Among so many beautiful lakes there are some that have a special beauty. The color of the water in these lakes is far from familiar to us – if you find yourself in another dimension, in the middle of alien landscapes.
We will tell you about 10 most beautiful colored lakes in the world.
The lake Laguna Verde in Bolivia
Laguna Verde is a salt lake located in the southwest High plains of Bolivia. For those who know Spanish, the name of the lake itself speaks for itself – Green lagoon. This name appeared not just so, water here is really green. The lake is located at the foot of the licancabur volcano and the beautiful green tint of the water caused by minerals and other substances, including copper. Color lake is also known for its hot springs.
Lake Bandi-Amir in Afghanistan
This chain of 6 dark blue mountain lakes located high in the mountains of the Hindu Kush, in Central Afghanistan. In 2008 they became the first National Park of Afghanistan. The lakes were formed by water that seeps through the cracks in the cliffs and rocks. The reason for this shade – water, rich in minerals.
Lake Pukaki in New Zealand
The water color of lake Pukaki has a separate, own color, which can be called an ice blue. Colorful the lake was formed by glaciers, which melted away many years ago. The lake is replenished with melt water Continue reading
The valley of the Athabasca river near the town of Jasper is much wider than the bow valley of Banff. Along the banks of numerous lakes that dot the valley floor and Hiking trails. The most famous lakes Patricia and Pyramid (5 km Northwest), lake Edith and Annette (6.5 km to the northeast).
The Funicular Jasper
On a trip on the funicular cable car on the longest track in Canada passengers in seven minutes to get to a height of 937 m, where the peak wisler you can enjoy panoramic views of the reserve Jasper . If you stock up on suitable shoes, you can climb a mountain trail to a height of 183 m.
Maligne valley (Maligne valley)
The name of this valley (translated as “bad”) gave the French missionary-traveller who hardly was able to cross the river at its confluence with the Athabasca river. However, the name gives the wrong idea about the valley. This is one of the most popular routes of excursions in the Rocky mountains.
Malinyi the canyon is up to 55 m in depth. It was formed in the place where Maligne river flows into the Athabasca river. This is the most scenic canyon in the Rocky mountains, which can be reached. If you are going on a trip through the canyon, I suggest you go along the path (3.2 km). Continue reading
Scientists have found a planet 117 million lakes: the Most unique among them is multi-colored, salty and deadly
The total length of the banks of water bodies on the planet is 250 times greater than the length of the equator.
Estonian and Swedish scientists conducted a study, which was conducted counting all the lakes on Earth. According to a press release from Uppsala University, led the research group of Professor Limnological Institute Lars Sund. He and his colleagues developed a method to automatically find satellite images of all lakes with an area of at least 0.2 ha (about a quarter of the area of a football field).
According to the data obtained on Earth were found about 117 million lakes, covering almost 4% of the surface of the earth’s surface, the subglacial lake in Greenland and Antarctica was not taken into account.
It is noted that the total length of the banks of water bodies 250 times greater than the length of the equator.
The study was conducted in the framework of the project “Color of water”, which examines changes in the composition of organic substances contained in the water.
On the planet there is a considerable number of unique characteristics of the lakes.
So, for example, there are lakes, deadly to all living things, including humans. For example, the lake Continue reading