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The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

Posted in Pictures   11 Sep 2009   / 14048 views

Cueva de los Cristales (Cave of the Crystals) is a cave of the Naica Mine in Chihuahua, Mexico. The chamber contains giant selenite crystals, some of the largest natural crystals ever found. The cave's largest crystal is 11 m (36 ft) in length, 4 m (13 ft) in diameter and 55 tons in weight. The cave is about 30 m (98 ft) in length, 10 m (33 ft) in width and almost 300 meters (900 feet) below the surface of the Earth. It is extremely hot in the cave with air temperatures reaching up to 43 °C (109 °F) with 90 to 100 percent humidity. The hot temperature is due to the proximity of a magma chamber.
The cave is relatively unexplored because humans can only survive for approximately ten minutes without proper protection and only 45 with special equipment. Add to that the risk of falling into deep pits, ending impaled on a sharp crystal…


1 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

2 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

3 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

4 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

5 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

6 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

7 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

8 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

9 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

10 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

11 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

12 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

13 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

14 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

15 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

16 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

17 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

18 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

19 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

20 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

21 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

22 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

23 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

24 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

25 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

26 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)

27 The Crystal Cave of Giants – as beautiful as it is dangerous (27 pics)


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Morpheus 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Awesome man!! clapping
       
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nat 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
I think it'd be awesome to go in there
       
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Xeno 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
I wanna see this for real! clapping
       
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H-K 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
incredible! what a place 36
       
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I find it wonderful that there are real places like this on our earth... it makes me believe in the beauty and amazing things that our planet has to offer us...

Peace...
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gaalar 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
41 lkhg wysmienite
       
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severe_009 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
So beautifu... Alien like world... n_tongue
Challenge breeds excellence...
       
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mazzini 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
beautiful n_wink
       
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Adedrikoti 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Great site. Keep doing.,
       
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Galalian 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Perfect work!,
       
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mazzini 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
beautiful dance3
       
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olivia 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
hi crystal cave is awesome i eish that i worked there it would be fun to i think 41
       
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