Giant karst sinkhole cluster found in Guangxi

By Zhang Li and Shi Ruipeng in Nanning | | Updated: 2019-12-04 20:26
Members of a cave exploration team investigate a limestone cave in Donglan county, South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region. [Photo by Chen Lixin]

A team of multinational cave experts has discovered a cluster of karst sinkholes in South China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region after a week of exploration from Nov 24 to 30.

The 30-member team, which consisted of speleologists and cavers from China, France and Belgium, went through field measurements and finally found two giant karst sinkholes and over a dozen smaller limestone caves in the mountainous Donglan county, Hechi city.

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