Newly discovered cave in Kutaisi can be 50 years old
08 December, 2018
Newly discovered cave in Kutaisi can be 50 years old
Vakhtang Sikharulidze, one of the dwellers of Kutaisi, discovered a new cave three weeks ago by accident. On that day, he went hunting away from the city on Kldiashvili Street. When Vakhtang fired a hunting weapon, he was amazed at the echo produced by the shooting. He followed the echo and reached the entrance of the cave. He immediately realized that he had found something unique.
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The cave has been observed by the speleologists Valeri Barbakadze and Gigo Oniani. According to
them, the cave has a zero floor at a depth of 80m containing a hallway and two halls. The cave is replete with stalactites and stalagmites. The speleologists have found a number of unique eccentric forms as well. They suggested that the discovered spot can be 30-50 years old.
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The investigation of the cave has been launched. Due to some of the explosions occurred on the area, the halls in the cave are damaged and require urgent restoration work. Addition to the Prometheus and Sataplia caves near the city, the newly found spot will officially make Kutaisi a magical cave city.
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