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Ali Sadr Cave in Ali Sadr, Iran

With a network of channels, lakes, and watery passageways spreading out over several kilometers, Ali Sadr Cave ( ??? ??? ???) is one of the largest subterranean water complexes in the world. Stable since its formation millions of years ago, the sunless grottoes feature clear waters, fantastical rock formations, and stalactite-covered ceilings soaring high overhead. Unlike many other aquatic caves, the body of water in Ali Sadr is not a flowing river, but rather an extensive, web-like lake seemingly fed by spring waters from nearby Sarab Cave.
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