New caves found in Phong Nha-Ke Bang

New caves have been explored in the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, Quang Binh province, Vietnam by a joint team the British Caving Research Association, Hanoi Natural Sciences University and the Park’s Administrators.

A total of 39 caves have been explored. The 39 caves cover a total length of 17 km and were carefully measured, charted and photographed providing new and precise figures to the administrators of the Phong Nha-  Ke Bang National Park.

In the group of 39 caves, three most notable caves were the 1,230 meter wide Lan Dai cave, 213 meter high Vuc Moi cave and the 1,100 meter by 200 meter cave named May Dai cave. The new caves brought the total explored cave space in Phong Nha – Ke Bang over  to 200 kilometers.


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