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A natural wonder that drops 16 stories straight down through rare flora and streaming waterfalls.
Added by planan
Caverns of Sonora
A Texas cave network is home to some of the world's most spectacular-looking and bizarrely named mineral formations.
Added by Steve S
Found: Snakes That Hunt in Packs
Cuban boas coordinate their strikes from cave ceilings.
May 24, 2017
Found: Earliest Evidence of Humans Living on the Australian Coast
An island cave held artifacts from 50,000 years ago.
May 19, 2017
Lago Buenos Aires, Argentina
La Cueva de las Manos (Cave of Hands)
Stenciled handprints and wall paintings dating back 10,000 years, some of the earliest forms of cave art.
Added by tr8lina
New Haven, Connecticut
The cave where two British judges hid in exile after sentencing the king to death.
Added by beethoven678
obscura day 2017
In Kansas City, One Stubborn Cave Won't Give Up Its Secrets
Is Roanoke Park Cave mysterious—or just boring?
May 05, 2017
Sassi di Matera
People have been living in the cave houses on this Italian hillside since the Neolithic era.
Added by GFire
The abandoned mine where American troops discovered a treasure trove of art and artifacts hidden by the Nazis.
Added by Maya W
Tambon Rong Kwang, Thailand
Pha Nang Khoi Cave
The long underground cave's curiously shaped stalagmites have inspired many legends.
Added by makalu57
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The Missouri Orchid Farmer Who Ditched His Greenhouse for a Cave
Turns out there are plenty of upsides to growing delicate flowers underground.
April 11, 2017
The Crypt of the Original Sin
A cave in southern Italy adorned with thousand-year-old Biblical frescoes existed in obscurity until fairly recently.
Added by pn161220
St. Govan's Chapel
A hermit's tiny cell built into the cliffside that saved him in South Pembrokeshire.
Added by jemm501
Vĩnh Thạch, Vietnam
Vịnh Mốc Tunnel Complex
This network of tunnels housed an entire village for years, and even had a hall for screening movies.
Added by Capos
A 19th century subterranean reservoir repurposed as a contemporary art cave.
Added by Imeka
Brooklyn, New York
Crown Finish Caves
Underground vaults of a former brewery beneath Brooklyn's Crown Heights are now used to ripen cheese.
Added by AaronNetsky
This mysterious underground cave in Shropshire dates back to the 18th or 19th century.
Added by peppespadone
Narusawa Hyoketsu (Ice Cave)
A 70-foot-deep ice cave formed by lava from Mt. Fuji on the edge of Japan's "Suicide Forest."
Added by CryptKat
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