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World's Millions Years Old - The Rat's Nest Cave

Grotto Mountain located in the Bow River valley, across from Canmore, Alberta, Canada, is a popular hiking spot among locals but what it's more famed for is the Rat's Nest Cave, over 4 kilometers long and one of the most important caves in Alberta. The reason why lies inside the rock beneath - all the formations one will find in there carry the key to the global warming issue our planet's been facing lately. All the drops that have formed the stalagmites that had been growing there for hundreds of thousands years carry the chemical clue of outside world about the weather, landscape and tell us what the past climate was like. But apart from the scientific importance, the cave reveals another no less important discovery - bones - a sign of human activity 3 thousand years ago.

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Slightly Different Spelunking - Descent into the Lava of Marum

Ambrym, the most voluminous active volcano in Vanuatu in the South Pacific with 48 eruptions since 1774 is a massive, 1900-year-old, 96 square meters caldera and home of two active volcanic cones, Benbow and Marum. The last eruption inside the later cone was in 1953. They have done it before (2010) but this time the adventurer photographers Geoff Mackley and Bradley Ambrose were joined by the GoPro production crew to show potential of their new, incredible 4K high-resolution technology. Watch as they set their foot at the very edge of Marum Volcano's famed lava lake.

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German Caver Saved from Riesending-Schachthöhle after 12 Days

The injured German caver Johann Westhauser was recovered from the depths of the Bavarian Riesending-Schachthöhle cave after 12 days. Rescuers extricated him on Thursday shortly before noon. Westhauser stuck in the depth of almost one kilometer during the exploration of the Schachthöhle cave system. Being struck in the head with a loose rock, 52-year-old Westhauser suffered serious head injuries and was not able to get out on his own.

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The Second Deepest Cave in the World Discovered in New Zealand

January 2014: New Zealand’s spelunkers have found two interwoven caves in southern part of the island in Mount Arthur area. The deepest cave in New Zealand was discovered. Let´s have a closer look how such discovery was made and how Mother Nature sometimes forms rock into something we all know.

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Rappelling Down the Marble Mountains Caves, Da Nang, Vietnam

Marble Mountains are five marble and limestone hills situated south of Da Nang city in Vietnam. They are often translated as „Mountains of Five Elements“ which means Thuy-water, Moc-wood, Hoa-fire, Kim-metal and Tho-earth. All five mountains have several cave entrances and tunnels. It is possible to climb the summits but also to abseil down the numerous holes into the cave palaces.

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Bue Marino - Su Molente Caves Connected - Cave Diving Sardinia

Czech-Slovak-Polish cave diving expedition in Sardinia succeeded on Sunday, October 6, when discovering many years sought connection between the extensive Bue Marino cave system and Su Molente caves. Combining the two cave systems have opened the real chance of discovering Italy's longest cave system, which is now divided by just one, the last route connection – link between the cave Su Palu and Su Spirite.

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Er Wang Dong - 12 Footie Pitches in one Chinese Cave

The world is stunned by the scale of newly discovered Chinese caves. Er Wang Dong is a large karst caves system recently explored in Wulong area, Chongqing province in China. Its caves are so large, with Cloud Ladder Hall being the biggest, that they have their own climate. Located in Central China, Adrex.com is proud to bring you the video from the caves with clouds inside.

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Enlightened by Glow Worms in Waitomo Caves - Caving New Zealand

Arachnocampa Luminosa, The Glowworm of New Zealand is one of several fungus gnat species typical for its luminescent larvas. Their shining lights on your trip can become one of the valuable contributions of your excellent caving adventure in the North Island of the New Zealand. The most famous NZ´s place of work of these gnats can be found in Waitomo Caves. An extensive area of limestone rocks and formations of Waitomo offers an easily accessible caving system.

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Caving Gouffre Berger with Northern Pennine Club - Caving France

The Gouffre Berger is a cave in south-eastern France, in commune Engin, Isere department, located about 10 km west of Grenoble. It has been regarded as the world´s deepest cave until 1964. Thousands of the international explorations have taken place there since its discovery in 1953. Today, the Gouffre Berger cave is considered the 29th deepest cave in the world. Adrex.com in cooperation with one of the oldest British caving clubs brings you a unique pictures from the Gouffre Berger cave system.

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Caving Camuy River Cave System in Puerto Rico - Rio Camuy Spelunking

The River Camuy Cave System (Parque Las Cavernas del Río Camuy) is located in northwestern Puerto Rico, some one hour drive from San Juan. It has something for all the depths-of-the-Earth lovers. Spread out over an area of more than 260 acres, these 45 million year old subterranean natural limestone caves coupled with waters of Camuy River (known as the second or third largest underground river in the world) definitely ranks among the best tourist attractions in Puerto Rico.

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