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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 Concept of the lake. General description – Lake of the Caucasus

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

If you’re bored and you got it all: TOP 6 interesting tourist routes of Sakhalin

Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, July 17, SakhalinMedia. Half the summer has already passed, but some residents of Sakhalin does not have enough money to holiday outside of island edges, while others have no opportunity to leave work and have a rest. IA SakhalinMedia hastens to remind his readers that the region has a great many beautiful amazing places. Thus in order to enjoy plenty of rest, don’t need long flights. Unforgettable impressions will leave the picnics at the lakes of Sakhalin or on the beach. Lovers of something unusual will be able to step feet on the island, built of oysters. But do not forget that it is not always the most interesting thing is away from us. For those who decide to discover Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, the city will open the most unexpected sides and will fall in love with it and its history. SakhalinMedia prepared top most interesting tour routes on Sakhalin.

The camp site at the Hot keys

Every vacationer should know that its name settlement is not just. Near the village on the surface really overlook hot springs, forming a small lake with medicinal water.

“Dagi hot springs” located near the settlement, are monuments of nature of the hydrogeological Continue reading

The MOST DANGEROUS lake IN the WORLD
The expedition of scientists has completed the investigation of the case that occurred August 21, 1985. On this day over the North shores of lake Nyos in Western Cameroon held…

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The famous lake
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…

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Volcanic lake Quilotoa
Of course, lake Quilotoa is one of the most interesting and beautiful places in South America. Hidden at the height of three thousand nine hundred meters above sea level in…

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