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The Lake of death. How did lake die?

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

Volcano Uzon

The Uzon volcano is situated on the South side of Kronotsky lake. Large pot or Caldera was formed about 40,000 years ago. Her education contributed to the serial explosions accompanied by eruptions. The last eruption inside the boiler took place on 8 500 years ago. After the explosion crater with a diameter of 1 km.

The volcano Uzon refers to protected objects of Kamchatskiy Krai. In the last hundred years of active hydrothermal activity of the volcano was formed by an astounding combination of volcanism and wildlife. Also this place is rich in mineral formations and mineralization.

The boiler of the volcano Uzon has a diameter of 10 km and is considered to be the biggest Caldera on the Kamchatka Peninsula. Its area is 150 km2. On this square in the thumbnail to see all that the Kamchatka region is the hot springs and mud pots are poisonous, clear lake, cold river which is teeming with fish, birch forest rich in berries, mountains, swamps, animals and birds. Continue reading

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Volcano Uzon
The Uzon volcano is situated on the South side of Kronotsky lake. Large pot or Caldera was formed about 40,000 years ago. Her education contributed to the serial explosions accompanied…

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