Krubera Cave – Deepest known cave on Earth

Krubera Cave (Georgian: კრუბერის გამოქვაბული; or Voronya Cave, sometimes spelled Voronja Cave) is the deepest known cave on Earth.  the Ukrainian Speleological Association expedition reached a depth greater than 2,000 m, and explored the cave to −2,080 m (−6,824 ft). Ukrainian diver Gennadiy Samokhin extended the cave by diving in the terminal sump to 46 m depth in 2007 and then to 52 m in 2012, setting successive world records of 2,191 m and 2,197 m respectively.  Krubera remains the only known cave on Earth deeper than 2,000 metres. – Wikipedia

– Ever since 1956, when explorers in France first descended below 1,000 meters (3,281 feet), generations of cavers had dreamed of achieving the 2,000-meter (6,562-foot) mark.  – National Geographic krubera cave

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