Actun Box Ch'iich'

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Actun Box Ch'iich'
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Flowstone within Actun Box Ch'iich'
Location Belize
Depth -183m
Discovery 1989
Entrances 2
Translation Cave of the Black Birds

At -183m, Actun Box Ch'iich' (Cave of the Black Birds) is the deepest cave in the country of Belize. Located above Roaring Creek in the Cayo District, it is one of several caves explored and documented by British and Canadian cavers during a three-week expedition in 1989.[1] The cave contains a small stream and has both an upper and lower entrance, making a through-trip possible.[2][3]


  1. ^ Blak, Rick Belize Expedition 1989 The Canadian Caver vol 22 No 1
  2. ^ Marachov, Nick and Williams, Nick (ed) Below Belize ca. 1991
  3. ^ Williams, Nick An Introduction to Cave Exploration in Belize Journal of Cave and Karst Studies 58(2):69-75