What are the difference between the words "sima" and "cueva"?

It's just a formal way to say it? Are they synonymous?


Cueva has a wider meaning; a cueva is a sima only when it is vertically deep. You can fall into a sima. If you want, a sima is a combination of cave and abyss.

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