Voragine di Ispinigoli


Useful Information

Location: Near Cala Gonone, Nuoro, Sardegna.
SS125 between Orosei and Doergali, turn off at kilometre 32 towards Cala Cortoe ond Cala Osalle. (40°19'7.10"N, 9°36'23.24"E)
Open: APR to OCT daily 9-13, 15-18. Tours every hour on the hour.
Fee: Adults EUR 7. [2004]
Classification:  Karst cave.
Light: electric.
Dimension: L=15,000m, T=17°C.
Guided tours: L=600m, VR=80m, D=60min.
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Address: Tel: +39-0
As far as we know this information was accurate when it was published (see years in brackets), but may have changed since then.
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Last update:$Date: 2015/08/30 21:56:21 $

History

 
end 19th ctydiscovered by a shepherd in search for a lost lamb.
1954first exploration.
1956speleologist falls into 40m deep Abisso delle Vergini (abyss of the virgin).
1975opened to the public.

Description

The most outstanding feature of Grotta Ispinigoli is the tallest stalagmite of the world, which is 38 meters high. No reviewer of showcaves.com has visited this cave so far personally. From various sources we know three facts about the cave cave:

  1. the cave has (one of) the tallest stalagmites of the world.
  2. the owners are pretty much concerned about visitors taking photographs.
  3. the cave developent was made with great expertise, they even nailed three floodlights to the tallest stalagmite of the world.

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