The Amazing lake of a thousand Islands in China Forum on Dao De
  There are so many amazing places, and this was the result of human activity. Known for its crystal clear water, Qiandao Lake, or thousand Islands, appeared in 1959, as…

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Lakes of Italy
Today we will take a short tour of lakes in Italy. Here you will find a description of the largest lakes, such as Garda, Como and others. Italian lake holidays…

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Boiling and radioactive: the most terrible lake of the planet

Toxic gases and radioactive radiation, human carelessness and mistakes of nature made these lakes the most dangerous on the planet.

LAKE KIVU, CONGO

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, the deadly ingredients “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, in the chemical plant “lighthouse”, and today is 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 Continue reading

Salt lake

The Bolsheviks succeeded in a relatively easy to solve the problem of conquest of power in the capital and in major industrial centers of Russia. But in the province, in remote areas of the Soviet power had to withstand the resistance that took military forms, and only now the task of overcoming and suppressing the resistance is over in its main features. Russia won by the Bolsheviks.

Historical note:

“By order of Peter the great Lieutenant Mizgir with a detachment of Cossacks in 1714 arrived in the Minusinsk district to protect the Salt lake. First were built the barracks and guard house on the North side of the lake, and then several years later, colonized and established the settlement Outpost. Over a number of years Lieutenant Mizgir was transferred to field units, and then to the General staff, where he served for a long time. At the age of 68 years in the rank of General when retiring back to the village Outpost to his home, where he lived the last years of his life.”

Let’s say that the village eventually turned into a Cossack village, and on equal rights existed and the first name “Outpost”, and later the name of the village Continue reading

Unique lake Boksitogorsky district, Leningrad region

The supply of fresh water Petrodvorets, Lomonosov, the red Village is due to extraction of groundwater. In particular, Krasnoselskii water system water is supplied from captaia, created on the basis of deposits of fissure-karst waters. On the fissure-karst aquifers the drilling of wells. and water features a good quality. Deposits of karst rocks in the Leningrad region found extremely small, but in Boksitogorsk district of the nature of karst is manifested in all its glory.

Spirovska lake

On the border of Leningrad and Novgorod areas there are lakes and streams, United in Spirovska water system length of approximately ten kilometers. Lakes and rivers have karst origin that makes them exceptional properties, namely, periodic disappearance, when the waters suddenly disappear with all its inhabitants, and then just as suddenly re-emerge.

Spirovska lake is not too deep and are renowned for with numerous bays and tributary waters in the rivers and rukako. The lakes are replenished with water mainly due to numerous natural springs. Every 5-7 years is incredible: water from lakes goes underground through sinkholes large diameter — one of which reaches 40 meters in diameter. The water noise is drawn into the mouth, literally a week later, the lake dries Continue reading