List of caves in Austria

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File:Katerloch1.JPG
View of the Katerloch Cave

The following article shows a list of caves in Austria. The list also includes ice caves and tourist former salt caves (Salzwelten).[1]

Overview

The main concentration of Austrian caves (German: Höhle) is by the Northern Limestone Alps, a mountain range of the Eastern Alps. Many of them are located in the geographical region of Salzkammergut and in the Totes Gebirge.

Caves

The caves are listed by alphabetical order and there are shown the main tourist caves and other notable (ex.: archaeological or paleontological) underground voids. In the "length" section is shown, between parentheses, the cave's trail as a show cave (SC).

Image Name Municipality State Length Elevation Coordinates
80px Allander Tropfsteinhöhle Alland (BN) Lower Austria 0.07 km
(SC: 0.07 km)
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80px Dachstein-Mammuthöhle Obertraun (GM) Upper Austria 66 km
(SC: 1 km)
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80px Dachstein-Rieseneishöhle Obertraun (GM) Upper Austria 2 km
(SC: 1 km)
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No free image.svg DÖF-Sonnleiter Tauplitz (LI) Styria 21.4 km
(SC: no)
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80px Einhornhöhle [2] Markt Piesting [3] (WB) Lower Austria 0.6
(SC: 0.6 km)
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80px Eisensteinhöhle Bad Fischau-Brunn (WB) Lower Austria 2 km
(SC: 1 km)
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No free image.svg Eiskogelhöhle Werfenweng (JO) Salzburg 2 km
(SC: 0.5 km)
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80px Eisriesenwelt Werfen (JO) Salzburg 42 km
(SC: 1 km)
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No free image.svg Entrische Kirche Goldegg (JO) Salzburg 2.5 km
(SC: 1 km)
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80px Gasselhöhle Ebensee [4] (GM) Upper Austria 3.7 km
(SC: 0.6 km)
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80px Grasslhöhle Naas (WZ) Styria 1.5 km
(SC: 0.6 km)
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No free image.svg Griffener Tropfsteinhöhle Griffen (VK) Carinthia 0.5 km
(SC: 0.5 km)
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No free image.svg Hermannshöhle Kirchberg am Wechsel (NK) Lower Austria 4.2 km
(SC: 0.6 km)
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No free image.svg Hochkarschacht Göstling an der Ybbs [5] (SB) Lower Austria 0.7 km
(SC: 0.7 km)
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No free image.svg Hundalm-Eishöhle Mariastein [6] (KU) Tyrol 2 km
(SC: 1 km)
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80px Katerloch Naas [7] (WZ) Styria 1 km
(SC: 1 km)
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No free image.svg Kolkbläser-Monsterhöhle-System Saalfelden (ZE) Salzburg 44.5 km
(SC: no)
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No free image.svg Kraushöhle Gams bei Hieflau (LI) Styria 0.3 km
(SC: 0.3 km)
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No free image.svg Koppenbrüllerhöhle Obertraun (GM) Upper Austria 3.9 km
(SC: 0.5 km)
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No free image.svg Lamprechtsofen Weißbach [8] (ZE) Salzburg 51 km
(SC: 0.7 km)
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80px Lurgrotte Peggau (GU)
Semriach (GU)
Styria 5 km
(SC: 2 km)
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80px Nixhöhle Frankenfels (PL) Lower Austria 1.4 km
(SC: 0.3 km)
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80px Obir-Tropfsteinhöhlen Eisenkappel-Vellach [9] (VK) Carinthia 6 km
(SC: 1 km)
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No free image.svg Odelsteinhöhle Johnsbach [10] (LI) Styria 0.6 km
(SC: 0.4 km)
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80px Ötscher-Tropfsteinhöhle Gaming [11] (SB) Lower Austria 0.5 km
(SC: 0.5 km)
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No free image.svg Rettenwandhöhle Thörl (BM) Styria 0.6 km
(SC: 0.6 km)
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No free image.svg Salzofen Grundlsee (LI) Styria 2 km
(SC: no)
1,850 amsl Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
No free image.svg Salzwelten Altaussee Altaussee (LI) Styria 1 km
(SC: 1 km)
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Dürrnberg (Salzwelten).jpg Salzwelten Hallein Hallein [12] (HA) Salzburg 1 km
(SC: 1 km)
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80px Salzwelten Hallstatt Hallstatt (GM) Upper Austria 1 km
(SC: 1 km)
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No free image.svg Schönberg Bad Ischl (GM)
Altaussee (LI)
Upper Austria
Styria
140 km
(SC: no)
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No free image.svg Spannagelhöhle Tux (SZ) Tyrol 10 km
(SC: 0.5 km)
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80px Schwarzmooskogel
(Steinbrückenhöhle
and Traungoldhöhle)
Altaussee [13] (LI) Styria 15.4 km
(SC: no)
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Notes and references

  1. Information on the official website of Salzwelten Österreich
  2. Translated as Unicorn cave
  3. In the civil parish (Ortsteil) of Dreistetten
  4. Entrance situated in Erlakogel mountain
  5. Entrance situated in Hochkar mountain
  6. In the civil parish (Ortsteil) of Hundalm
  7. In the civil parish (Ortsteil) of Dürntal
  8. Entrance situated in Leoganger Steinberge
  9. Entrance situated in Hochobir mountain
  10. Entrance situated in the Ennstaler Alps
  11. Situated in Ötscher-Tormäuer natural park
  12. In the civil parish (Ortsteil) of Dürrnberg
  13. Entrance situated in Loser Plateau

See also

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