10 most beautiful freaks of nature
Lake associated with us dark blue depth of the river with clear blue and the beaches – with Golden sand. However there are places on Earth where you can see exceptions to these rules. Some of them are freaks of nature, others have changed color under the influence of human activity. Here are 10 places that can impress their unique color!
Caño Cristales, Colombia (top)
Caño Cristales, also known as the River of five colors, the Current rainbow, and the Most Beautiful River in the World, is situated in the Serrania La Macarena national Park and mountain range in Colombia, in the province of Meta. Definitely worth a visit September to November — the river turns into a stream of rainbow. Responsible for red algae macarenia clavigera, and a kids football camp on the sea .
Valley Yellow Dragon, China
Huanglong valley in China’s Sichuan province is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and each year attracts tourists from different corners of the world. Located in the southern part of the range Min-Shan, known primarily for its colorful cisterns, which appeared as a result of erosion of deposits of calcite. It is said that in the sunlight the pond shimmers as «gold dragon». Hence the name of the earth Huanglong, which means Yellow Dragon Valley.
This wonderful picture was taken in the area of the Sanetsch pass, located in the Bernese Oberland, in the Canton of Valais. The water surface is periodically covered with algae that give atypical colouring the water. The way to the pass can be partly overcome by car. It is very popular due to the beautiful views of the Valais Alps.
Purple lake, Poland
Unusual pond can be seen also in Poland. Colorful lakes are located near the village Veschilova, Rudavska on the territory of the National Park. Four colorful ponds are formed at the site of the old mine workings. Purple lake, 400 m long, filled with water much of the red color. After this the remains began in the eighteenth century, the exploitation of shale deposits. It contained 26 per cent pyrite.
Beaches, Habour Island, the Bahamas
Harbour island belongs to the Paradise archipelago of the Bahamas. You can reach it by water taxi from Eleuthera island, where the airport is located. Harbour is famous for its amazing beaches, where the sand is not simple, and pink! They are located on the Eastern coast, and surrounding coral reefs perfect for snorkellers.
Rio Tinto is a city in Andalusia mountain ranges of Sierra Morena. It flows South-West, and its mouth to the Gulf of Cadiz is located in the city of Huelva. The secret of amazing colors Rio Tinto is closely related to the fact that since ancient times the area along the river was used for the extraction of metals, mainly copper, silver and gold.
The most beautiful black sand beach Punaluu is considered in Hawaii. It is located on the Big island, and the black color is due to the lava flowing from the surrounding volcanoes, which after reaching the water cooled down and stopped on the shore. The capture of the beach with any amount of black sand is prohibited.
Laguna Coloranda it got its name from the red color associated characteristic varieties of algae. The lake is located in the southwestern part of Bolivia. The color of the water changes depending on time of day and year, from dark brown to dark red.
The lake Retba also known as Lac Rose, or Pink Lake, located near the capital of Senegal – Dakar. Amazing pink color of the water gets in the dry season, which lasts from November to may. For unusual color, from which came the name of the responsible cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae, which produce the pigment for intense color.
A magnet for millions of visitors to Yellowstone are hot springs, which is located on-site as much as 10 thousand! Most of the emotion is (Midway Geyser Basin) – Grand Prismatic Spring (pictured), which is the third largest hot spring in the world. Its dimensions are 75 m x 91 m, depth of 49 m. the Unique color is the effect of the presence of bacteria and algae on the edge of the source.