Meghalaya Now Holds A Record Of The World’s Longest Sandstone Cave

by Yashasvi Shaktawat 2388

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The cave named Krem Puri has been the latest discovery in the lands of Meghalaya that now boasts of the longest sandstone cave in the world.

What Is It?

Meghalaya has many such hidden caves in its hilly regions and old fossils. Meghalaya is now home to Krem Puri, the longest sandstone cave and second longest cave in India in the general category. Krem Puri is located near the village of Laitsohum in Mawsynram. It holds a record of world’s longest sandstone cave at a length of 24,583 metres.

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What’s In It?

It was first discovered in 2016, but its actual length was found during an expedition by the Meghalaya Adventurers’ Association (MAA) to measure and map it. More than 6,000 metres than the world-record holder, it even boasts 70 million-year-old fossils of dinosaurs, especially the Mosasaurus, a giant reptile that lived 66-76 million years ago.

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