List of caves in Slovenia

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The following article is a list of caves in Slovenia. About 43% of Slovenian territory is of karst nature and over 11,500 caves (2015) are known in Slovenia.

List of caves by number of visitors

The following show caves were the most visited in 2008 (ordered by the number of visitors):[1]

  1. Postojna Cave: 548,424 visitors
  2. Škocjan Cave: 100,299 visitors
  3. Hell Cave: 13,638 visitors
  4. Predjama Cave: 6,133 visitors
  5. Cross Cave: 4,935 visitors
  6. Mayor Cave: 4,008 visitors
  7. Pivka Cave and Black Cave: 3,509 visitors

List of caves by length

  1. Migovec System, length (m): 30,700, depth (m): -975, location: the Tolminka River surroundings
  2. Postojna Cave (Slovene: Postojnska jama) (system), length (m): 24,120 m, depth (m): -115, location: Pivška kotlina, river: Pivka
  3. Predjama (system), length (m): 13,092, depth (m): -143, location: Pivška kotlina, river: Lokva, Belščica
  4. Kačna jama, length (m): 12,750, depth (m): -280, location: Divaški kras, river: underground Notranjska Reka river
  5. Pološka jama, length (m): 10,800, depth (m): -704, location: zaledje Tolminke
  6. Črnelsko brezno, length (m): 11,450, depth (m): -1,198, location: Rombonski podi
  7. Cross Cave (Slovene: Križna jama), length (m): 8,273, depth (m): -32 location: Loško polje, rivers:Farovščica and Bloščica (only in high waters)
  8. Karlovice (system), length (m): 8,057, depth (m): -12, location: Cerkniško polje, rivers: Cerkniščica and other outflows from Cerkniško polje
  9. Planina Cave (Slovene: Planinska jama), length (m): 6,656, depth (m): -65, location: Planinsko polje, rivers: Rak and Pivka
  10. Dimnice, length (m): 6,020, depth (m): -134, location: Matarsko podolje, rivers: sink stream of Velike Loče (blind valley)
  11. Brezno pri gamsovi glavici, length (m): 6,000, depth (m): -817, location: Bohinjske planine
  12. Škocjan Caves (Slovene: Škocjanske jame), length (m): 5,800, depth (m): -250, location: Divaški kras, river: Reka
  13. Najdena jama, length (m): 4,987, depth (m): -121, location: Planinsko polje, river: Unica
  14. Zelške jame, length (m): 4,742, depth (m): -45, location: Rak Škocjan, river: Rak
  15. Podpeška jama, length (m): 4,390, depth (m): -20, location: Dobrepolje
  16. Čehi 2, length (m): 5,291, depth (m): -1.502, location: Rombonski podi - deepest abyss in Slovenia
  17. Logarček, length (m): 4,334, depth (m): -120, location: Planinsko polje
  18. Velika ledena jama v Paradani, length (m): 4,090, depth (m): -650, location: Trnovski gozd
  19. Molička peč (system),length (m): 3,827, depth (m): -1,135, location: Dleskovška planota
  20. Mala Boka, length (m): 3,545, depth (m): -353, location: Bovška kotlina
  21. Skalarjevo brezno, length (m): 3,485, depth (m): -911, location: Kaninski podi
  22. Brezno pod Moličko pečjo, length (m): 3,009, depth (m): -533, location: Dleskovška planota
  23. Tkalca jama, length (m): 2,885, depth (m): -71, location: Rak Škocjan
  24. Beško-Ocizeljski sistem,length (m): 2,780, depth (m): -150, location: Podgorski kras
  25. Hotiško-Slivarski sistem, length (m): 2,644, depth (m): -180, location: Matarsko podolje
  26. J4, length (m): 2,640, depth (m): -520, location: Rombonski podi
  27. Vandima, length (m): 2,500, depth (m): -1,182, location: Rombonski podi
  28. Huda Luknja, length (m): 2,339, depth (m): -119, location: Paka Valley
  29. Jazbina v Rovnjah, length (m): 2.233, depth (m): -160, location: Matarsko podolje
  30. Viršnica, length (m): 2,139, depth (m): -62, location: Račna Karst Field
  31. Gorjanska jama, length (m): 2,054, depth (m): -153, location: Mežakla
  32. Podstenska jama, length (m): 1,984, depth (m): -65, location: Mala gora (Ribnica)
  33. Vipavska jama, length (m): 1,932, depth (m): -64, location: Vipavska dolina
  34. Ponor polne lune, length (m): 1,873, depth (m): -370, location: Banjšice
  35. Kostanjeviška jama, length (m): 1,813, depth (m): -47, location: Gorjanci
  36. Renejevo brezno, length (m): 1,700, depth (m): -1,068, location: Kaninski podi
  37. Osapska jama, length (m): 1,607, depth (m): -54, location: Podgorski kras
  38. Željnske jame, length (m): 1,600, depth (m): -12, location: Kočevsko polje
  39. Kamniška jama, length (m): 1,570, depth (m): -226, location: Kamniška Bistrica
  40. Križna jama 2, length (m): 1,565, depth (m): -80, location: Loško polje, river: Farovščica
  41. Pekel, 1.310 length (m): 1,310, depth (m): -40, location: Ponikovski kras (Polzela)
  42. Tajna jama 1, length (m): 1,300, depth (m): -30, location: Ponikovski kras (Polzela)
  43. Brezno pri Leški planini, length (m): 1,264, depth (m): -536, location: Jelovica
  44. Botrova jama, length (m): 1,250, depth (m): -516, location: Bohinjske planine
  45. Vodna jama v Lozi, length (m): 1,235, depth (m): -75, location: Slavinski ravnik (Prestranek)
  46. Lipiška jama, length (m): 1,194, depth (m): -230, location: Sežanski kras
  47. Ljubljanska jama, length (m): 1,120, depth (m): -310, location: Kamniška Bistrica
  48. Ledeno špičje, length (m): 1,118, depth (m): -255, location: Krnsko pogorje
  49. Izvir Bilpa, length (m): 1,100, depth (m): -41, location: Kolpa valley
  50. Medvedjak, length (m): 1,092, depth (m): -129, location: Matarsko podolje
  51. Jama v Kofcah, length (m): 1,090, depth (m): -103, location: Big Pasture Plateau
  52. Prepadna jama, length (m): 1,080, depth (m): -148, location: Kolpa valley
  53. C 11 (Možnica), length (m): 1,074, depth (m): -644, location: zaledje Loške Koritnice
  54. Snežna jama na planini Arto, length (m): 1,062, depth (m): -75, location: Raduha
  55. Kmetov brezen, length (m): 1,049, depth (m): -41, location: Hotenjski ravnik (Hotedršica)
  56. Čendova jama, length (m): 1,040, depth (m): -126, location: Baška grapa
  57. Hrušiške ponikve, length (m): 1,036 -152, location: Matarsko podolje
  58. Lekinka, length (m): 1,032 -17, location: Pivška kotlina
  59. Kamenšca, length (m): 1,023 -147, location: Matarsko podolje
  60. Martinska jama pri Markovščini, length (m): 1,004 -120, location: Matarsko podolje
  61. Novokrajska jama, length (m): 1,000, depth (m): -113, location: Jelšanska brda
  62. Brezno pod Velbom, length (m): 1,000, depth (m): -852, location: Kaninski podi

References

  1. "Letno število obiskovalcev izbranih naravnih znamenitosti v Sloveniji". Environmental Agency of the Republic of Slovenia. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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