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Originally posted by Alexander the Great
That is absolutely breath-taking.
I envy those folks taking the pictures, must be such a mind blowing sight.
And hey, if you take that diving trip, send me a U2U, I'll go
Originally posted by Chamberf=6
Cool and nice find. It looks like a sci-fi movie or something.
It makes me think of that underwater lake in the Carribean, that's full of super-salinated water.
Another cave with even greater doses of acid is Mexico's Villa Luz Cave. In Villa Luz sulfuric acid forms from rotten-egg-smelling hydrogen sulfide gas that bubbles up in springs. But acidity is no problem to the bacteria that have evolved to live in its depths. In fact, hydrogen sulfide gas provides chemical energy that feed bacteria — just like in deep-sea hydrothermal vent communities.