Mysterious Lagoon

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  • The tourist attraction Lagoa Misteriosa is located in the rural area of the city of Jardim in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul (mid-west of Brazil), 270 km from its capital Campo Grande, 50 km from Bonito, and 36 km from Jardim. The access to the tour is located at road BR 267 Km 515, on the same road that leads to the Recanto Ecológico Rio da Prata

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Lagoa Misteriosa, which translates as “Mysterious Lagoon”, is a lake at the bottom of a sinkhole, a type of geological formation common in limestone regions. This lake of transparent waters impresses visitors for its incredible depth. It is considered one of the deepest submerged caves in Brazil, with more than 220 meters of water column (maximum depth reached by professional cave diver Gilberto Menezes de Oliveira, in 1998), what explains why it...(more)
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