It’s Actually Bananas How Long This Kentucky Cave System is (3.37 Million Bananas to Be Exact)
Did you know Kentucky is home to the longest cave system in the world? It's True!
Kentucky Cave System is 3.37 Million Bananas Long
Do you remember when everything on the internet would have a banana next to it "for scale?" Well, Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky has taken that meme and actually used bananas for scale to show just how incredibly long the cave system for Mammoth Cave actually is.
Mammoth Cave National Park on Facebook said the following about how many bananas long the cave system actually is:
Mammoth Cave is approximately 3.37 million bananas long (banana for scale)….which equals to about 426 miles (686 km) of surveyed passageway! While we know that Mammoth Cave is by far the longest cave on the planet, we haven't discovered all of it yet! Park partners like the Cave Research Foundation (CRF) are continuously mapping and surveying of the cave to help us better understand our resource.Want to learn more about cave mapping and research? Check out this link! https://www.nps.gov/maca/learn/cave-mapping.htm