Mlynky – one of the largest horizontal caves in Ukraine. The length of about 35 km. Located in the Ternopil region, Chortkovsky district, with. Zalissya.
The base of the cave is a gypsum rock. A few million years ago, the entire cave was the monolithic bottom of the Sarmatian Sea. Gradually, cracks formed in the rock, into the depths of which water fell and washed out cavities, which now turned into numerous passages.
The first mentions of the cave are dated 1960. Excavations and research are actively underway to this day. The moves are often opened by the explosive method. Continue reading