Caves of Hotton

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The Caves of Hotton are speleothem caves near Hotton in Belgium, which were discovered in 1958 and are around 5 or 6 km long and 70 metres deep.[1][2] A stream called Syphon runs at the bottom of the caves.



  1. ^ J.F. Cadorin,D. Jongmans,A. Plumier,T. Camelbeeck, S. Delaby, Y. Quinif. Modelling of speleothems failure in the Hotton cave (Belgium). Is the failure earthquake induced? Netherlands Journal of Geosciences / Geologie en Mijnbouw 80 (3-4): 315-321 (2001).
  2. ^ The Caves of Hotton

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Coordinates: 50°15′33″N 5°27′21″E / 50.2592°N 5.4559°E / 50.2592; 5.4559