Thursday, 10 April 2008

Most Amazing caves

Halllooooooo!!!!!! OK...here some Info again to you all...Thanks (1 billion times..LOL) because came and came again to my blog especially to RENO (Credit to him...urang pertama kasi bangun sia kalau pagi....LOL). So actually, I don't know what to update today...but, suddenly my my friend remind me about the caves. Actually we talked about the Niah Cave in Sarawak bah....don't you know Niah Cave is the third longest cave in the world? (if i not mistaken lah...itu pun kalau the record still valid...mana tau diorang jumpa gua baru)...so...clik punya click lastly i found these cave..the most amazing caves...Take your time dude..

1. Cave of Crystals (mexico) >> World's Largest known natural crystals

Info:
>> 950 feet underground and its about 290 meters
>> Age: 260 millions years ago
>> Size: 10 meters wide and 30 meters long (besar lagi tu rumah panjang di sarawak)
>> Content: zinc, copper, silver, and gold, zigzags
>> How it was?? When magma underneath the mountain cooled and the temperature dropped, the anhydrite began to dissolve. The anhydrite slowly enriched the waters with sulfate and calcium molecules, which for millions of years have been deposited in the caves in the form of huge selenite gypsum crystals.

2. Majlis al Jin Cave (oman): World's second largest chamber (ruang yang cam dewan)

Info
>> Discovered by : Don Davidson, a geologist studying water resources in the Sultanate in 1983. However the founder died 10 years later when he left Oman permanently and went hiking in theclandestine (secara diam- diam). He rented a car, drove it to a trailhead, left a note on it saying where he was going, and was never seen again.
>> The inner height 120 to 150 meter height (tinggi dari bangunan yayasan sabah) and cave floor 300 by 200 metres (A pyramid can be fir inside)

3. Waitomo Glowworm (New zealand)

Info:
>> Location: North Island of New Zealand
>> These glowworms spin a nest out of silk on the ceiling of the cave and then hang down

4. Eisriesenwelt ice caves (Austria): Largest Ice caves

Info:
>> Located within the Tennengebirge Mountains near Salzburg and stretch for a remarkable 40 kilometers

5. Cave of Ghost (Venezuela): So vast because 2 helicopters can fly into it

Info:
>> When it was recently discovered, researchers also discovered a new dendrobatid frog species, Colostethus breweri, named for the frog's identifier, Charles Brewer-Carías.

6. Fantastic Cave pit (USA): Deepest Cave pit

Info:
>> Fantastic Pit is 586' deep
>> It is a truly fantastic rappel, it takes almost 8 seconds for a rock to hit the bottom.

7. Dongzong cave (China): Primary school

Info:
>> The school is built in a huge, aircraft hangar-sized natural cave, carved out of a mountain over thousands of years by wind, water and seismic shifts.

2 comments:

Adam-ArJuna said...

lots of infomation here...

nice job dude!

jcyboy said...

the caves are beautiful..but some of it scary though..

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