Tags

Sannur Caves in BeniSuef.

Sannur Cave is characterized by the presence of geological formations known as Stalactites and Stalagmites in a perfect beautiful formed over millions of years, about 60 million years ago dates back to the Era of Middle Eocene. Leakage of aqueous solutions of calcium carbonate saturated through the roof of the cave and then evaporated, leaving the mineral salts that accumulated in the form of deposits of stalactites and stalagmites. Sannur cave extends a distance of about 700 m, breadth about 15 m and depth is about 15 m. It’s Located in Beni Suef province, Egypt. about 70 kilometers southeast of the city. The cave is important to the scarcity of such natural formations “Egyptian Alabaster” as it is of great importance for researchers, Geologists, and Caving fans.

Advertisements