Furna do Abel

Furna da Lava - Abel Cave


Useful Information

Location: Near Canada Longa.
Follow road to the southeast, signposted Caldeira, turn right after 500m (before tunnel) and follow the road which surrounds the caldera for 100m. To the right of the road, signposted. Nearest bus station at Canada Longa, 20min walk.
Open: No restrictions.
[2010]
Fee: free.
[2010]
Classification:  Lava tube
Light: bring torch
Dimension: L=97m, W=8m, H=6m.
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Bibliography: Rosalina Gabriel, Fernando Pereira, Sandra Câmara, Nídia Homem, Eva Sousa, Maria Irene Henriques (2006): Bryophytes of Lava Tubes and Volcanic Pits from Graciosa Island (Azores, Portugal), AMCS Bulletin 19 / SMES Boletín 7 - 2006  online
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Last update:$Date: 2015/08/30 21:58:01 $

History


Description

This cave is located at the outside of the Caldeira. This is a short part of a typical lava tube. There are numerous lava tubes in this area, but this one is signposted and easy to find.


See also


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