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British Royal Cave Association discovered rare stalactites in Phong Nha - Ke Bang

(13:57:23 PM 15/11/2014)
(Tinmoitruong.vn) - The British Royal Cave Association’s specialists who now are advisers for tours in Phong Nha - Ke Bang (Quang Binh province) have just discovered rare stalactites. Jonathan Sims, a member of the expedition said that "This is a very ancient and rate stalactites which is called stromatolites which are fossils formed in the era of Precambrian time 600 million years ago. It is the first time we have seen this kind of fossils in the cave."

 British Royal Cave Association discovered rare stalactites in Phong Nha - Ke Bang



In addition, members of the expedition said that the Va cave has the strangest type of stalactites they have ever known. This cave is 1km long and its vaulted cave covering an area of 500 square meters. The Va cave contains many lakes stalagmites which is a type of rock formation that rises from the floor of a cave due to the accumulation of material deposited on the floor from ceiling drippings. The expeditors thought that the stalagmites in the cave are unique in the world, nearly 2m tall.

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