Israel finds world’s longest salt cave under Mount Sodom, near where Bible says Lot’s wife froze

//Israel finds world’s longest salt cave under Mount Sodom, near where Bible says Lot’s wife froze

Israel finds world’s longest salt cave under Mount Sodom, near where Bible says Lot’s wife froze

Israeli cave explorers said on Thursday they have discovered the world’s longest salt cave near the desert site where, according to the Bible, Lot’s wife was turned into a pillar of salt.The researchers said the cave beats the current record-holder in Iran.Named Malham, the cave stretching over 10km (6.25 miles), runs through Mount Sodom, Israel’s largest mountain, and spills out to the southwest corner of the adjacent Dead Sea.Pale salt stalactites hang from the ceilings and some of the walls…

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