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New World Record Confirmed

Postby zenas » Oct 24, 2005 4:11 pm

Some minutes ago, Oleg Klimchouk confirmed the New world record:

Krubera - Voronya
Cave Depth: -2,140m.
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Postby hewhocaves » Oct 24, 2005 4:23 pm

nice! Congrats!

That's in Km, right?
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Postby zenas » Oct 24, 2005 5:05 pm

hewhocaves wrote:nice! Congrats!

That's in Km, right?


Well, we use the comma for decimal points :)

I changed it to -2,140m
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Re: New World Record Confirmed

Postby CaverScott » Oct 24, 2005 5:29 pm

zenas wrote:Krubera - Voronya
Cave Depth: -2,140m.



Pardon my ignorance, what country?
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Postby Lynn » Oct 24, 2005 5:52 pm

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Re: New World Record Confirmed

Postby zenas » Oct 24, 2005 6:46 pm

Scott Fee wrote:Pardon my ignorance, what country?


Here is a small map:

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The cave is to Georgia (former member of Soviet Union), to Arabika mountains.

Russians call that area of Georgia Abhazia and the cave Voronya (sometimes also known as Voronia or Voronja).

Ukrainians call that Cave as Krubera, it's the same cave with all it's 4 names
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Postby Ralph E. Powers » Oct 24, 2005 9:31 pm

At 7,020.9973753 feet (straight metric conversion to feet) that .. is... a ... long long way down.
Congrats to the team! As it is most certianly not the work of one individual.

My deepest to date has been only (by comparison) a mere 1165 feet (355.092 meters). Me thinks I've some catching up to do neh?
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Postby George Dasher » Oct 25, 2005 10:25 am

zenas: THANKS for the clarification!!
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