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Sunken Forest, Ankarana Reserve QTVR
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This QuickTime VR was shot in the sunken forest that has grown up in Second Canyon, a narrow slot in the Ankarana massif that has a particularly strong lost-world feel to it. You arrive here after walking for about 45 minutes through Andrafiabe Cave. The light is blinding as you exit, even though sunlight has trouble penetrating the several hundred feet of sheer cliff down to this spot at any time other than midday. The canyon is so narrow that a two-minute walk brings you to the other side, where Andrafiabe Cave continues on to Cathedral Cave, another sunken forest, and finally Third Canyon.

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