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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

Journey to the unique lake Baikal

Lake Baikal is a great lake, which many even called the sea, so it’s diverse, unique and large. Almost all dream to see this element, to plunge into healing waters, to visit the unique shores of the famous lake in the world.

But a vacation on lake Baikal are different, so each chooses what he likes. It can be and mattresses on the beach near the water where you will be fed and in comfort to watch the variety of flora and fauna, and backpacks and tents in which to sleep, each day changing the Parking lot to learn the magnificence of nature.

Lovers of fishing and water travel are not left side, here you will find many possibilities that will suit any taste.

But it should be remembered that the area of the lake is heavily guarded, so there are taboos that cannot be broken, to stay remember only positive emotions. In the area of lake Baikal it is impossible to cut and saw trees, one should not leave litter and to light fires in the wrong places. For bonfires there is a designated area, either on the shore on the rocks. Fish can be only the bait, but to make a sweetheart bouquet of flowers growing out there is not worth it, better just to watch a beautiful meadow. And of course, we listen to loud music so as not to disturb other guests. And generally my advice, listen to nature, the rustling leaves Continue reading

Limnophobia — fear of lakes

For most people holidays very often associated with a trip to the countryside, to the open water bodies, and lake – a perfect place to have a great time, fun fun, or Vice versa, to philosophize quietly, looking out over the water. At once in imagination there is a way that we bathe and swim, fish, boating, have a picnic. But, it appears, is unfortunate, to panic I’m afraid of lakes. Therefore, they dreaded the idea that you can enjoy spending time on the beach, and especially, to get in the water! Such a fear is called limnophobia. Nothing in the world can make the patient limnophobia to approach the water’s edge, dipped in the lake at least one finger. The surface of the water seems extremely treacherous. This means that limnophobia fear not only the surface of the water, and that, in their opinion, may be hiding in the very back.

The term limnophobia is used when you want to Express a degree of fear of man not only in front of the lake, near which to spend time, but before dark and deep waters, for example, it may be ponds and marshes. Many people may even be unaware that the data suffer from a mental illness. But it happens that there is the opportunity to travel, to visit interesting corners of the planet. And of course, Continue reading

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