Striebel, T.: The sandstone caves in the area of the map 1:25000 6035 Bayreuth
with participation of Hardy Schabdach (Bindlach)
This paper presents some sandstone caves in the surroundings of Bayreuth, North Bavaria. Genetic aspects of the caves are reported only in a short manner. This topic will be a main subject in a paper presented later on.
In the area of the map 6035 Bayreuth fourteen caves in upper triassic (Rhaetium) - lower liassic (Hettangium) sandstone are now documented. Documentation started in 1984. The longest cave presented, called "Hohler Stein bei Forkendorf" (Hollow Stone near Forkendorf), has a total length of 23 m.