Exploration of the Akovan mountain – full report
This report details the expedition carried out by members and friends of Bulgarian Caving Society collaboration with the members of Kosovo Institute for Nature Conservation (KINP) . The aim of the expedition was the exploration of caves in the vicinity of Zatriq vill located at Akovan Mt. Six speleologists from Bulgaria and two from Kosovo took part in the expedition carried between 9 and 13th April 2017. During the expedition 5 caves with total length of 199.72 m and depth of 99.72 m were studied and mapped. Shpella (Cave) Banuar (Gërgavica) next to Zatric village was the longest cave explored by the team. Its length was measured to be 92.97 m . Rich cave-dwelling fauna was collected from all of the caves.
Compilation: Alexey Zhalov
Editor: Alexey Zhalov
Surveys: K.Danailov, V.Gyorev, A.Zhalov, H.Dundarova
Map design in AUTOCAD: K.Danailov
Description of the caves: Alexey Zhalov
Photos: A. Zhalov, H.Dundarova, V. Gyorev
Edition of © Bulgarian Caving Society , May 2017.
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