An Underground World

世界最大水底洞穴揭密古文明馬雅文化

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出版時間:2018/08/30

Earlier this year, explorers in Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula found a connection between two huge underwater caves. Known as the Sac Actun and Dos Ojos caves, they now are joined together to form the largest underwater cave system in the world. Scientists believed for some time that the two cave networks were connected. However, they had a hard time finding a way through. In fact, the lead scientist of the discovery searched for the connection for 14 years.

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今年年初,墨西哥猶加敦半島的探險家們發現了兩個巨大水底洞穴之間的相通之處。被稱作白色和雙眼的兩個洞穴互相連通形成現今世界上最大的水底洞穴系統。科學家們在過去有段時間相信這兩個洞穴系統是相連的。但是,他們一直找不到那條相通的路。事實上,這項發現的首席科學家已經找尋那個連接點有十四年之久。

生活必備字詞

connection n.連接;關連
connect vt. & vi. 連接,接通
Our Internet connection is down again, so Howard can't get online.
search for...  尋找 ..
Some kids are searching for shells on the beach.

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本文節錄自《常春藤生活英語》雜誌,完整內容請見八月號。

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