Dhal Al Misfir

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Dhal Al Misfir Cave

Dhal Al Misfir is a cavern that is a natural landmark in the Rawdat Rasid area of Qatar.[1][2] The cave contains fibrous gypsum crystals.[3] Its depth is anywhere from 40 meters[3] to at least 100 meters.[4] The entrance is approximately 12 x 4.5 meters and its gypsum crystals derive from the Lower Dammam Formation and Rus Formation.[4]

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  1. ^ Dahl Al Misfir Cave Qatar Tourism
  2. ^ What caves are in Qatar? USAToday
  3. ^ a b Caves Qatar Digest
  4. ^ a b Abdulali M. Sadiq & Sobhi J. Nasir (2002). "Middle Pleistocene karst evolution in the State of Qatar, Arabian Gulf" (PDF). Journal of Cave and Karst Studies. 64 (2): 132–139. Retrieved 8 January 2016.