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Tag: Caves

Great Big Story: Deep Underground, the Coolest Club in Lebanon

Jeita Grotto is the largest cave in Lebanon and the main water source for Beirut. While only a small portion of it is open to the public, a select group gets to explore its mysterious depths. Founded in 1951, the Spéléo Club du Liban is the oldest caving club in the Middle East. Every week, …

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Ryan Deboodt: Tham Khoun Xe

Shot during a two day kayaking trip, this film takes you on a journey through Tham Khoun Xe on the Xe Bang Fai River. Tham Khoun Xe is a river cave carved by the mighty Xe Bang Fai River and is located in Hin Nam No National Protected Area in central Laos. At 7 km …

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TED: Deep Under the Earth’s Surface, Discovering Beauty and Science | Francesco Sauro

Cave explorer and geologist Francesco Sauro travels to the hidden continent under our feet, surveying deep, dark places inside the earth that humans have never been able to reach before. In the spectacular tepuis of South America, he finds new minerals and insects that have evolved in isolation, and he uses his knowledge of these …

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TED: Francesco Sauro Deep under the Earth’s surface, discovering beauty and science

Cave explorer and geologist Francesco Sauro travels to the hidden continent under our feet, surveying deep, dark places inside the earth that humans have never been able to reach before. In the spectacular tepuis of South America, he finds new minerals and insects that have evolved in isolation, and he uses his knowledge of these …

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Bill Stone: Exploring deep caves

TED presents Bill Stone, a maverick cave explorer who has plumbed Earths deepest abysses, discusses his efforts to mine lunar ice for space fuel and to build an autonomous robot for studying Jupiters moon Europa.