Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Cova de sa Balma des Quartó (Manacor, Mallorca)

José Bermejo, Tomeu Mateu, Borja López, Rafael Minguillón, Gaspar Herráez, Amparo Villar


The survey and description of a new cave recently explored in the vicinity of s’Estany
d’en Mas (Manacor, Mallorca) is presented in this paper. The total development of the cave
is 270 m, featuring a wide spacious chamber with a rich decoration of speleothems, including
an abundance of straw stalactites of remarkable length. The cave seems to have been used
as a burial place in prehistoric times.

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