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Esekini

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Esekini
Type:
Horizontal Cave
Altitude:
1170 m
Depth:
-6 m
Length:
36 m
Region:
Central Anatolia
Province:
Eskisehir
District:
MihaliÁcik
Village:
Sorkun

     


Location: It is located on the right slope of the Caybogazi Creek; 2 km north of the Sokrun Village which lies 15 km northwest of Mihaliccik. The road running along the Caybogazi Creek after the Sorkun Village joint on the Mihaliccik-Nallihan motorway reaches to top of the cave after 1.5 km. It is reached by a 10 minute walk from that point.
Structural Properties and formation : It is a fossil cave which halted its development. It has two entrances. It extends in the northwest-southeast direction within the Permo-Triassic marbles. The roof height varies between 1 and 5 m. The bottom is filled with a thick fossil oil as well as sand; pebbles and debris.
Research History: It was explored by MTA; its map and other characteristics were published in 2001.
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