2012 Photo Contest, Nature, Stories, 2nd prize

Infinite Cave

Photographer

Carsten Peter

<em>National Geographic</em> magazine

01 May, 2010

Hang Song Doong, 1st doline with massive phytokarst formations, view from the rat run gallery with its enormous window towards the skylight.

About

Carsten Peter

Carsten Peter is a regular contributor to National Geographic magazine, and specializes in going to extremes: scuba diving in a glacier on Mont Blanc, crossing the Sahara on a ca...

Background story

Hang Song Doong, 1st doline with massive phytokarst formations, view from the rat run gallery with its enormous window towards the skylight. The just recently flooded giant gaua mirrors the formation and underwater lights illuminates the flowstone formations. A British caving team discovered the world’s biggest cave passage in Vietnam, sometimes up to 200 meters high.

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