Tag: caves

Oct 12, 2011

Picture of the Day: Incredible Underwater Cave in Russia

Picture of the Day: Incredible Underwater Cave in Russia

INCREDIBLE UNDERWATER CAVE IN RUSSIA Photograph by VIKTOR LYAGUSHKIN Photograph by VIKTOR LYAGUSHKIN Photograph by VIKTOR LYAGUSHKIN The Orda Cave Awareness Project is dedicated to the biggest underwater gypsum (a very soft mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate) cave in the world. It is located near Orda village (Perm region…

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Sep 1, 2011

Picture of the Day: Glorious Sea Cave – Algarve, Portugal

Picture of the Day: Glorious Sea Cave – Algarve, Portugal

GLORIOUS SEA CAVE – ALGARVE, PORTUGAL Photograph via Reddit Apparently this cave is quite near Benagil Beach in Algarve, Portugal. A sea cave, also known as a littoral cave, is a type of cave formed primarily by the wave action of the sea. The primary process involved is erosion. Sea caves are…

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May 2, 2011

Picture of the Day: ‘Crystal’ Ice Cave in Iceland

Picture of the Day: ‘Crystal’ Ice Cave in Iceland

‘CRYSTAL’ ICE CAVE IN SKAFTAFELL, ICELAND Photograph via Örvar Atli Þorgeirsson Photographer’s Description: Some of the magic beauty of glacier ice lies under its outer surface. One either needs to strip the surface layer or go underneath it to see its real beauty. The centuries old ice coming down the slopes of…

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