Busa di Castel Sottoterra Italy Montello ? 0.000 8000 0 125.0 Victor Ferrer Rico e-mail Mar-16
7 Tilkiler Sinkhole (Conglomerate) Turkey ? ? 0.000 7000 0 0.0 internet Oct-15
8 Botrova-Brezno pri gamsovi Glavici Slovenia Prsivec Bohinjske planine 0.000 6000 0 817.0 Speleological Association of Slovenia, Cave Register Mar-16
9 cueva de Fuentemolinos Spain Burgos Puras de Villafranca 0.000 4086 0 77.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
10 Cova de la Font Major (Conglomerate) Spain Catalonia Conca de Barbera 0.000 3590 0 0.0
11 Brezno pod velbom-Ceska Jama Slovenia ? Kaninski podi 0.000 2665 0 910.0 Speleological Association of Slovenia, Cave Register Mar-16
12 Bela Griza 1 (White dysentery) Slovenia ? Kaninski podi 0.000 2054 656 884.0 Speleological Association of Slovenia, Cave Register Mar-16
13 Cueva del Portillo de la Pena Honduras Olancho El Rosario 0.000 1615 246 84.0 NSS NEWS V69N1P9 Jan-16
14 Fuente Grande Spain Castilla y Leon Burgos 0.000 1600 328 0.0 Jose Luis Membrado e-mail Jan-16
15 Forat del Tossa Spain Catalonia Pallars Jussa 0.000 1416 6243 0.0 Pete Membrado e-mail Dec-16
16 Pozo del Portillo (conglomerate) Honduras Olancho El Rosario 0.000 1400 3897 384.0 Anonymous, 1998 Honduras 97-98: Subterran 10/98 via Ric Finch e-mail Oct-15
17 Botet de Casa Rei Spain Catalonia Pallars Jussa 0.000 1278 3444 0.0 Pete Membrado e-mail Dec-16
18 Cova del Salnitre Spain Catalonia Balx Liobregat 0.000 958 3283 0.0 Pete Membrado e-mail Dec-16
19 Cova del Manel Spain Catalonia Pallars Jussa 0.000 788 3175 0.0 Pete Membrado e-mail Dec-16
20 Avenc Montserrat Ubach Spain Catalonia Solsones 0.000 500 3122 202.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail Mar-16
21 Csorgo Hole (rhyodacite tuff) Hungary Matra Mountains 0.000 428 2669 28.0 Proceedings 14th International Symposium on Vulcanospeleology Aug-10
22 Cueva Resumidero del Pozo Honduras Olancho El Rosario 0.000 374 2400 23.0 NSS NEWS V69N1P8 Jan-16
23 Mahendra gupha (Conglomerate) Nepal Gandaki Pokhara 0.000 275 2088 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
24 Cueva del Miledon (Conglomerate) Chile ? ? 0.003 0 0 200.0 internet Oct-15
CHALK & TUFA CAVES
1 Mullamullang Cave (Chalk) Australia Western Australia Nullarbur Plain 6.711 10800 440 134.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 1989
2 grotte de Rouffignac (Chalk) France Dordogne ? 4.350 7000 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 1989
3 Cocklebiddy Cave (Chalk) Australia Western Australia Nullarbur Plain 4.039 6500 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World 1989
SANDSTONE & QUARTZITE CAVES
1 Cueva del Saman Venezuela Edo Zulia Fundo las Pis. 0.001 18200 0 0.0 Franco Urbani Jun-17
2 Cueva Ojos de Cristal Venezuela Roraima ? 0.001 16100 0 73.0 NSS News V68N7P17 Jul-16
3 Krem Puri (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 0.001 12000 915 0.0 Mark Tringham e-mail Mar-17
4 Cueva Muchimuk-Colibri Venezuela Churi ? 0.001 8000 1367 160.0 NSS News V68N7P17 Jul-16
5 Cueva Charles Brewer Venezuela Churi ? 0.000 7300 0 110.0 NSS News V68N7P17 Jul-16
6 Gruta do Centenarrio Brazil Inficionado Minas Gerais 0.000 4700 1066 481.0 NSS News V68N7P17 Jul-16
7 cova del Serrat del Vent (Sandstone) Spain Catalonia Osona 0.000 4273 1292 215.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
8 Gruta das Torras Brazil Bahia 0.000 3800 0 Eric Marques e-mail Jan-16
9 Krem Lum Shken (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 0.000 3424 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 Jun-16
10 Gruta da Bocaina Brazil Inficionado ? 0.000 3200 0 404.0 NSS News V68N7P17 Jul-16
11 Cueva Juliana Venezuela Churi ? 0.000 3000 0 45.0 NSS News V68N7P17 Jul-16
12 Sima Auyan-tepuy Noroeste Venezuela Auyantepuy ? 0.000 2900 0 370.0 NSS News V68N7P17 Jul-16
13 Gruta das Bromelias Brazil Ibitipoca ? 1.678 2700 0 0.0 NSS News V68N7P17 Jul-16
14 Krem Mawpun (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 1.582 2546 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 Jun-16
15 Cueva Zuma Venezuela Churi ? 1.553 2500 295 90.0 NSS News V68N7P17 Jul-16
16 Cueva de la Arana Venezuela Churi ? 1.553 2500 0 0.0 NSS News V68N7P17 Jul-16
17 Magnet Cave South Africa Mpumalanga 1.491 2400 0 0.0 Steven Tucker e-mail Oct-15
18 Cueva del Churron Spain Cantabria Vegade Pas 1.392 2240 177 54.0 web site Feb-15
19 Krem Dam (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 1.243 2000 0 0.0 Chris Smart e-mail Oct-15
20 fontaine du Vignal (Sandstone) France Ardeche ? 1.181 1900 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
21 Krem Lymbit (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 1.031 1659 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 Jun-16
22 Bat's / Giant / Climber's System South Africa Western Cape 1.014 1632 0 0.0 Steven Tucker e-mail Oct-15
23 Mogoto Cave (Sandstone) South Africa Limpopo ? 1.004 1616 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
24 Krem Jynnaiw (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 0.992 1596 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 Jun-16
25 sima de la Liuvia (Sandstone) Venezuela Bolivar Sarisarinama 0.840 1352 663 202.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
26 Sistema de la Bora Fosca Spain Catalunya Osona 0.781 1257 0 0.0 Pete Membrado e-mail Dec-16
27 Gruta do Lapao Brazil Bahia 0.746 1200 0 Eric Marques e-mail Jan-16
28 Krem Pamskei (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 0.739 1189 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 Jun-16
29 sima Major de Sarisarinama (Quartzite) Venezuela Bolivar Auyantepuy 0.733 1179 1030 314.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
30 Abismo Guy Collet (Quartzite) Brazil Barcelos-AM 0.557 896 2201 671.0 Anais do XXIX Congresso Brasileiro de Espeleologia Jun-16
31 cueva de Cunday Colombia Tolimal Cunday 0.528 850 525 160.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
32 Tham Patihan Thailand Isan 0.482 776 0 0.0 Liviu Valenas on FB Jan-16
33 Plang Mawsyrpat (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 0.383 616 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 Jun-16
34 Krem Lewlong (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 0.342 550 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 Jun-16
35 Krem Tylong Kobah (Sandstone) India Meghalaya Khasi Hills 0.312 502 0 0.0 Descent 250 P18 Jun-16
36 Tham Nam Lot Thailand Isan 0.112 181 0 0.0 Liviu Valenas on FB Jan-16
37 ? U.S.A. West Virginia Randolph 0.079 127 0 0.0 Jeremy Browning Jan-16
38 El Abismo U.S.A. Tennessee White 0.076 122 200 61.0 Clinton Elmore on Facebook Mar-16
39 Plateau Sotano U.S.A. Tennessee Grundy 0.038 61 75 22.9 Clinton Elmore on Facebook Mar-16
40 Horror Bora Rift U.S.A. Tennessee White 0.028 45 100 30.5 Clinton Elmore on Facebook Mar-16
41 sistema Sabadell Spain Huesca Hoz de Jaca 0.000 0 1903 580.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
42 sima Anoda (Quartzite) Venezuela Bolivar Auyantepuy 0.000 0 1188 362.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
43 sima Auyantepuy Norte (Quartzite) Venezuela Bolivar Auyantepuy 0.000 0 1050 320.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
44 Mawenge Mwena Zimbabwe Chimanimani NP 0.000 0 1001 305.0 Tim Truluck Jun-17
45 sima Anoda Este 2 (Quartzite) Venezuela Bolivar Auyantepuy 0.000 0 968 295.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
46 sima Anoda Sur 1 (Quartzite) Venezuela Bolivar Auyantepuy 0.000 0 951 290.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
47 sima Menor de Sarisarinama Venezuela Bolivar Sarisarinama 0.000 0 814 248.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
48 Jungle Pot Zimbabwe Chimanimani NP 0.000 0 732 223.0 Tim Truluck Jun-17
49 Bounding Pot Zimbabwe Chimanimani NP 0.000 0 636 194.0 Tim Truluck Jun-17
SALT CAVES
1 3n (Namakdan) Cave Iran Qeshm Island 4.089 6580 0 0.0 ICN Proceedings 2013
2 mearat Maltham Israel Mt. Sedom ? 3.532 5685 443 135.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail Mar-16
3 Cova dels Meandres de sales Spain Catalonia Bages 2.672 4300 614 187.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail Mar-16
4 pestera 6S de la Minzalesti Romania Vrancel ? 2.010 3234 0 0.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail Mar-16
5 Three Naked Men Iran ? ? 1.964 3160 0 0.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail Mar-16
6 Dnepropetrovskaia Tajikistan ? ? 1.553 2500 0 0.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail Mar-16
7 Ghar e Daneshya Iran ? ? 1.186 1909 0 0.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail Mar-16
8 Komsomolskaia Tajikistan ? ? 1.150 1850 0 0.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail Mar-16
9 Sedom Israel Mt. Sedom ? 1.118 1799 279 85.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
10 Colonel Israel Mt. Sedom ? 0.900 1448 417 127.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
11 Bolsog Cirka Tajikistan ? ? 0.715 1150 0 0.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail Mar-16
12 Zechuchit Israel Mt. Sedom ? 0.705 1135 325 99.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
13 Cirgue de Bol'soj Cave Russia Palmir ? 0.639 1029 394 120.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
14 Doljeno Cudo Tajikistan ? ? 0.541 870 0 0.0 Jordi Lloret-Prieto e-mail Mar-16
15 Zalafel Israel Mt. Sedom ? 0.435 700 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
16 Forat Mico Spain Catalunya Bages 0.398 640 0 0.0 Pete Membrado e-mail Dec-16
17 Peteq Israel Mt. Sedom ? 0.326 524 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17
18 Qolnoa Israel Mt. Sedom ? 0.287 462 0 0.0 Atlas Great Caves of the World Jun-17