dong Wofosidong - 卧佛寺洞

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Nom de la grotte : Wofosidong - 卧佛寺洞
Autres noms : Grotte du temple du bouddha couché
Province, Préfecture, District :
Yunnan 云南省, Baoshan 保山, Baoshan
Latitude Nord - Longitude Est :
25.20849 - 99.20022
Altitude (m) : 1692
Développement (m) : 60
Profondeur (m) :
Profondeur - / + (m) : 0 /
Volume (m3) :
1Entrée : Wofosidong 卧佛寺洞,

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(Wofo) (Wofusu) Tong (Reclining Buddha Temple)

The cave is located 11.5 km NE from Baoshan Town in the vicinity of Wofocun Village in the foot of Yunyang Mountain.

WGS Coordinates N25.20849 E99.20022, altitude 1692 m.

The temple is dedicated to Buddha. It was first built in the year 716 of the Tang Dynasty (618-907) and consisted of 4 halls, with the major one being the cave with lengh ~ 60 m. The Reclining Buddha statue lies in the entrance chamber, about 6 m in length and carved with white jade. Besides, there are many other sculptures stored in the hall. It is the biggest of its kind in China. Cave fauna was collected Total length: ~ 60 m.

Alexey Zhalov edited by, Chinese-bulgarian-greek speleological expedition “Gaolingongshan 2011” in Yunnan province, China. (2012)
48p., 65 photos couleur, 9 figures, Bulgarian Federation of Speleology, April 2012.
Analyse :
This report details the joint Chinese-Bulgarian-Greek expedition carried out by members of Bulgarian Federation of Speleology and Yunnan Institute of Geograhpy & China Exploration & Research Society (CERS ) Yunnan branch, Yunnan Province, China. Yunnan 2012 was a 4-week, 13 person winter caving expedition. This expedition involved a first speleological exploration of the caves of Gaolingongshan and to known some unexplored areas on the mountain. Major finds included the logging and exploration of 8 new caves on the territory of the mountain and its vicinity. The most significant caves which the team explored were far from the main exploration area close to Kunming city. Among them are the longest caves explored during the expedition Yenze Dong (Swallow cave) – 1514 m and Da Shi Dong (Big rock cave) - 1394 m. During the expedition were mapped 11 caves with a total length of the galleries 4972 m and depth 429.60 m (-318.2/+ 89.4)

650 caractères - Lu 190 Fois

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Alexey Zhalov edited by, Chinese-bulgarian-greek speleological expedition “Gaolingongshan 2011” in Yunnan province, China. (2012)
48p., 65 photos couleur, 9 figures, Bulgarian Federation of Speleology, April 2012.
This report details the joint Chinese-Bulgarian-Greek expedition carried out by members of Bulgarian Federation of Speleology and Yunnan Institute of Geograhpy & China Exploration & Research Society (CERS ) Yunnan branch, Yunnan Province, China. Yunnan 2012 was a 4-week, 13 person winter caving expedition. This expedition involved a first speleological exploration of the caves of Gaolingongshan and to known some unexplored areas on the mountain. Major finds included the logging and exploration of 8 new caves on the territory of the mountain and its vicinity. The most significant caves which the team explored were far from the main exploration area close to Kunming city. Among them are the longest caves explored during the expedition Yenze Dong (Swallow cave) – 1514 m and Da Shi Dong (Big rock cave) - 1394 m. During the expedition were mapped 11 caves with a total length of the galleries 4972 m and depth 429.60 m (-318.2/+ 89.4)
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