Grotte Conturines


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Location: Alta Badia, Trentino Alto-Adige.
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Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave SubterraneaCave and Karst Museum
Light: none.
Dimension: A=2,750 m asl.
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Address: Administration: Associazione Turistica Alta Badia, Col Alt 36, 39033 Corvara, Tel: +39-471-836176, Fax 0471-836540. E-mail: contact
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History

1987 discovered.

Description

Grotte Conturines is the highest altitude cave with BiologyCave Bear (Ursus spelaeus) remains. This bear lived here about 14,000 years ago, 2,800 m above sea level. The Grotte Conturines contains numerous skeletons, which were studied at the University of Vienna by Prof. Rabeder.