39 additional caves discovered in Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park
Director of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park on May 7 said that cave explorers have made a survey and discovered an additional 39 new caves, which cover a total length of 17km, in the park.
The new caves brought the park’s total explored cave space to 200 kilometers.
The British Royal Cave Research Association coordinated with the University of Science under the Viet Nam National University – Ha Noi, and the Management Board of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park conducted a survey on caves in Phong Nha – Ke Bang area from March 16 to April 25.
Accordingly, 39 caves were found and carefully measured, charted and photographed providing new and precise figures to the administrators of Phong Nha- Ke Bang National Park.
The three most notable caves were the 1,100 meter by 200 meter cave named May, the 213 meter high Vuc Moi, and the 1,230 meter wide Lan.