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Kuyutarla 1

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Kuyutarla 1
Type:
Horizontal Cave
Altitude:
135 m
Depth:
+2 m
Length:
43 m
Region:
Black Sea
Province:
Zonguldak
District:
Merkez
Village:
«atalagzi

     


Location: It can be reached from the Zonguldak-Kilimli-Catalagzi-Cumayani-Ayici road. The road deviating to right at the exit of Cumayani leads near to the cave. It can be reached after a 15-minute walk. It lies very close to the Cemal Tepe Sinkhole.
Structural Properties and formation : Being a horizontally developed cave; it houses debris and red-black coloured fossil layer at the bottom. In the middle; there is a +14 m natural chimney. Poor in dripstone decorations; it was formed during the Pliocene Age.
Research History: It was explored and mapped by MTA.
Findings: A few bats inhabit the final zone.


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