Kubrera Cave in Georgia’s break-away republic of Abkhazia is the deepest known cave in the planet. It was named after the Russian geographer, Alexander Kruber. In 2001, the Ukranian Speleological Association measured the distance between the cave’s entrance and its deepest spot at 1,710 meters. The deepest cave before that time was the Lamprechtsofen Cave in the Alps, but it was only 1,632-meters deep (February 2005).
The Georgian cave was again measured in 2004 by the Ukranian association and they came down to a depth of 2,080 meters. Today, the deepest depression is [Read more…]