The well - known British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is planning to make a documentary about Son Doong, the world’s largest cave, in
A film crew will come to
The film would focus on some extremely rare animals and plants found in the cave, the BBC has said.
Another 3D documentary film on Son Doong was shot last month by Japanese news agency Kyodo.
|Son Doong, the world’s largest cave|
The cave, feared by locals for the whistling sound its underground river makes, was first discovered by a local man named Ho Khanh in 1991. In 2009, a group of British scientists from the British Cave Research Association, led by Howard Limbert, conducted a survey in Phong Nha-Ke Bang. The film will be televised world wide ( 160 countries and territories ) from June 25 till the end of 2011.
According to Limbert, the cave is five times larger than the nearby Phong Nha cave, previously considered to be the largest cave in
It measures at least 80 meters by 80 meters in most places and is at least 4.5 kilometers long. For a couple of kilometers it is more than 140 meters wide and 140 meters high.