The scenic lake Kivu, which is on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda, attracted the attention of scientists from all over the world, but the popularity of the reservoir is not linked to its beauty.
Under a layer of water of the lake keeps dangerous deposits of carbon dioxide and tens of billions of cubic meters of methane generated by bacteria in the pond. This deadly combination makes lake Kivu the real bomb. If in these parts there’s an earthquake, deadly ingredients are “mixed” and the lake will simply explode.
Scientists estimate that lake Kivu is a threat to at least two million people who live in a dangerous area. In the event of volcanic activity or earthquake they will be killed by the explosion of methane and of carbon dioxide poisoning.
LAKE KARACHAY, RUSSIA
Lake Karachay is located in the Urals, on the territory of the chemical plant “Mayak”, and is by far the most deadly lake in the world.
In 1951 the lake was used for storage of liquid radioactive waste, and over the past decade there has accumulated about 120 million curies of radioactive materials, mainly cesium-137 and strontium-90. The lake is so toxic that a five-minute Continue reading
Amazing Chinese five flowers lake size is quite small, but it is considered the soul of Jiuzhaigou nature reserve. Jiuzhaigou is an amazingly beautiful place. Autumn here is especially fine: the whole valley is covered with gold. Although the gorgeous scenery in these places is always, because Jiuzhaigou is located at the foot of the Himalayan mountains. Appeared a beautiful valley in the earthquake.
The reflection of the forest in the lakes is so great, what makes people believe that this is fairy world. Why is it so beautiful? Probably because the world’s most beautiful lakes. What are even unusual names of reservoirs: mirror lake, Panda lake, five flowers lake.
The Five Flowers Lake
Five Flowers Lake is located in the valley of Gizza, the South-Western branch of Jiuzhaigou. Shallow turquoise waters of the lake allow the visitor to examine the bottom, where lie the trunks of fallen trees.
The lake water flow down the riverbed Peacock, which is so beautiful, what could be the shortest and most beautiful river in the world, because from it flow amazingly beautiful waterfalls. About these waterfalls in China say it is the “Pearl Shoal Falls”.
Beautiful lake in the world in China
Five Flowers lake is widely known throughout the world. It is named so because of being in water colored algae. It is believed that Continue reading
Plump, sounded like a woman after the third birth, significant and important. However, here, not far from the lake, rolled on a wide, rocky shallows, splashed. With some bad fun easy throws, throws stones at the boats, and laughing with, laughing mischievously.
And guys that pulled away from the boat, cling to slippery rocks, hardly go ashore fun rolling, and was horrified to see how Okunayka hides in the crease of their boat. Compacts all their belongings in glubochenko pit, under a huge pile of alluvial trees.
Roll this one, the last before the lake, and is called: Fun. And already Far behind him. Beautiful lake….
There is now a reserve. And at that time, the events of which, the story goes, the land belonged to the local surapranata. The lands were divided among hunters, and got there the sable, squirrel Yes. Sometimes the meat was cooking, but it is rare because of how difficult it is to get it out of the foothill areas, – only by helicopter. And it’s expensive.
Summer on the lake was a team – fished. The fish is far to valuable, mainly white: whitefish, Peled da. And in the fall the upper Okunayka the city, and was producing small, but it is a valuable fish of toguna. But for the kind a fish and a helicopter to round up.
Not far from the hut that made stuck out on the lake, was built and was filled Continue reading