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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst, Hungary / Slovakia

[an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive] The Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst is a transboundary World Heritage Site for Hungary and Slovakia. They comprise 712 caves in seven components namely the Aggtelek, Szendrő-Rudabánya Hill and Esztramos Hill in Hungary, while Dobšinská Ice Cave, Koniar plateau, Plešivec plateau and the neighborhood of Silica and Jasov are in Slovinia.


Aggtelek karst cave
Aggtelek karst cave
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The caves and cave systems exhibit a rare combination of tropical and glacial climatic effects, enabling geologists to study its geological history over tens of millions of years. Among the caves include the Baradla-Domica Cave complex, Gombasek Cave, Dobšiná Ice Cave, Octina Aragonite Cave and Jasov Cave.

Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 19th session of the World Heritage Committee in Berlin, Germany, on 4 - 9 December, 1995.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: N 48 28 32.628 E 20 29 12.732
Inscription Year: 1995
Type of Site: Natural
Inscription Criteria: VIII
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