Ghar-e-Roodafshan

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ghar-e-Roodafshan
Ghar-e-Roodafshan Entrance area.jpg
Entrance area of Ghar-e-Roodafshan
Elevation 1,935 m (6,348 ft)
Location
Location Tehran province / Iran

The Ghar-e-Roodafshan cave is located in Roodafshan valley, Tehran Province, Iran. Since 2003 the Verein für Höhlenkunde in Obersteier (Austria) with the Khaneye Koohnavardan-e-Tehran (Iran) has been surveying Ghar-e-Roodafshan. (2003-2005)

The length of this spacious cave is 1,502 m with a vertical distance of -90.6 m. The Roodafshan Entrance Hall with 168 m length, 94 m width, 40 m high and 11,395 m2 floor area is the second biggest documented cave chamber in Iran.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°38′00″N 52°29′00″E / 35.6333°N 52.4834°E / 35.6333; 52.4834