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List of caves in Turkey

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There are approximately 40 000 caves in Turkey which provide an important tourist attraction for the country. There are such a high number due to kastification in the west and central Taurus Mountains. The Cavern Research Society (MAD) established in 1964 initially monitored and investigates these caves, a role which has been taken up by BUMAK (Bogazici University Speleological Society) and Karst and Cavern Exploration Unit (under the MTA Geology Studies Department). 800 caves and caverns have been investigated thus far.

List

The following is an incomplete list of caves in Turkey, from [*].

Antalya

Geyikbayiri Cavern

Karain Cave

Kocain Cave

Kucukdipsiz Cave

Papazkayasi Cave

Yerkopru Cavern

Gurleyik Cave

Kocaduden Cave

Orucdudeni Cave

Gavurini Cave (also called Dim Cave)

Beldibi Cave

Damlatas Cave

Derya Cave

Cimenici Cave

Mahrumcali Cave

Peynirdeligi Cave

Tilkiler Cave

Altinbesik Cave

Buyukdipsiz Cave

Aydin

Karaca Madarasy

Aslanly Madarasy

Bartin

Gurcuoluk Cave

Burdur

Insuyu Cave

Bursa

Ayvaini Cave

Oylat Cave

Denizli

Kaklik Cave

Eskiehir

Sarikaya Cave

Yelinustu Cave

Yelini Cave

Elazig

Buzluk Cave

Gumushane

Karaca Cave

Hatay

Sariseki Cave

Isparta

Zindan Cave

Inonu Cave

Kuz Cave

Ayiini Cave

Pinargozu Cave

Izmir

Inkaya Cave

Kurudag Cave

Karaman

Hislayik Cave

Kastamonu

Ilgarini Cave

Sarpunalinca Cave

Kuyluc Cave

Kirklareli

Dupnisa Cave System

Konya

Balatini Cave

Korukini Cave

Buyukduden Cave

Tinaztepe Cave System

Kutahya

Caves of Frig Valley

Mersin

EGMA, aka "Peynirlikonu Sinkhole"

Cukurpinar

Yalan Dunya Cave

Cennet Cave (Paradise Pit)

Cehennem Cave (Hell Pit)

Narlikuyu Cave

Sinop

Inalti Cave

Tokat

Kunduz Cave

Ballica Cave

Trabzon

Calkoy Cave

Akarsu Village Cave

Zonguldak

Ollie Gokgol Cave

Kizilelma Cave

Inagzi Cave

Cumayani Cave

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