Largest ice cave in the world 😮 #eisriesenwelt #werfen #austria

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The Eisriesenwelt (German for “World of the Ice Giants”) is a natural limestone ice cave located in Werfen, Austria, about 40 km south of Salzburg. It is the largest ice cave in the world extending more than 42km.

Eisriesenwelt Cave was created by the Salzach river as it flowed through the mountain eroding passageways nearly 100 million years ago. Over the course of thousands of years cracks and crevices in the limestone became more developed as water eroded the rocks away.

Source: http://www.amusingplanet.com/2012/04/eisriesenweltthe-worlds-largest-ice.html