INSPIRATIONAL: A cave dive that could have been a disaster

‘The Everest of cave diving’: Australia’s most mysterious cave system and the incredible story of how an expedition survived after being trapped for 27 hours
Cave

  • diver Andrew Wight led an expedition to the Pannikin Plains cave system
  • The area is in the Nullarbor Plain, a vast desert which sits atop limestone bedrock
  • While exploring the caves a storm swept in and caused the entrance to collapse
  • His team was trapped

underground until a daring rescue mission saved them

By BRETT LACKEY FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA
PUBLISHED: 20:37 EST, 22 January 2022 | UPDATED: 20:37 EST, 22 January 2022

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Deep below the Australian Outback are some of the largest and most mysterious cave systems on Earth – where a team of explorers once miraculously survived after being trapped for 27 hours by an avalanche.

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Read this and see the pictures to get a sense of the danger and drama.

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