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In Mexico, made unique geological discovery

March 2 2007
07:44

International akvaspeleologicheskaya (leading research underground reservoirs) expedition discovered in the north of the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula huge underground river - perhaps the longest in the world.

One of the divers, the researchers said that the river connecting two cave systems, located at a distance of more than 150 kilometers. He did not specify exactly how the link has been established - to pass on an underground river in the offline more than 150 kilometers until it is hardly possible. Probably to test generality of reservoirs used the method of radioactive labels.

Opening inspired scientists who already believe that this same river is connected with two other underground water systems that will make her long for another 200 kilometers. This conveys Reuters.

Until that time, long underground rivers were considered underground duct Palawan Philippine island of the same name and the river Sontrach in Vietnam.

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