Journey to another world: Hang Son Doong, the world’s largest cave

But nobody knew any of that until about six years ago.

stock-photo-73450325The recently discovered cave has been touted as the largest in the world, although other caves vie for the title of longest (Mammoth Cave in Brownsville, Kentucky nabs that title with about 400 miles of passageways) and deepest (Krubera Cavein the nation of Georgia).

A local man discovered the cave entrance in 1991, but British cavers were the first to explore it in 2009. Tour company Oxalishas been running trial tours of the cave since two summers ago.

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