Caves in conglomerate: Case of Udin boršt, Slovenia
Gabrovšek Franci - (34/2,2005)
Speleologically, a "pie" of mainly carbonate conglomerate atop of a sequence of impermeable oligocene and mainly fed by autochtonic waters, represents a simple speleological settings. There are 14 registered caves in the area, mostly concentrated along the western rim of the terace. Four caves extend more than 200 m, the cave Arneževa luknja is the longest with 815 m. In the chapter I describe the general speleological settings in Udin boršt, characteristics of caves and factors important for their genesis.