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PSC Class 144: Caves in the World

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Caves in the World:

Speleology is the scientific study of caves.

The French born, Edouard-Alfred Martel is considered as the father of modern cave study.

The lengthiest cave in the world is Mammoth Cave located in south central Kentucky. The length of mammoth cave is 591 kilometer.

The deepest cave in the world is Voronya Cave in Georgia. The deep of Voronya Cave is 2191 meter.

The animal that lives in the dark parts of caves is called as troglobite.

Stygobites are water animals that live in cave areas.

Lechuguilla Cave in America is famous for its beauty.

Jewel Cave is located in South Dakota in United States.

Cango Caves located in South Africa is most famous.

People from different parts of the world visit this Cango Caves.

Hira Cave in Saudi Arabia is considered as a pilgrim spot. It was in this Hira Cave; Prophet Muhammad's first revelation took place.

Tora bora caves are located in Afganistan.

The popular Seven Star Cave is located in China.

Maharani cave is located in Indonesia.

Lascaux Caves in Famous for cave paintings. It is located in southwestern France.

Petroglyphs are pictogram and logogram images drawn in cave walls.

The Jeita Cave in Lebanon is the most popular cave in Asia.

Cathedral Caves are a series of sea caves located in New Zealand.

Fa Hien Cave is located in Sri Lanka.

The Cave of Letters is a famous cave in Israel.

One of the deepest caves in the world, Bernard Cave is located in france.

Ape cave and Bat cave is located in America.

Spelunking is the word used to representing cave exploration.

Edakkal Caves is located in Ambukuthi Hills of Wayanad in Kerala.

The Barabar Caves are rock-cut caves built in Gaya District of Bihar.

The Borra Caves are located in visakhapatnam of Andhra Pradesh.

The Mahakali Caves are located in Mumbai.

Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves are located in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra.


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