Canadian researchers have found a huge cave of "national significance" in British Columbia.
The cave was first seen when caribou was counted in a & # 39; April, and researchers traveled to Park Provincial Wells in September for original research. The cave is in the northern part of its park, but the team would not give a specific place, according to Canadian Geographic.
John Pollack's archaeological surveyor, part of the team, with Canadian Geographic said that the aperture is around 330 feet long, 200 feet wide. A person who looks from the edge of the cave can see at about 600 feet below.
Pollack, who visited some of the largest caves of the planet, said the latest discovery was "huge," even compared to caves in other countries.
"You can not get a 600-foot view in the caves of Canada – it does not happen," he told Canadian Geographic. "And this is a step. It goes down quickly, there was a lot of water flowing in and it's open enough for the long run down we've left. The scale of this thing is just big, and how big it comes to Canada. "
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During the September tour, a laser machine Pollack used to check the rod, and geologist Catherine Hickson investigated the geology of the area. Caver Lee Hollis will attach rows beside a 200-foot droop that will enter the hole before they are inserted.
"This is the biggest and most exciting entrances I've ever seen, and when I was a summary it was not clear that it closed," Hollis has been on & # 39 ; trying over 30 years, telling Canadian Geographic.
Pollack said that the depth of the cave makes it very similar that people have previously been investigated. He had long rope ropes, he said, and any attempts in the last 50 years might have been recorded.
Local First Nations could not know about the cave, Hickson told Global News, as it seemed that the cave was covered with snow all year to time in the past two to five years. gone.
The precision and depth of the cave have not yet been decided, but Pollack said that researchers are in talks with the British Columbia Parks about a field research in 2020.
News Tristan Crosby, director of Victoria University Leaving Club, told Global News that the search is to support other people who are in the public domain. look forward.
"Being able to find such caves still in the day and the unexplored and unexpected age, it makes me true – and I know there are many other people in the community – something Interesting in continuing to research, "Crosby said.