Mesolithic Years

Main-canopy Kiik-Koba in the valley Zooey, 8 km south from the same village. It has an area of about 50 m. In 1924-1925 GG Here archeologists found flint tools and 500 Acheulean-Mousterian period (about 100 thousand years ago), and a lot of bone remnants of an extinct fauna of the Crimea, including the mammoth. Entrance to the grotto Kiik Koba has southern exposure. On all sides to the grotto rises deciduous forest.

Syuyrensky main-awning is Belbekskoy valley near the village of Tank. Grotto formed by weathering of the limestone hill. In the parking lot of the Mesolithic archaeologists found numerous flint tools, as well as the bones of extinct animals, including the cave bear, mammoth and reindeer. Entrance to the grotto has a southwestern exposure. More than a hundred years ago, in 1891, Dr. Franklin D. Weber, seeing mutilated outrageously sinters in the cavities Suuk-Koba Koba Binbash, suggested the need to protect these caves, and in 1894 the Crimean mountain club was organized in Chatyrdag shelter in order to preserve these unique monuments of nature.

Unfortunately, after the revolution, the activities of the Crimean mountain club has been terminated, the caves were once again without guardianship. And today is an excerpt from the topical magazine visited the caves in 1901: 'At the present time the predatory hand devastated tourist cave, despite requests and the prohibition of …' Do not want to seem intrusive, but can not recall that even the most expensive and fancy pearl mollusk created in the months and years, and therefore has a high though, but a price. Cave Treasures created by nature thousands of years, and because they are priceless.