NANNING - Scientists from China and France have discovered a rare huge doline in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, the local publicity department said Sunday.
The 420-meter deep doline, or
Many species live in these dolines, including bats and snakes. Scientists also found some as-yet unidentified vertebrates and plants.
Dolines are special geological landscape formations found in karst regions, formed by repeated cave-ins of underground caves. They are common in China, Mexico and Papua New Guinea.