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
Beautiful lake in Tajikistan is lake Sarez, which is located in the Pamirs. This lake was born in 1911 due to the strong earthquake, a huge landslide blocked the river Murgab, it is possible to form a natural dam. The basin was filled with water, inundating the village of Sarez, whence came the name of the lake. Sarezskoe length of the lake is nearly sixty miles, and this at a depth of 500 meters. Today this lake is a real jewel of the Pamir mountains, as it is characterized by its unusual beauty. The lake itself starts in the valley of the former river Murgab, Bartang today, then goes through the pass Jornadista.
Tourists who want to see such Pamir miracle, needs to think in advance about the special pass. The area of lake Sarez is protected by the state. Lake Sarez lies immediately after the lake of Thun, which was created in the same way. The water in lake Sarez dark blue, its shores are quite steep, so in the untrodden places it is extremely difficult to walk. Tourists walk through the mountain passes of the most beautiful lakes of Russia . Continue reading
Mount Matterhorn located on the border between Italy and Switzerland, are roads from both countries. With the Swiss side highway padded along the Rhone, flowing to lake Geneva, and the Italian side until the mountain is easily accessible from Turin and Aosta. The mountain lifts and cable cars allow you to reach the slopes.
The Matterhorn (known in France as Mont Servan) – not the tallest, but certainly the most impressive mountain in the Alps.
Composed of hard crystalline rocks of the Matterhorn mountain with a height of about 4480 m. – a classic Carling, shaped by glacial activity during the ice ages of the last 2 million years. To its top converge four triangular faces, so difficult to climb that the most experienced climbers could not conquer them until 1865, and the southern line remained unconquered until 1931. The characteristic form of the mountain – the result of the fact that the judgments formed by glaciers, converge more and more closely until there remained only a sharp peak, known as Carling. Everest in the Himalayas were formed in a similar fashion.
Choose the Alps formed when the African tectonic plate moved northward and collided with southern Europe. This process Continue reading