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

17. 5. 2015 Comments: 1

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…

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Slightly Different Spelunking - Descent into the Lava of Marum

29. 10. 2014

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)…

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German Caver Saved from Riesending-Schachthöhle after 12 Days

19. 6. 2014

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.…

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The Second Deepest Cave in the World Discovered in New Zealand

25. 2. 2014

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

8. 11. 2013 Comments: 1

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…

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Bue Marino - Su Molente Caves Connected - Cave Diving Sardinia

9. 10. 2013 Comments: 1

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…

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Er Wang Dong - 12 Footie Pitches in one Chinese Cave

7. 10. 2013

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,…

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Enlightened by Glow Worms in Waitomo Caves - Caving New Zealand

24. 9. 2013

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…

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Caving Gouffre Berger with Northern Pennine Club - Caving France

22. 8. 2013

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…

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

24. 7. 2013

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…

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