Cuba’s Highest Cave Found in Central Massif

2012.02.27 - 17:55:19 /

SANCTI SPIRITUS, Cuba. - The highest cave in Cuba, that is the cave with the highest entrance, was recently discovered by specialists from the province of Sancti Spiritus, at the Guahamuaya massif, located in that province of central Cuba.

According to the Escambray newspaper’s online version, the limestone cavity was named Furnia de los Perros and its entrance is located at 1,029 meters above sea level

Sancti Spirtus’ president of the Cuban Speleological Society told the daily the second highest cavern is also located in the Guahamuaya massif, at 950 meters above sea level.

The Guahamuaya massif is also home to the lowest cave of the island named Cuba-Hungría, whose entrance is at 440 below sea level, and it was discovered by the Sama speleologist group from Sancti Spiritus.

This group also spotted the world’s biggest stalagmite, 67 meters, at the Martín Infierno cave located in the same massif of the central province of Cuba.


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