Monday, January 7, 2013

The New 7 Wonders of Nature (Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park)

The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is located about 50 kilometers (30 miles) north of the city of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines. The national park is located at St. Paul mountain range on the northern coast of the island. In 2010, a group of geologist and environmentalist discovered that the underground river has a second floor, which means that there are small waterfalls inside the cave, there is also a huge cave dome, measuring 300 meters above the underground river, incredible rock formations, large bats, a deep water hole in the river, more river channels, marine creatures. Deeper areas of the underground river are impossible to explore due to lack of oxygen. On January 28, 2012, Puerto Princesa underground river was chosen as one of the New7Wonders of Nature. pls. link to this web address.

New7Wonders of Nature Underground River

Underground River in Palawan

Stalactites at the Subterranean River