The lake of death are in Africa, they have their own characteristics and history.
They worked out the details flowing in lakes of processes, millions of years.
Today you can observe almost the most dangerous places on the planet in the form of harmless, at first glance, waters.
In Africa the most famous lake of death are considered Nyos and lake Natron.
Find out why they got this name.
Death lake Nyos
Nyos is located in Central Africa in Cameroon. It was formed 400 years ago by a hydrothermal explosion.
The depth of the lake Nyos death is 209 meters width 900 meters, and the length of 1400 km.
It looks nice picturesque lake at the time, managed to ruin in one day nearly two thousand people.
It happened relatively recently – about thirty years ago. Continue reading
Lakes, reservoirs slow water exchange, not communicating with the ocean. From the rivers of the lake characterized by the absence of the channel, from the sea — the lack of a direct connection with the ocean. Lakes are called inland waters sushi with stagnant or slowly flowing water.
Lakes regulate the flow of rivers, holding in its hollow basins of water and placing them in other periods. In the waters of the lakes occurring chemical and biological reactions. Some elements are transferred from water into bottom sediments, others Vice versa. In some lakes, mostly without drain, in connection with the evaporation of water increases the concentration of salts. The result is considerable variation in the salinity and salt composition of the lakes.
Due to the significant thermal inertia of large water mass of the lake softens the climate of adjacent areas, reducing the annual and seasonal variation of meteorological elements.
The shape, size and bottom topography of the lake basin change significantly with the accumulation of sediment. The overgrowing of lakes creates new landforms, flat or even convex. Lakes and especially Continue reading
Scandinavia is a geographical region, which is located in the Northern part of Europe, on the same Peninsula. Scandinavia is synonymous to the Scandinavian countries.
The composition of the Scandinavian countries include Sweden and Norway. However, officially, Scandinavia also includes Denmark and with Iceland, which are eaten with Sweden and Norway in addition to language, history and religion, economy and cultural way of life.
In 1952, when he formed the Nordic Council, which was aimed at cooperation between the Nordic countries include Finland in Scandinavia, bringing together five States in one.
Every country in Scandinavia is unique in its own way, surprising travelers with its beauty, history, culture.
Tourists enchanting wildlife and astonishing landscapes of Norway. Cascading waterfalls, picturesque valleys, lush, nobody can remain indifferent. “Severe” country of the fortified wall that protects the North-West Scandinavia from the North sea. Music, literature, art become one part of the nation.
In Iceland you can visit the amazing hot springs, waterfalls, rivers and even volcanoes, which constantly operate, spew lava and they are located Continue reading