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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

The lake is known for Ergaki

Ergaki mountains in West Sayan. Their peaks are distinguished by the intricate shapes and their own names: Star, Parabola, Dragon Tooth, and others. In Ergaki is a lot of beautiful lakes.

Beauty Ergakov unique, unusual and attractive. People, who had been in Ergaki they say that these mountains have a special aura. And those who have seen at least once these unforgettable landscapes, they often remember and dream of returning to admire this beauty again.

The main attraction Ergakov – “Sleeping Sayan “. This mountain range in the shape of a supine person, majestic and mysterious spectacle.

Another amazing creation of Nature — the Parabola. Parabola is a two connected vertices in different sizes and heights. The contour of these tops has the correct parabolic shape. It is called Brothers. It seems like two brothers holding hands and the line of their arms forms a smooth surface of a parabola.

Attractions Ergakov will not leave you indifferent. What you will see will leave an indelible mark in your memory: the lake of Mountain Spirits, the Pass Artists, Hanging Stone. Rainbow lake, lake Light, peak Bird, Star peak, lake marble, the rock Dragon’s Tooth.

Peak Bird, the shape of the rock Peak Bird strongly Continue reading

Vanishing lake

Residents of the small village at the Dry lake in the Novgorod region, the night was awakened by a terrible noise. Lake broke the ice. And make a noise like a waterfall, the water.

In the morning people were surprised to find: the lake disappeared, only exposing the bottom were pieces of ice. Yes it was a black big hole, like the entrance to the burrow of the beast. All the water went through it under the ground.

The same story was repeated some years later in the Vytegra district of the Vologda region. For three days it Custodero, occupying an area of twenty square kilometers. Eyewitnesses steel ice fishing. “In the North-Western part of the lake, they talked, suddenly appeared a hole. The ice around began to settle down. It was evident that the lake like falls in a hole. Along with the fish”.

When they tried to measure the depth of the crater, where did the water, it was found that even the poles, lowered eighteen metres out of the bottom. Continue reading

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