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Vietnam’s newly discovered volcanic caves captured in photos

Monday, January 05, 2015, 10:03 GMT+7
Inside a volcanic cave, part of the newly discovered volcanic cave system in Krong No District in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong
Inside a volcanic cave, part of the newly discovered volcanic cave system in Krong No District in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong
The bewitching beauty of C6 Cave, part of the newly discovered volcanic cave system in Krong No District in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong. The cave has a section eating through to the surface, so sunlight beams can be seen in the dark cave.
The bewitching beauty of C6 Cave, part of the newly discovered volcanic cave system in Krong No District in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong. The cave has a section eating through to the surface, so sunlight beams can be seen in the dark cave.
Dr. H. Tachihara (right) and T. Honda (middle)- two veteran experts of the Japan Caving Association expedition team. The two have explored volcanic caves in Hawaii, South Africa and elsewhere in the world.
Dr. H. Tachihara (right) and T. Honda (middle)- two veteran experts of the Japan Caving Association expedition team. The two have explored volcanic caves in Hawaii, South Africa and elsewhere in the world.
The Japan Caving Association expedition team is divided into two groups: one is tasked with exploring new caves while the other takes measurements and conducts further research on the already discovered caves. The two groups keep close contact with the walkie-talkie.
The Japan Caving Association expedition team is divided into two groups: one is tasked with exploring new caves while the other takes measurements and conducts further research on the already discovered caves. The two groups keep close contact with the walkie-talkie.
Vietnamese scientist Luong Thi Tuat joins the Japan Caving Association expedition team.
Vietnamese scientist Luong Thi Tuat joins the Japan Caving Association expedition team.
Dr. H.Tachihara, 76, is dubbed by his colleagues as “a man who is bewitched by caves.”
Dr. H.Tachihara, 76, is dubbed by his colleagues as “a man who is bewitched by caves.”

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