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Sušikan

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Sušikan
Type:
Horizontal Cave
Altitude:
640 m
Depth:
m
Length:
254 m
Region:
Black Sea
Province:
Zonguldak
District:
Devrek
Village:
Deliahmetoglu

     


Location: It is located in the Dangezoglu Quarter of the Deliahmetoglu Village of the Devrek District.
Structural Properties and formation : It was formed as a result of the enlargement of a fault crack on a step-like rocky mass due to abrasion. Consisting of narrow corridors from the entrance continues along with the crack. There are several small branches leading into the main corridor.
Research History: It was explored by ANMAK in 1992.
Findings: There is a silt layer including several potsherds in the entrance. The samples of these potsherds were examined at DTCF; and determined that they dated back to the Roman Period.


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