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Al Hoota Cave (Arabic: كَهْف ٱلْهُوْتَه, romanized: Kahf Al-Hūtah) is a cave located in Al-Hamra', Ad Dakhiliyah Governorate, Oman, that is 5 km (3.1 mi) long. The cave was first discovered by locals several hundred years ago and was officially opened as a tourist destination in December 2006.
|Al Hoota Cave|
|Coordinates||23°04′55″N 57°21′17″E / 23.081944°N 57.354722°EOM-DA|
|Length||5 km (3.1 mi)|
|Show cave opened||2006|
|Show cave length||860 m (2,820 ft)|
The Omani blind cave fish lives in this cave system. Stalagmites from this cave yield data on the palaeoclimate.
- ^ a b AlHoota Cave, Oman Tourism
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