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These Photos from Inside the World's Largest Cave Will Leave You Awestruck

06/02/2015 12:57 pm ET | Updated Jun 02, 2016

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Hang Son Doong in Vietnam is the largest cave on Earth. Located near the border between Laos and Vietnam, this behemoth is approximately 9Km (5.6 miles) long and contains its own large, flowing river.

The largest chamber in this single cave runs for 5Km (3.1 miles), is 200m (656ft) high and 150m (492ft) wide, and contains some of the tallest stalagmites in the world--up to 70m tall (229ft). Add that all up and you've got a massive cave--more massive than any other we've discovered on Earth--and an incredible photographic subject.

Fortunately for us non-spelunking types, you don't have to be in Vietnam to experience the massive scale of this cave. 500px photographers have visited this natural wonder and sent back amazing photographs to prove it.

Scroll down to see the best for yourself... but don't blame us if your apartment seems tiny afterwards.

Photograph Camp in Hang Son Doong by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Camp in Hang Son Doong by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Photograph Watch Out For Dinosaurs!!! by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Watch Out For Dinosaurs!!! by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Photograph Underground forest by john spies on 500px

Underground forest by john spies on 500px

Photograph Watch Out For Dinasours, A by Patrick Murray on 500px

Watch Out For Dinasours, A by Patrick Murray on 500px

Photograph Otherworldly Waterfall by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Otherworldly Waterfall by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Photograph The porter by Dinh Anh Cuong Nguyen on 500px

The porter by Dinh Anh Cuong Nguyen on 500px

Photograph Standing In The Light by Mike Rowbottom on 500px

Standing In The Light by Mike Rowbottom on 500px

Photograph The world's tallest stalagmite. by john spies on 500px

The world's tallest stalagmite. by john spies on 500px

Photograph Hang Son Doong skyhole by john spies on 500px

Hang Son Doong skyhole by john spies on 500px

Photograph Underground garden by john spies on 500px

Underground garden by john spies on 500px

Photograph Hang Son Doong by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Hang Son Doong by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Photograph Into the mystic by john spies on 500px

Into the mystic by john spies on 500px

Photograph Hang Son Doong by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Hang Son Doong by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Photograph Underground River by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Underground River by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Photograph Unworldly by john spies on 500px

Unworldly by john spies on 500px

Photograph Approaching camp  one by john spies on 500px

Approaching camp one by john spies on 500px

Photograph Incredible Underground by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Incredible Underground by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Photograph Hang Son Doong Endangered! by john spies on 500px

Hang Son Doong Endangered! by john spies on 500px

Photograph Land From Another Time by Quinton Wall on 500px

Land From Another Time by Quinton Wall on 500px

Photograph Another level by john spies on 500px

Another level by john spies on 500px

Photograph Garden of Edam - Hang Son Doong by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Garden of Edam - Hang Son Doong by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Photograph The Depths of Son Doong by Mike Rowbottom on 500px

The Depths of Son Doong by Mike Rowbottom on 500px

Photograph Light and shadows, world's biggest cave by john spies on 500px

Light and shadows, world's biggest cave by john spies on 500px

Photograph Cave climate by john spies on 500px

Cave climate by john spies on 500px

Photograph Heading Onwards by Mike Rowbottom on 500px

Heading Onwards by Mike Rowbottom on 500px

Photograph Let There Be Light by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Let There Be Light by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Photograph Watch Out For Sunbeams by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

Watch Out For Sunbeams by Ryan Deboodt on 500px

To see more amazing caving photographs--including pictures from Deer Cave in Malaysia, the second largest cave on Earth--click here.

This article was originally published on the 500px ISO blog.