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Monday, March 05, 2007

Divers Discover Huge Underground River

A British diver and his German partner have discovered what they claim is the world's largest submerged cave system - effectively an underground river - beneath Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula.

Stephen Bogaerts and Robbie Schmittner had spent four years exploring whether the Sac Actun system links to other cave networks before they made the final connection that revealed a single system that is 95 miles long. Link


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2ldmoe/b

there was a very very interesting docu on bbc couple of months ago, about the "cenotes" in the Yucatan region - so this news doesn't come as a surprise to me
(maybe you'll be able to find something about it on the net, i do not have enough time now to go looking for it....)
(there's the boss again...)
;-)

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