quinta-feira, 23 de fevereiro de 2012

Mexico’s Cave of Crystals

ntil you notice the orange-suited men clambering around, it's hard to grasp the extraordinary scale of this underground crystal forest.
Nearly 1,000ft below the Chihuahua Desert in Mexico, this cave was discovered by two brothers drilling in the Naica lead and silver mine. It is an eerie sight.
Up to 170 giant, luminous obelisks - the biggest is 37.4ft long and the equivalent height of six men - jut across the grotto like tangled pillars of light; and the damp rock of their walls is covered with yet more flawless clusters of blade-sharp crystal.

 Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1081072/Pictured-The-Cave-Crystals-discovered-1-000ft-Mexican-desert.html#ixzz1nEKcMqWh
Photos by Carsten Peter

4 comentários:

  1. É muito lindo, eu já vi um documentário acerca disto...

    1. Não conhecia. Fiquei espantado com dimensão gigante dos cristais. Mother nature at his best.

  2. Que giro. Não deve é ser muito acessível...

  3. Acho que nem está aberto ao público.