List of caves in Croatia

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The list of caves in Croatia includes 49 of which are deeper than 250 m (820 ft), 14 of them deeper than 500 m (1,640 ft) and three deeper than 1,000 m (3,281 ft). The karst geology harbours a total of approximately 7,000 caves and pits.[1]

Deepest caves[edit]

Name Depth Length Geology and notes
Velebit caves - Lukina jama 1,392 m (4,567 ft) [1][2]
Velebit caves - Slovačka jama 1,320 m (4,330 ft) [2]
Velebit caves - near Crikvena 1,034 m (3,392 ft) [2]
Biokovo caves - Amfora Pit 788 m (2,585 ft) [2]
Velebit caves - Meduza 679 m (2,228 ft) [2]
Biokovo caves - Stara škola 576 m (1,890 ft) [2]
Biokovo caves - Vilimova jama 572 m (1,877 ft) [2]
Velebit caves - Patkov Gušt 553 m (1,814 ft) [2]
Velebit caves - Jama Olimp 537 m (1,762 ft) [2]
Velebit caves - Ledena jama u Lomskoj dulibi 536 m (1,759 ft) [2]
Stupina jama 413 m (1,355 ft) 251 m (823 ft) Deepest cave in Gorski Kotar.[3]


Longest caves[edit]

Name Depth Length Geology and notes
Medvedica caves - Đulin ponor 16,396 m (53,793 ft) [1][2]
Varićakova špilja - Panjkov ponor 12,385 m (40,633 ft) [2]
Jama Kita Gaćešina 8,550 m (28,050 ft) [2]
Tounj quarry cave 8,487 m (27,844 ft) [2]
Veternica cave 7,128 m (23,386 ft) [2]


Other notable caves[edit]

Name Depth Length Geology and notes
Caves of Barać [4]
Baredine Cave 60 m (200 ft) 132 m (433 ft) [5]
Biserujka 110 m (360 ft) Near Dobrinj, on the island of Krk.
Crveno jezero (the Red Lake) near Imotski
Vrtare Male 30 m (98 ft) Contains megafauna remains from the last ice age[6]


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