When Divers Found The Largest Underwater Cave, Inside Was An Incredible Cache Of Ancient Treasure

Image: Gran Acuifero Maya Project via Dive Magazine

Underwater archaeologists made a stunning breakthrough in their investigation of eastern Mexico’s submerged cave systems in early January, 2018. The divers were part of the Gran Acuifero Maya team, an international research initiative. The scientists’ latest five-year mission has taken on the exciting adventure of directly exploring under the Yucatán Peninsula. And the team’s latest discovery links two underwater cavern complexes, making their find the largest submerged cave on Earth.