For this reason, much of it declared natural monuments and protected by law. Many of them have preserved sinter, interesting geological deposits, in many caves are the remains of ancient animals. To understand the location of almost 900 Crimean caves is not easy. To alleviate this problem to us, there are four district Speleology: the Yalta and central karst plateau, plateau Chatyrdaga, Dolgorukovskaya Yayla, Karabi-Yayla. At the Yalta Yayla and the Central karst plateau, there are hundreds of caverns, only to Ai-Petri Yayla, there are 285 caves, mines and wells.
The most studied and interesting in this area following the oral speleological: Hanging Cave (401/15 m) – two-story chamber with plenty of sag, broken by tectonic shifts limestone. For more information see Barchester. Cave Honey (205/60 m), characterized by unique deposits. Cascade Cave (410/195 m) with galleries, leading to an ancient karst system with large rooms. Geophysical Cave (140/60 m) – the ancient cavity with multiple internal wells and incrustations. Crystal Mine (110/143 m) with beautiful decor and great wandering blocky bulk.
Cave-source Miskhorsky (100/40 m). Stavrikayskaya Cave (100/10 m) with an abundance of sinter formations. Quite original cave Basman-5, Basman, 7, Basman-3. Cave-source Pearl. Iograf small cave (the length of the main hall – 18 m, width – 10 m) is replete stalactites, stalagmites and baths, which were once found cave pearls. In the karst cavities in the VIII-IX centuries cave church was located. The cave-grotto Danilcha in which the depth of the lake about 2 meters. Chatyrdag found on 135 underground cavities. Among the most famous sporting caves Chatyrdaga impossible not to mention the very deep cavity – a pit depth of 247 meters Koshin.