It is located in the Arabika massif.
The cave Krubera-Voronya is the deepest known cave in the world, so it was nicknamed “Everest among the caves”.
The depth of this natural wonder reaches of 2196 meters. Imagine six and a half Eiffel towers stacked on one another! It is situated in the mountain range Arabica in the Black sea region of Abkhazia, bordering on Georgia. Since its opening in 1960, explorers and scientists have tried to go deeper, each time setting new records. In 2001, the cave of Krubera officially became the deepest known to man with the depth of 1710 metres, breaking Lambrechtshagen on 80 meters.
In 2004 she was named the only cave on Earth deeper than 2000 meters. In 2012, Ukrainian diver Gennadiy Samokhin went down to the bottom of the cave, setting a world record. Photographs from the expeditions, which for many years have explored a huge underground formation that looks like footage from “journey to the center of the Earth”. Chilling waterfalls, the whole area filled with water, impassable narrow tunnels, mazes, countless pits, stretching deep into the darkness filling the cave Krubera. National Geographic offers a look at this magnificent cave through an interactive map, created after the expedition in 2005.
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