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Potocka zijalka Cave 

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Potocka Zijalka Cave is situated by the path from the mountain village Podolseva to the top of the Olseva mountain. Olseva is about 5 km long rocky ridge, which is the last part of the southern range of Karavanke. On the ridge goes the old regional frontier between Styria and Carinthia. Potocka Zijalka Cave is 115 metres long and from 20 to 40 metres wide karst cave, which was in 1928 discovered by Srecko Brodar. In the Stone Age was in the cave the hunting post. The place is very important paleontological and archaeological site. In the cave they dug up the skeletons and remains of 40 animal species, many of them were skeletons of cave bears. In addition, they found also found scrapers, stone milling tools, fireplaces, about 120 species of bone points and other. Spikes are very different in length, but are similar in form. Among these finds is the most prominent the oldest European needle. From the Potocka Zijalka Cave alos originates the whistle. Finds can be seen in the regional museum in Celje and partly in the exhibition in the restaurant First, which is situated before the Logar Valley. Potocka Zijalka Cave si famous by famous finds from the Stone Age among experts all over the world.


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Potocka zijalka Cave - Potocka zijalka Cave

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Potocka zijalka Cave
Potocka zijalka Cave - Path to Potocka zijalka Cave at Sv. Duh (Holy Spirit)

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Path to Potocka zijalka Cave at Sv. Duh (Holy Spirit)
Potocka zijalka Cave - Olseva

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Olseva
Potocka zijalka Cave - Path to Potocka zijalka Cave and tourist farm Rogar

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Path to Potocka zijalka Cave and tourist farm Rogar
Potocka zijalka Cave - View back to Sv. Duh

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View back to Sv. Duh
Potocka zijalka Cave - Farm at the start of path

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Farm at the start of path
Potocka zijalka Cave - Path below outbuildings

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Path below outbuildings
Potocka zijalka Cave - Path to Potocka zijalka Cave

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Path to Potocka zijalka Cave
Potocka zijalka Cave - View to Raduha

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View to Raduha
Potocka zijalka Cave - View back on tourist farm

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View back on tourist farm
Potocka zijalka Cave - Crossing of paths

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Crossing of paths
Potocka zijalka Cave - Path through wood

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Path through wood
Potocka zijalka Cave - Anthill

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Anthill
Potocka zijalka Cave - Path to Potocka zijalka Cave and Olseva

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Path to Potocka zijalka Cave and Olseva
Potocka zijalka Cave - Path

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Path
Potocka zijalka Cave - Slovenia - Austria border

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Slovenia - Austria border
Potocka zijalka Cave - View

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View
Potocka zijalka Cave - Last part of the path to Potocka zijalka Cave

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Last part of the path to Potocka zijalka Cave
Potocka zijalka Cave - Potocka zijalka Cave (10 minutes)

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Potocka zijalka Cave (10 minutes)
Potocka zijalka Cave - Logar Valley and Sv. Duh

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Logar Valley and Sv. Duh
Potocka zijalka Cave - Arrival to Potocka zijalka Cave

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Arrival to Potocka zijalka Cave
Potocka zijalka Cave - Potocka zijalka Cave neighbourhood

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Potocka zijalka Cave neighbourhood
Potocka zijalka Cave - Potocka zijalka Cave (1700 m)

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Potocka zijalka Cave (1700 m)
Potocka zijalka Cave - In the years 1928 - 1935 professor Srecko Brodar was found in Potocka zijalka Cave first things from the old stone age in Slovenia

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In the years 1928 - 1935 professor Srecko Brodar was found in Potocka ...
Potocka zijalka Cave - Entrance into Potocka zijalka Cave

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Entrance into Potocka zijalka Cave
Potocka zijalka Cave - Starting part of Potocka zijalka Cave

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Starting part of Potocka zijalka Cave
Potocka zijalka Cave - Interior of Potocka zijalka Cave

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Interior of Potocka zijalka Cave
Potocka zijalka Cave - Cave

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Cave
Potocka zijalka Cave - View from cave

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View from cave
Potocka zijalka Cave - Interior of the cave

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Interior of the cave
Potocka zijalka Cave - Kamnik-Savinja Alps

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Kamnik-Savinja Alps

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Distances in brackets are approximate air distances. Street distances can be much longer.

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