The stalactite created by the gradual deposition of calcium carbonate ( calcite ) during stagonorois inside of caves and cavities located in limestone . Usually have cylindrical – conical shape and hanging from the ceiling of the cave .
Drop of water as it exits from a stalactite .
The stalactites depending on the amount of calcium carbonate that carries water and depending on the flow and speed, can be formed within a few years or after the lapse of centuries . In any case, it created various formations , often impressive , that are unforgettable to those who have seen them !
Bottom stalactite .
Stalactites found in several caves of Kalymnos .
Some of these are:
CAVE OF THE SEVEN Parthenon
CAVE SAINT BARBARA
Stalaktites in Kalymnos
stalactites in the cave of Kefalas Kalymnos.
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