OPTYMISTYCHNA IS THE LONGEST CAVE IN UKRAINE

04/06/2014

Optymistychna Cave is located in Ternopil region.

It is included in Guinness book as the longest gypsum cave in the world, the longest Eurasian cave and 5th longest cave in the world.

The total length of all caves labyrinths is more then 240.5 km. Its square is about 2 hectares.

The cave passages are lied about 20m under ground. The cave is rich in stalactites and helictites.

Now Optymistychna cave consists of 10 areas differs in passages morphology, gypsum colours and structures, crystals quantity and their dimensions and shape.


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