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New discoveries made below Predjama Castle

Predjama, 20 May - Slovenian speleologists have discovered several new passageways in the cave below the famed Predjama Castle in western Slovenia indicating that the cave, already among Slovenia's longest, is much bigger than thought.

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A newly discovered passageway in Predjama Cave.
Photo: Matej Blatnik

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A small cavern in a newly discovered passageway in Predjama Cave has probably been blacked by a fire on the surface.
Photo: Matej Blatnik

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A small passageway with significant air movement suggests additional portions of Predjama Cave are yet to be discovered.
Photo: Matej Blatnik

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A deposit of silt in a newly discovered passageway in Predjama Cave.
Photo: Matej Blatnik

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A major newly discovered cavern in Predjama Cave.
Photo: Matej Blatnik

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A passageway in Predjama Cave.
Photo: Matej Blatnik

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A passageway in Predjama Cave.
Photo: Matej Blatnik

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