Skrevet av Emne: New cave discovered in Demänovská Valley Slovakia  (Lest 124 ganger)

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"There are about 300 caves in Demänovská Valley and most of them are connected in a 40 kilometre long Demänovský cave system. A new addition to the known system is the recently discovered cave Chladivý dych (Cool Breath).

“I noticed a small hole the size of a human head under a rock. Warm air was coming out from the hole and nearby moss had drops of water, which meant that I was near wet cave air,” said Pavol Herich, the head of the Speleology club, as cited by the TASR newswire.

He measured the temperature the next day and together with an expedition group started to dig.

They found a 600 metre long cave. Even though there are about 80 similar caves in Slovakia, this one is unique, according to Pavol Herich, because its climate."

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https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20796425/new-cave-discovered-in-demanovska-valley.html
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