Stopića Cave

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Stopića Cave
Serbian: Стопића пећина
Stopića Pećina
Stopića Pećina2.jpg
Location Sirogojno, Mount Zlatibor, Serbia
Coordinates 43°41′47″N 19°52′10″E / 43.69629°N 19.86957°E / 43.69629; 19.86957Coordinates: 43°41′47″N 19°52′10″E / 43.69629°N 19.86957°E / 43.69629; 19.86957
Length 1,691.5 m (5,550 ft)
Geology Triassic limestone
Access easy
Show cave opened 2009
Visitors 61.280 in 2017
Features waterfall, tufa bathtubs

Stopića cave (Serbian: Стопића пећина, Stopića Pećina) is a limestone cave near Sirogojno, on the slopes of Mount Zlatibor in the Dinaric Alps, in western Serbia.[1] It has been protected by the state as the natural monument.[2]

Overview[edit]

Cave image

The Stopića cave is located on the territory of the Rožanstvo village. The cave is easily accessed. It has a 20-metre-high (66 ft) entrance, a waterfall, speleothems and unusual tufa "bathtubs", cave formations which fill with water in time, and then overspill creating a cascade flow.[2]

The cave was open for public in 2009. In 2017 it had 61.280 visitors.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Nenad Banjac, Ljubinko Savić, Aleksandra Maran, Milena Cukavac, Meri Ganić, Zoran Nikić (2011). Field Trip Guide, Geological excursion, 17-18 September 2011. 17th Meeting of the Association of European Geological Societies, Beograd 2011. p. 32.
  2. ^ a b c Branko Pejović, 9 January 2018, Politika, Stopića pećina sve posećenija i uređenija

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