The Worlds Great Vertical Pits 
  Compiled by: Bob Gulden NSS#13188     http://www.caverbob.com
  C A V E    N A M E COUNTRY DEPTH METERS SOURCE DATE
1 Vrtoglavica Slovenia 603 Toni palcic Jun-05
2 Ghar-e-Ghala Iran 562 Saadat Lotfi Zadeh Dec-16
3 Patkov gust Croatia 553 Toni palcic Jun-05
4 Da Keng China 519 Descent N194P32 Jun-05
5 Lukina jama Croatia 516 Descent N194P32 Jun-05
6 Velebita Croatia 513 Velebit Speleological Society Jun-05
7 Brezno pod velbom Slovenia 501 Toni palcic Jun-05
8 Miao Keng China 491 Erin e-mail Jun-05
9 Melkboden-Eishohle Austria 451 Descent N194P32 Jun-05
10 Hollenhohle Hades Austria 450 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
11 Not rported yet 435 Sergio Ruiz Garcia e-mail Nov-16
12 Baiyu Dong China 424 Yvonne Droms Jun-05
13 Meduza (Bojim-bojim shaft) Croatia 420 NSS News Jun-05
14 Abisso di Monte Novegno Italy 418 Descent N194P32 Jun-05
15 Minye Papua New Guinea 417 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
16 El Sotano (de El Barro) Mexico 410 Mexican Deep Pit List Jun-05
17 Abatz Georgia 410 Descent N194P32 Jun-05
18 Kocadagini (Airstrike) Turkey 401 Emrah Sinmaz e-mail Jul-05
19 Hudi vrsic (Zlatorog) Slovenia 385 Toni palcic Jun-05
20 Las Golondrinas Mexico 376 Mexican Deep Pit List Jun-05
19 Oala Iran 357 Yousef Sorninia on Facebook Nov-16
20 Stierwaschacht Austria 350 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
21 sima Aonda Venezuela 350 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
22 Sima del Tejon Spain 346 Jose Luis Membrado Jun-05
23 Hochlecken-Grobhohle Austria 343 Maps of Austria deep caves Jan-16
24 Mavro Skiadi Greece 342 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
25 Pozo Negro (Sistema Garma Ciega) Spain 340 Jose Luis Membrado Jun-05
26 Tomasa Kiahua Mexico 330 Mexican Deep Pit List Jun-05
27 Puits du Vautour in Grotte de L'ours France 330 Dagobert L'Ecluse Jul-05
28 Sotanito de Alhuastle Mexico 329 Mexican Deep Pit List Jun-05
29 Zacaton Mexico 329 Mexican Deep Pit List Jun-05
30 Aphanize France 328 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
31 Lepineaux Sistema de la Piedra de San Martin) Spain 320 Jose Luis Membrado May-05
32 Pozo el Buldo Torca de la Mole) Spain 314 Jose Luis Membrado Jun-05
33 Nare Papua New Guinea 310 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
34 pozzo Mandini Italy 310 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
35 Xonga Mexico 310 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
36 Pozo Vicente Alegre (Sis.del Trave) Spain 309 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
37 Pozo de los Caines (Torca de Cabeza Llambrera) Spain 308 Jose Luis Membrado Jun-05
38 Altes Murmeltier Austria 307 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
39 Poza Tras la Hayada Spain 306 Jose Luis Membrado Jun-05
40 Pot II France 302 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
41 Touya de Liet France 302 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
42 Pozo Juhue (Cueva de Coventosa) Spain 302 Jose Luis Membrado May-05
43 Enrico Revel Italy 299 or 316 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
The Worlds Great Free Fall Vertical Pits
  C A V E    N A M E COUNTRY DEPTH METERS SOURCE DATE
1 Velebita Croatia 513 Velebit Speleological Society Jun-05
2 Not reported yet 435 Sergio Ruiz Garcia e-mail Nov-16
3 Baiyu Dong China 424 Yvonne Droms Jun-05
4 Las Golondrinas Mexico 333 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
5 Aphanize France 328 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
6 El Sotano Mexico 310 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05
7 poza Tras la Jayada Spain 306 Atlas - Great Caves of the World Jun-05