The world is full with amazing places. Today we take you to a journey beneath the Earth surface. We bring you 17 of the most beautiful caves around the world.
Deer Cave , Borneo, Malaysia
The cave was surveyed for the first time in the year 1978, producing measurements of 174 m wide and 122 m high in one section that passed through the mountain for a distance of one kilometer.
Enchanted well , Brazil
It is part from the Chapada Diamantina National Park.Many cave systems were formed by the rivers that run through the region. Several of these rivers run red due to tannin in the water. Both goldand diamonds have been found there.
Marble cave , Rio Tranquilo ,Brazil
Onondaga Cave, Missouri , USA
The Onondaga cave belongs to the Missouri National Park. The cave boasts of towering stalagmites, dripping stalactites and other active flowstones.
The Kverkfjoll ice cave , Iceland
Formed by the hot water from a volcanic spring below Vatnajokull glacier.
Gouffre Berger cave , France
This cave is 3680 feet deep. It was the first cave to be exploited over 1000 feet beneath the Earth’s surface. . It was named by the name of the man that discovered it Frenchman Joseph Berger.
Harrison’s Cave, Barbados
The caves are naturally formed by water erosion through the limestone rock. The calcium-rich water that runs through the caves have formed the unusual stalactites and stalagmites formations
Choranche cave, Vercors, France
Carlsbad caverns, Carlsbad, New Mexico
Carlsbad Cavern includes a large cave chamber, the Big Room, a natural limestone chamber which is almost 4,000 feet (1,220 m) long, 625 feet (191 m) wide, and 255 feet (78 m) high at the highest point. It is the third largest chamber in North America and the seventh largest in the world.
Reed Flute Cave Guilin , China
Reed Flute Cave is filled with a large number of stalactites, stalagmites and rock formations in weird and wonderful shapes. Inside, there are more than 70 inscriptions written in ink, which can be dated back as far as 792 AD in the Tang Dynasty.
Fingal’s Cave , Scotland
This cave is formed from hexagonally jointed basalt columns with in a Paleocene lava flow. It is known for it’s naturally arched roof, which produces eerie sound made by the echoes of the waves to give an atmosphere of a cathedral.
Skocjan Caves , Slovenia
These caves are a natural phenomenon ranked side by side with the Grand Canyon, the Great Barrier Rift, Mount Everest, the Galapagos Islands and others. Caves have formed in 300 m thick layer of Cretaceous and Paleocene limestone. Explored length of these caves is 6,200 m (20,341 ft).
Cave of Crystals, Mexico
It lays 300 m(980 ft) below the surface in Naica , Chihuahua , Mexico. The main chamber contains giant selenite crystals, some of the largest natural crystals ever found.
Jeita Grotto Cave, Lebanon
The cave consists of two separate but interconnected limestone caves. Upper grotto and lower grotto. The upper grotto houses the world’s biggest stalactite(mineral deposit that hangs from the ceiling of a limestone cave). The lower grotto (20300 feet overall length) is traversed by underwater lake and river.
The Mlynki cave , Ukraine
The cave boasts almost 45 km of twisting and turning passages. It is lined with wondrous gypsum crystals creating a galaxy of beautiful sparkling stars.
Cave of Swallows, Aquismon, Mexico
It is the second deepest in Mexico and 11th in the world. It has a freefall of 333 m from the floor of the cave to the lowest side of the opening,with a 370 m drop from the highest side.
Glowworm cave, Waitomo, New Zeland
These caves in Waitomo are known for it’s population of glowworms that are the size of an average mosquito. It is unique to New Zeland so if you travel there it is a must-see.
Sarawak Chamber, Malaysia
Sarawak Chamber measures 700 m (2,300 feet) long, 400 m (1,300 feet) wide and at least 70 m (230 feet) high, and was estimated as three times the size of the Big Room in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico, then thought to be the largest underground chamber. Its volume was checked by laser scanning in 2011. It is in Gua Nasib Bagus (Good Luck Cave), which is located in Gunung Mulu National Park, in the Malaysian state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo.