Saturday, March 28, 2009

Mulu National Park - Malaysia

I've received a lot of cards this week but i've busy and tired to upload all the cards. I just got home from a wedding and my eyes are closing....i'll try to write a few posts before going to bed.
I got this malaysian unesco card last wednesday or thursday. Is my 1st unesco from there and it was sent my Ilyani "imajica" a new and dear friend from the GTKY gang :P

"Gunung Mulu National Park near Miri, Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that encompasses incredible caves and karst formations in a mountainous equatorial rainforest setting. The park is famous for its caves and the expeditions that have been mounted to explore them and their surrounding rainforest, most notably the Royal Geographical Society Expedition of 1977 - 1978, which saw over 100 scientists in the field for 15 months.
Within Gunung Mulu National Park is the world's biggest natural enclosed space - Sarawak chamber, found in Gua Nasib Bagus. It is 2,300 feet (700 m) long, 1,300 feet (396 m) wide and at least 230 feet (70 m) high; according to the guides it is big enough to fit St. Peter's Basilica or several jumbojets inside. Other notable caves are Benarat Cavern, Deer Cave, Wind Cave, and Clearwater Cave, which exposes parts of a long underground river going through the park." - in:

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