"The Hickelhöhle is the second largest cave in Saxon Switzerland and a popular destination for hikers.The cave is located in the Thorwalder walls, above the Great Zschands south of the arsenal, on the corridor of Sebnitzer Ortsteil Ottendorf. Together with the cowshed, it is one of the most famous caves in Saxon Switzerland. With a depth of 12 to 14 m and a width of 45 m, the Hickelhöhle is a very wide layered cavity, which is designed as a half-cave. These layer joint cavities, which are typical of Saxon Switzerland, are formed by rainwater infiltrating from above on water-impermeable liners, the so-called layer joints. These are due to the layered deposition of clayey components during the sand deposits in the Kreidemeer. The large-scale structure of the sandstone in the area of the Thorwalder walls contributed to the size of the cave. "- de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hickelh%C3%Bhle
September 23, 2019
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