Tazewell County, Virginia

  • Area: 520 square miles
  • Population: 44,598 (2000 census)
  • Persons/Sq. Mile: 85.8
  • % Karst Terrane: approx. 40%
  • Number of Reported Caves: 159
  • Surveyed Cave Passage: 28 miles
  • Longest Cave: 40,814 feet
  • Average Length: 944 feet
  • Deepest Cave: 502 feet

Major Karst Development Areas:

  • Burkes Garden
  • Thompson Valley
  • ??? Mountain 

Karstic Formations and Map Symbols:

  • Undivided Ordovician - Ou
  • Greenbriar - Mg

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