Grotte Conturines


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Location: Alta Badia, Trentino Alto-Adige.
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Classification: ExplainKarst cave
Light: none.
Dimension: 2750 m asl
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Address: Administration: Associazione Turistica Alta Badia, Col Alt 36, 39033 Corvara, Tel: +39-471-836176, Fax 0471-836540. E-mail: contact
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History

1987 discovered.

Description

Grotte Conturines is the highest altitude cave with ExplainCave Bear (Ursus spelaeus) remains. This bear lived here about 14,000 years ago, 2,800m above sea level. The Grotte Conturines contains numerous skeletons, which were studied at the University of Vienna by Prof. Rabeder.