an approximate number of 40.000 caves and caverns present, our country
is like a ' paradise of caverns ' when compared to other countries. An
important geologic - geomorphologic
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karstification (karstic fields) and this karstification is present in
Western and Central Taurus Mountains (Muğla, Antalya, Isparta, Burdur,
Konya, Karaman, İçel and Adana) of our country. The longest (Pınaröz?
Cavern, 16 km west of Beyşehir Lake) and the deepest (Çukurpınar
Sinkhole, 1880 meters at the south of Anamur) caves of Turkey are
present on this mountain belt.
In our country, the cavern investigations initiated
by the Cavern Research Society (MAD)
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first university club, Boğaziçi University Cavern Research Club (BÜMAK)
has been founded in 1973. In 1979, Karst and Cavern Exploration Unit
founded under the authority of MTA Geology Studies Department is
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The exact number of caves investigated and documented
by all local and foreign cave explorers is 800 so far.