In the Khabarovsk Territory, the status of a natural monument of regional significance was assigned to the Farewell cave, which began to form about 5 million years ago. Governor Mikhail Degtyarev wrote about this in his Telegram channel.
From 2022, the protection regime of the cave will be strengthened. The observation zone will also include the adjacent territory. Excursions and tours for tourists-cavers will be allowed on condition of a group visit with a guide, writes IA AmurMedia.
“I have signed a document that will ensure, from the beginning of 2022, the strengthening of the protection regime of the unique landscape natural monument of regional significance“ Farewell Cave ”. Farewell is the largest cave in the Far East. It is located in the area of them. Lazo on the slopes of the right side of the valley of the river. Sagdy-Selanka (right tributary of the Kafa River), ”the governor wrote.
In 1978, a group of students from the Polytechnic Institute discovered the cave. They named it in honor of their farewell to college life.
The cave began to form about five million years ago in conditions of surface waters favorable for inflation. Today the main entrance is about 15 m wide and up to 4 m high. The depth reaches 79 m. The Farewell cave is of a labyrinth type with a whole system of underground passages and halls with a total length of 3.2 thousand m. Corallites, stalactites and stalagmites. The lower level is filled with water, while on the upper level there is an intense collapse of the vaults.