The ground beneath our feet is filled with endless wonders, but the Giant Crystal Cave in Mexico has to be one of the most awe-inspiring!
Today, we bring you to the Giant Crystal Cave in Naica, Mexico. Where, in 2000, miners discovered caves filled with giant crystals. This wonder is truly incredible! So, let’s jump right in with a brief video exploring the interior of the cave, produced by the BBC.
But how did these incredible formations come to be? For the science behind these mind-boggling crystals, we turn to an EWC favorite, SciShow! SciShow is a great YouTube channel for all things science! Here’s Hank Green with more…
Places like the Crystal Cave always remind me of how many secret treasures are on this planet that we know nothing about! We do not have to fly to far distant planets to uncover the stuff of imagination, it is here, on this Earth. Sometimes, to remember that “it’s still an amazing world” we need to look no further than the ground beneath our feet!
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- “Amazing Crystal Cave – How Earth Made Us – S1 Ep1 Preview – BBC Two.” YouTube. BBC, 12 Jan. 2010. Web. 16 Feb. 2016. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HeiMfLmJtzk>. ↩
- “Weird Places: Mexico’s Giant Crystal Cave.” YouTube. SciShow, 2 Nov. 2014. Web. 16 Feb. 2016. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7yfx0ejELg>. ↩