Wise County, Virginia

  • Area: 404 square miles
  • Population: 40,123 (2000 census)
  • Persons/Sq. Mile: 99.3
  • % Karst Terrane: approx. 20%
  • Number of Reported Caves: 129
  • Surveyed Cave Passage: 9 miles
  • Longest Cave: 7,272 feet
  • Average Length: 387 feet
  • Deepest Cave: 325 feet

Major Karst Development Areas:

  • ??? Valley
  • ??? Cove

Karstic Formations and Map Symbols:

  • Undivided Ordovician - Ou
  • Kingsport - Omk (?)

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