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Everything You Need to Know About Cave Safety Tips

Cave Safety tips are important for anyone who is even thinking about going caving – or spelunking. You have to know what you might encounter, and how you can handle each situation so you make it back alive and unhurt. While there are actual professionals who do this, most of us see it as a pastime sport. We aren’t doing […]

All About Flowstone and How Flowstone is Formed

I love going into different caves, whether on my own or part of a tour, and looking at all of the incredible natural formations. Stalactites, Stalagmites, Cave Bacon, and more! I just had to learn how flowstone is formed! Just like all the other cave formations, Flowstone is made up of different minerals such as calcite and carbonate minerals! It […]

Ultimate Guide to Sơn Đoòng Worlds Largest Cave

The world’s largest cave was found in Vietnam, of all places. That is a truly beautiful country and a visit to Sơn Đoòng would be a once in a lifetime experience. This is certainly not an easy trek – and if you are lucky enough to be one of the 1,000 people that are allowed to tour it a year, […]

What is the Difference Between Caving and Spelunking?

What is the Difference Between Caving and Spelunking? Well, there are thousands of caves on this planet, and while some are yet to be discovered, there are others that are visited daily. People even live in some of them! There are different reasons why people visit caves, either for recreational purposes or for spelunking. So, what is the difference between […]

How is Cave Coral Formed?

How is Cave Coral Formed? Cave Coral? Isn’t coral something you normally find in the water? Well, cave formations are generally formed when an acid reacts to limestone, or the rocks contain over 80% calcium carbonate. The formations normally grow on the ceiling, walls, and floors of the cave and are sometimes influenced by humidity, airflow, and temperature. The more […]

How are Cave Soda Straws Formed?

Cave Soda Straws And How They Are Formed For those fascinated with caves, we are sure you have come in contact with the term cave straws. They are a speleothem that is formed in the shape of a hollow mineral cylindrical tube. Hence, the name straw. Many people also refer to them as tubular stalactites. Soda straws generally grow in […]

How is Cave Bacon Formed?

Are there any bacon lovers in the house that get super excited whenever the word “bacon” is mentioned? I mean, we all know that it is the candy of meats, right? Well, if you are that person, we can tell you will fall in love with caves and their Cave Bacon formations. Nature knows how to tempt, test, and treat […]

Stalactites vs Stalagmites: What is the Difference?

I am sure every grade schooler knows the difference between stalactites vs stalagmites, after all: Stalactites hold tight to the ceiling while stalagmites might reach up to the ceiling. When it comes to caves, there are many fun formations and features involved, which makes it no surprise that so many people are fascinated by them. Caves are formed in different […]

Myths About Bats With FREE Study Guide

If you’re looking for facts about bats, you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to start with the myths that are so popular, and then debunk them! Myths About Bats In our world, not many actually understand what bats are and how they help our environment. Here are a few myths to show how amazing bats really are! Bats […]