Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst, Hungary and Slovakia

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_260

This site is located along the border between northeastern Hungary and southeastern Slovakia. After two extensions in 2000 and 2008, its core protection area has reached 565 km2. It is a typical temperate karst natural system with diverse landforms, and it contains 712 confirmed and unusually concentrated cave systems.

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