|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||4° 51' 28'' North , 67° 26' 56'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||4.85778,-67.44889|
|Köppen climate type:||Am : Tropical monsoon climate|
A cave system near the top of Cerro Autana (Autana Mountain), a table-top mountain. Access to the caves is extremely difficult. The caves were first reached by Charles Brewer-Carías and David Nott in 1970 when they landed on the summit by helicopter and descended using ropes and a caving ladder. It was first accessed by climbing in 1974.
3 valid minerals. 1 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Mesoproterozoic - Paleoproterozoic|
1000 - 2500 Ma
|Roraima Group, pre-Roraima sediments, undivided|