Recently, the U.S. magazine National Geographic has introduced a unique image of the cave paint line, cave world’s largest natural caves in Phong Nha – Ke Bang in Quang Binh province of Vietnam. Images taken by the explorer-cum-photographer Carsten Peter.
With images of the Eden in the heart of the cave, giant stalactites wall or collection “Pearls” thousands of years old, viewers had shocked with an incredibly great of Son Doong cave .
Currently, the only way to enter the cave system is by climbing down ropes from the cave Loong Son, about 80m
The stalactites column with bizarre shaped on the Loong Con cave. This places the explorers called Cactus Garden
Explorers swimming in a giant column stalactites in the Ken (cocoons) cave
A cave the width of about 90m, 250m high near the cave roof, enough space a 40 storeys towers of New York City (USA)
A cave roof collapsed many years ago has brought into light, create a great tropical forest in the heart of cave. The explorers called it the Eden
The expedition members entering Swallow Cave, an underground cave was created by the Rao Thuong river . In the dry season river narrowed into a small pond, but the rainy season can rise tens of meters.
Narrow space between the cave. Flow of the river brought the shells, accumulate in layers on the riverbed
Like a waterfall petrified, the strips stalactites near the mouth of the Swallow cave bring the green of moss and algae.
Where do the light into the cave, where it is covered by green grass and trees. In the forest under the collapsed roof of the cave, the explorers saw the emergence of a variety of animals such as birds, snakes, squirrels, monkeys
Through thousands of years, calcium crystals were wrapped small sand particles to form the giant “pearls” . “Collection of pearls” This is invaluable not far Eden in the heart cave
The explorers are exceeding the “sculpture” perfect of nature, covered with slippery moss
The biggest challenge for the expedition was a high stone wall about 70 m in depth blocked inside the cave than 6km in the Son Doong cave
Can not overcome this obstacle, the explorers were marked and measured remember groundwater levels rise during floods. They hope the rear wall of stalactites is a large cave with many surprises are waiting
Dry season, from November to April is the time to secure the explorers discover cocoons cave, with a small pond on a dry cave. In the wet season water will drown many section in the cave