Expedition aiming to locate sandstone caves with calcite speleothems in Alto Vale do Itajaí, Brazil’s southern region.

Nine caves have been identified in the municipalities of Atalanta, Laurentino, Rio do Oeste, Ibirama e Presidente Getúlio, six of which were instances of speleothems. Besides the field trip, the caving expedition team savored the rich local cuisine and experienced local customs and traditions.

By: Grupo Pierre Martin de Espeleologia
Team members : Grupo Pierre Martin de Espeleologia
Original title : 2º Expedição Santa Catarina – Abril 2014
Languages : Other
Release date : 23/04/2014
Club / structure : Grupo Pierre Martin de Espeleologia