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Son Doong Cave tops incredible-hidden beauties on the US’s website

May 21, 2015          1967 views
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(Cinet)- The US travel advisory website ranked Son Doong Cave in Vietnam’s central Quang Binh as the first  among top 10 Incredible Beauties Hidden in the Caves
The website named www.placestoseeinyourlifetime.com said that Son Doong “is indeed very impressive – there is an entire underworld with the jungle and river, waterfalls, unknown plants and fossils. Cave pearls – calcite crystals – are another unique and interesting feature”.
 “Discovered only in 2010, the cave is considered to be the biggest one in the world! And it is indeed very impressive – there is an entire underworld with the jungle and river, waterfalls, unknown plants and fossils. Cave pearls – calcite crystals – are another unique and interesting feature. The cave is now open for the tourists to view and experience this unbelievable place.” The website described.

The reason to explore the cave suggested that the cave was of course to see this amazing cave. But also there was an adventurous streak, because the place was still quite an unexplored terrain. Be among the pioneers and sign up for an adventure of a lifetime.

The cave in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park is followed by the Waitomo Caves in New Zealand and the Melissani Cave in Greece. The list also includes the Batu Caves in Malaysia, Mendenhall Ice Caves in the US, and caves in the Algarve of Portugal.
 
Son Doong cave (Vietnamese: Hang Son Doong) is world's largest cave, located in Quang Binh province, Vietnam. It is found by a local man named Ho Khanh in 1991 and was recently discovered in 2009 by British cavers, led by Howard Limbert. The name "Son Doong" cave means "mountain river cave", It was created 2-5 million years ago by river water eroding away the limestone underneath the mountain Where the limestone was weak, the ceiling collapsed creating huge skylights...
The biggest section of Son Dong is five kilometers in length, 200 meters high and 150 meters wide, said Howard Limbert of the British Cave Research Association team searching the area April 10-14, 2009. Son Dong is much larger than Deer Cave in Malaysia, currently considered the world’s largest, an explorer said (Deer is 90 meters wide, 100 meters high and 2 kilometers long). The Son Doong cave has replaced to take pole position as the world’s largest cave.

 

 

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