Lava tubes

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
El Pinacate "of a series of impressive large craters and more than 400 cinder cones, lava flows, and lava tubes" (OUV)
Galapagos Islands Sta Cruz - near Bellavista
Hawaii Volcanoes Thurston Lava Tube
Heard and McDonald Islands "The few known lava tube caves in the Galapagos Islands and Heard and MacDonald Islands are relatively short and less significant" - taken from the comparative evaluation part of the AB review for Jeju
Morne Trois Pitons Stinking Hole, a lava tube in the middle of the forest (UNEP-WCMC)
Mount Etna
Rapa Nui
Teide National Park Cueva de las Roques


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