Lang's Cave

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Location: Gunung Mulu National Park, island of Borneo, Sarawak. 3km walk from the National Park office. (3°57' N, 114°47' E)
Open: A Park guide or a registered tour guide provided by a travel agency is required for all caves in the National Park.
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave
Light: electric.
Guided tours:  
Bibliography: Hans P Hazebroek, Abang Kashim bin Abang Morshidi (2002): A Guide to the Gunung Mulu National Park, A world heritage site in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo. with a foreword by Dato Sri Abang Haji Abdul Rahman Zohari bin Tun Abang Haji Openg, Minister of Tourism 2002. 91 pp numerous colour photos. SB
Address: The Director of Forest, Ibu Pejabat Jabatan Perhutanan, Bangunan Wisma Sumber Alam, Jalan Stadium, Petra Jaya, 93660 Kuchung, Sarawak, Malaysia, Tel: +60-82-442180 Fax: +60-82-441377.
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A few minutes from walk from the southern entrance of Deer Cave, is Lang's Cave, named after a local guide who showed it to the cave explorer's of the 1977/1978 expedition. This is a cave that should not be missed. It contains a wonderful array of speleothems, including some unusual helictites.

Text by Tony Oldham (2004). With kind permission.