Speleology of Kospi Spi Cave in Northern Iraq

Authors

  • Rzger Abdulkarim Abdula Petroleum Geoscience Department, Soran University, Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46717/igj.54.2A.10Ms-2021-07-31

Keywords:

Kospi Spi, Hanjirok, Pir Uswan, Karst, Cave, Iraq

Abstract

The Kospi Spi Cave is situated in the well-karstified Qamchuqa limestone of the Cretaceous age. This study encompasses the facts on the medium sized cave. The entrance of the cave is located at 1,400 meters above sea level, the highest amongst the adjacent discovered caves. Its total sightseen extent is around 200 meters. The cave is a remnant gulp hole expanded by a sinking stream throughout the Late Neogene Time.

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Published

2021-07-26