List of deepest caves

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The following is a list of the world's deepest caves per documented maximum depth.

Name Depth (m) Length (m) Country Geology Notes
Krubera-Voronja Cave 2197[1] 16,058[2] Abkhazia
Sarma 1830[2] Abkhazia
Illuzia-Snezhnaja-Mezhonnogo 1753[2] 24,080[2] Abkhazia
Gouffre Mirolda 1733[2] France
Vogelschacht and Lamprechtsofen 1632[2] Austria
Jean Bernard System 1602[3] France
Torca del Cerro del Cuevón 1589[2] Spain
Sistema Huautla 1545[4] 64,200[4] Mexico
Čehi 2 1533[2] Slovenia
Shakta Vjacheslav Pantjukhina 1508[2] Abkhazia
Sima de la Cornisa – Torca Magali 1507[5] Spain

See also

References

  1. "3D model of the Krubera (Voronja) Cave" (VRML). Ukrainian Institute of Speleology and Karstology. Retrieved 2009-04-04. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 "Great Caves of the World". Portalul Speologilor din Romania. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  3. Le gouffre Jean-Bernard, 1602 m: Samoens/Haute-Savoie/France : record du monde de profondeur. Groupe Vulcain. 1991. ISBN 9782741700319. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Sistema Huautla Becomes Deepest Cave in the Western Hemisphere". CavingNews. April 3, 2013. Retrieved 22 Jan 2015. 
  5. "Sistema Sima de la Cornisa - Torca Magali". Federación Española de Espeleología. Retrieved 25 May 2014.