List of caves in Brazil

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This is the List of caves in Brasil with links displayed alphabetically.

Caves in Brazil[edit]

Name Municipality State Depth (m) Length (m) Geology Notes
Abismo Guy Collet Barcelos AM 671 - Quartzite Deepest abyss in South America
Buraco das Araras - GO GO 105 - Quartzite
Buraco das Araras - MS MS 127 500 Arenite
Caverna de Santana SP 61 7200 Limestone Longest cave in the state of São Paulo
Caverna dos Ecos GO 150 1725 Quartzite A mica schist cave
Conjunto Santa Rita Lajedinho BA - 17050 Limestone A complex of limestone caves
Conjunto São Mateus São Domingos GO - 20500 Limestone A complex of limestone caves
Gruta da Cabana Iporanga SP 74 4185 Limestone Located inside the Alto Ribeira State and Tourist Park (PETAR)
Gruta Canabrava Santana BA - 5500 Limestone A calcareous cave in the dry caatinga region
Caverna da Tapagem SP 150 6237 Limestone Also called Caverna do Diabo (Devil's Cave, Hurdle's Cave). The most visited cave in the state of São Paulo.
Areado Grande Iporanga SP - - Limestone A group of caves located inside the Alto Ribeira State and Tourist Park (PETAR)
Gruta do Centenário MG 481 4700 Quartzite The second deepest abyss in Brazil located in the state of Minas Gerais.
Gruta do Janelão Januária MG 176 4747 Limestone
Gruta do Padre Santana BA 125 16400 Limestone The third longest cave in Brazil
Gruta de Maquiné Lagoa Santa MG 18 650 Limestone Considered the birthplace of Brazilian paleontology
Gruta Olhos d'Água MG - 9100 Limestone The longest cave in the state of Minas Gerais
Gruta Rei do Mato Sete Lagoas MG 30 998 Limestone Has infrastructure for tourism in its first 220 metres
Gruta de Ubajara CE - 1120 Limestone Considered one of the most beautiful caves in Brazil. With tourism infrastructure
Gruta das Areias Iporanga SP - 5565 Limestone A complex of caverns
Lapa da Mangabeira BA 40 3230 Limestone The cave's first gallery is used as a catholic church
Lapa do Convento Campo Formoso BA - 9300 Limestone
Lapa do Salitre Campo Formoso BA - 5670 Limestone
Abismo Ouro Grosso Iporanga SP 192 110 Limestone One of the most dangerous to explore in Brazil
Lapa Terra Ronca GO - 7500 Limestone Part of one of the most important cave systems in Latin America.
Lapa dos Brejões Chapada Diamantina BA - 7750 Limestone
Gruta Casa de Pedra SP 292 2930 Limestone Has the biggest cave entrance in the world at 292 metres
Gruta da Morena MG - 4620 Limestone It is one of the most beautiful caves in the state of Minas Gerais
Caverna Aroe Jari MT - 1550 Arenite The longest arenite cave in Brazil
Toca da Barriguda BA 61 33000 Limestone Second longest cave in Brazil
Toca da Boa Vista BA - 107000 Limestone Longest cave in the southern hemisphere
Gruta da Torrinha Iraquara BA - 8300 Limestone Considered the most beautiful cave in the State of Bahia

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