Divers find world’s largest underwater cave with cache of ancient objects inside

Underwater archaeologists recently made an incredible breakthrough in their investigation of eastern Mexico’s submerged cave systems. The scientists’ latest five-year mission has taken on the exciting adventure, and the team’s latest discovery is mind-blowing.

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The underwater marvel lies beneath the Caribbean coast of the Yucatán headland, near the popular tourist destination of Tulum. The Gran Acuifero Maya project has gathered together a team of scientists to explore and map the caves beneath the Yucatán Peninsula.

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Its members include researchers from Washington DC’s National Geographic Society, and Mexican educational institutions the Aspen Institute Mexico and the Technological University of the Riviera Maya.