Chelosiowa Jama - Jaworznicka cave
|DENIVELATION ||61 (-58 +3) m.|
|HEIGTH OF ENTRANCE ||255 m. asl |
|SITE OF ENTRANCE||closed quarry in Jaworznia near Kielce|
The longest polish cave out of Tatras.In February
1996 was joined together with Jaworznicka cave. Because of unique flor
deposits and bats winter quarters inaccessible for cavers.
Entrance was found by R. Chlebowski (geologist) in
early 70 -thies First 100m was discovered by research workers from Geological
Institute of Kielce. In 1984-1988 in cave explored cavers from Sekcja Taternictwa
Jaskiniowego i Alpinizmu from Kielce and Speloklub Warszawski (Warsaw).
In 1996 cavers from Speleoklub Swietokrzyski of Kielce after digging in
new parts of Jaworznicka joined together two caves.
|LENGTH|| 240 m.|
|DENIVELATION || 9,5 m. (-1,5+8)|
|HEIGTH OF ENTRANCES || 250, 256, 259 m. asl|
|SITE OF ENTRANCE|| Malik hill near Kielce|
Raj cave is second most beautiful cave in Poland.
Because of rich drippings and archeological discoveries of
appearance of Neanderthal men cave is reserve.
Raj was found in September 1964.
In June 1972 150 m. cave route was opened for tourists.
EPIMENIDES CAVE PAGE: http://panda.bg.univ.gda.pl/~dbart