Hranická propast, the Hranice abyss (Photo: Ji?í Komárek/CC BY-SA 4.0)
Krzysztof Starnawski, a diver from Poland, found the cave in 1999. Even back then, he knew it was an unusual cave: the water made the team’s skin itch. Carved from limestone, the cave was shaped by “hot water saturated with carbon dioxide [that] bubbled up like a volcano” from the cave bottom, reports National Geographic, which funded the expedition.
A Polish explorer says he and his team have discovered the world's deepest underwater cave, 404 meters (1,325 feet) down, near the eastern Czech town of Hranice.
A cave in the Czech Republic has just been crowned the world's deepest underwater cave. On Sept. 27, a Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicle (ROV) reached the bottom of Hranická Propast, at a depth of 1,325 feet. The team piloting th...
A team of explorers say they have revealed an underwater cave to be the world's deepest, at 404 meters (1,325 feet) down, near the eastern Czech town of Hranice.
A Czech-Polish team said Friday it had discovered the world's deepest underwater cave in the eastern Czech Republic. At 404 metres (1,325 feet) deep, the Hranicka Propast, a limestone abyss near the city of Hranice, beats out Italy'...