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Remains of giant sloths and proto-elephants were found interspersed with burnt human bones and ceramics in Mexico's Sac Actun cave system. Last month, researchers from the Great Maya Aquifer Project announced the discovery of the world's largest underwater cave system...
Remains of giant sloths and proto-elephants were found interspersed with burnt human bones and ceramics in Mexico's Sac Actun cave system.
Archaeologists who have been exploring the world's largest underwater cave—recently discovered in Mexico—presented their findings Monday, including fossils of giant sloths and an elaborate shrine to the Mayan god of commerce.
Divers in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula say they have discovered the world’s largest underwater cave.
"This immense cave represents the most important submerged archaeological site in the world, since it has more than a hundred archaeological contexts, among which is evidence of the first settlers of America, as well as the extinct fauna and, of...
After 10 months of exploring the watery, underwater passageways of the Great Maya Aquifer, a team of divers achieved a major breakthrough this month when they found an open tunnel linking two of the world's largest flooded cave systems. According to the rules of caving, when two cave systems are connected, the largest cave absorbs the smallest.
I can't help but think of video games like Tomb Raider when I see pics of people exploring underwater caves, because the whole environment looks too fantastic to be real. But there are plenty of real, and really beautiful, drowned caves...Show More Summary
The cave stretches more than 200 miles.
The photos are spectacular.
Joining two previously known underwater caves, the newly discovered system is 215 miles long.
A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the world's largest flooded cave, a discovery that could shed light on the ancient Maya civilisation. The Yucatán peninsula isShow More Summary
A team of divers have successfully explored a tunnel linking two gargantuan underwater cave systems in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, unlocking what they believe is the largest underwater cave system in the world. By discovering a tunnel...Show More Summary
Ordinskaya Cave (also called "Orda Cave"), located near the Russian city of Perm, is the world's largest underwater gypsum cave, its rich mineral walls lending the cavern an otherworldly beauty that is perfect for a supernatural scene. Show More Summary
“The reward is the possibility of seeing something beautiful, something that nobody has seen before you.” Even with lights, it is dark, and the sense of claustrophobia is overwhelming. Passages wind off in different directions to confuse the careless or unprepared. And should you find yourself in danger in these tunnels in the Earth’s crust, [...]
Near Orda, a Russian village in the Ural Mountains, you can find an enormous underwater gypsum cave. It’s one of the largest in the world, with galleries stretching as far as five kilometers. Victor Lyagushkin led a team of divers deep inside to photograph this natural wonder. You can view many beautiful pictures of it [...]