|Location:||Geumdaebong, the center of the mountain range from Baekdu Mountain to Jiri Mountain.|
|Classification:||Karst cave. Ordovician and early Paleozoic limestones.|
|Dimension:||A=920m asl. L=843m. T=9.1 to 11.9°C|
Yongyeon Cave, Hwajeon-dong, Taebaek-si, Gangwon-do.
Yongyeon Cave Control Office, Tel: +82-33-550-2727.
Tourism and Culture Bureau of Taebaek-si, Tel: +82-33-550-2081.
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|Last update:||$Date: 2015/08/30 21:56:39 $|
|1592||oldest gaffitti in the cave from people hiding from Japanese invasion.|
|26-FEB-1980||designated Local Monument No. 39 in Gangwon-do.|
Yongyeon Cave (also Yongcheon Cave) is known for many centuries. There are historic graffities and many damages to the speleothems. Today the cave is developed as a show caves and protected.
The tour shows four chambers of the cave, the first is the biggest one and 130m long and 50m high.
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