Blog Posts - Stalagmites



Central Cave: A Crystal Kingdom Where Time Stands Still

Beneath the frontier island paradise of Samar is a realm of exquisite beauty. It is a fragile place where time is in suspended animation, its raw magnificence carefully preserved in glittering crystals. It is a domain of grandeur and enigmas where on...
by Adrenaline Romance on Aug 3, 2016

Lobo Cave: Samar’s Captivating Underground Realm of Many Faces

There’s an alien world right under our feet. It’s a world where nothing is what it seems, where wonders defy imagination, and where the most trivial decisions can determine whether we live or perish. The world of mysterious caves is a par...
by Adrenaline Romance on Jul 26, 2016

Sohoton Cove National Park: A Silent, Enchanted, and Otherworldly Realm

Some natural wonders seem to be alive—as if they have a mind of their own. They seem to choose who should see their majesty, decide when they should reveal their secrets, or determine how they should “test” the mortals to be worthy of enter...
by Adrenaline Romance on Oct 3, 2014

Crystal Cave and Bolitas Cave: Into the Strange, Deep Bowels of Bucas Grande

Caves are some of the most amazing natural wonders on Earth; they are worlds within the world! Inside each cave is a rich and delicate ecosystem that rivals the underwater world in mystery. Inside each cave are rock formations so beautiful and bizarr...
by Adrenaline Romance on Sep 25, 2014

Exmouth stalagmites reveal more climatic history

More than 300 caves are scattered across WA’s Cape Range Peninsula along with spectacular gorges like Yardie Creek.Credit: Salleelee Paleoclimatic reconstructions from West Australian stalagmites have demonstrated how historic climatic eve...
by Geology on Dec 18, 2013

A living desert underground

UA scientists have discovered diverse communities of bacteria, fungi and archaea on the surface of Kartchner stalactites that live off of nutrients from the cave drip water and contribute to the growth of the cave formations through calcite precipita...
by Geology on Dec 2, 2013

Underground World of Lahab Cave, Capiz

To tell you the truth, I am never really a fan of caves. I’m not a claustrophobic at all but the thought of being stuck inside a hollow space with weathered rocks around was utterly creepy. Not to mention that caves are essentially dark –...
by Between Coordinates on Aug 24, 2013

Stalagmites Provide New View of Abrupt Climate Events Over 100,000 Years

Secret Chamber inside of Clearwater Connection cave in Gunung Mulu National Park. (Credit: Syria Lejau) A new set of long-term climate records based on cave stalagmites collected from tropical Borneo shows that the western tropical Pacific respond...
by Geology on Jun 23, 2013

Stalagmites Provide New View of Abrupt Climate Events Over 100,000 Years

Secret Chamber inside of Clearwater Connection cave in Gunung Mulu National Park. (Credit: Syria Lejau) A new set of long-term climate records based on cave stalagmites collected from tropical Borneo shows that the western tropical Pacific respond...
by Geology on Jun 23, 2013

Hoyop Hoyopan Cave, Albay Philippines

Hoyop-Hoyopan means blowing of air. For me all caves are almost alike but it usually varies on what your imagination can form out of its rock formations. What differs this cave from the others I've been to is some shallow water pools inside that look...
by Norse God on Jun 2, 2013

Mawsmai Cave, Cherrapunji, Meghalaya

I had heard of Mawsmai Cave even before I headed to Shillong. Last year another colleague had done this trip and was singing praises of it. So I was looking forward to our day off and our trip to Cherrapunji. The route was scenic and I have discovere...
by Travel Tales from India on May 4, 2013

Les Grottes de Limousis

Situated about 20 minutes from our cottage, in the Cabardes, to the North of Carcassonne the limestone caves at Limousis are the largest developed caves in the Aude.  Discovered in 1811, the caves are thought to have been inhabited by Neolithic man...
by Carcassonne on Jun 14, 2012

Belum Caves: Amazing Cave Exploration – My 50th Post

  Please Click here to read the main post Overview: One of the greatest wonders of nature I have seen is the Belum Caves, a 3.5 kms long cave discovered by a German explorer in the 1980s and was thrown open to the public in 2002. This also happ...
by Payana: Explore India on Feb 17, 2012


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