List of deepest caves

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The following is a list of the world's deepest caves per documented maximum depth.

Name Depth (m) Length (m) Country Geology Notes
Krubera-Voronja Cave 2197[1] 16,058[2] Abkhazia
Sarma 1830[2] Abkhazia
Illuzia-Snezhnaja-Mezhonnogo 1753[2] 24,080[2] Abkhazia
Gouffre Mirolda 1733[2] France
Vogelschacht and Lamprechtsofen 1632[2] Austria
Jean Bernard System 1602[3] France
Torca del Cerro del Cuevón 1589[2] Spain
Sistema Huautla 1545[4] 64,200[4] Mexico
Čehi 2 1533[2] Slovenia
Shakta Vjacheslav Pantjukhina 1508[2] Abkhazia
Sima de la Cornisa – Torca Magali 1507[5] Spain

See also

References

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