World Amazing Stuff: World's Largest Cave in Vietnam

World's Largest Cave in Vietnam

The World's Largest Cave: Son Doong Cave in Vietnam 
The Son Doong cave 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.

It's over 5.5kmlong, has a jungle and river and could fit a 40-story skyscraper within its walls. The world's largest cave is more than 200m wide, 150m high, and approx. 9km long, with caverns big enough to fit an entire city street inside them, twice larger than Deer Cave in Malaysia. Son Doong cave was classified as the largest cave in the world by BCRA and selected as one of the most beautiful in the globe. Read more news: 

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