Bongolo (Grotte de)

Longueur 1200m
Grottocenter / carte

Description

Michael Laumanns - 29/11/2015

(Lebamba, Ndende, Ngounie) Discovered by American missionars and explored in 1942 by the French geologist Rouquette (1952). Upper Precambrian carbonates. System of interconnected NE-SW orientated large passages of phreatic origin. Many calcite concretions. An underground stream tangents the cave in its SW and W extensions. The water temperature is 25.5° C. Length according to Lips (1997). Plan according to Peyrot & Massala (1987), who reported a length of 1,200 m. The same length was given by Juberthie & Decu (2001).

Cavités proche

Distance (km)NomLongueur (m)Profondeur (m)
6.7Lebamba (Grotte de)300
28.2Mbénaltembe (Grotte de)500
28.5Ntsona (Grotte de)200
29.2Diengui (Grotte de)
213.6Boukama (Grotte de)38223
217.4Pahon1 (Grotte de)115347
570.4Mbilibekon (Grotte de)220
1986.3Ubuvumo Cyamazera1484
1986.8Ubuvumo Bwibihonga4530