World’s Longest Underwater River Discovered in Mexico, Divers Say

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: March 5, 2007   View Article

Divers exploring a maze of underwater caves on Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula have identified what may be the longest underground river in the world.

The waterway twists and turns for 95 miles (153 kilometers) through the region’s limestone caverns, said British diver Stephen Bogaerts, who made the discovery with German colleague Robbie Schmittner.

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