The lake is the Largest of Antarctica
Vostok is the largest lake of Antarctica. In the area of the Russian research station "Vostok" about 3750 metres from the surface of Antarctica is the largest lake in the…

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The Island of good will: The live popular countries-offshore — The Village — The Village
The journalists said. founder «Vkontakte» Pavel Durov received citizenship in popular offshore — Saint Kitts and Nevis. The country has a very flexible policy: it is enough to invest $250,000…

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Journey to the unique lake Natron

We know that on Earth there are many places with extreme habitat, which sometimes look quite harmless and friendly, but it is hardly possible to say something similar about lake Natron. Should try to describe it in colors, like immediately come to mind only such epithets as alien, bloody and lifeless, that is partly true.

The lake appeared in the midst of the mountain massif of the East African rift, near the border with Kenya and in close proximity to the volcano Ol Doinyo of Lengai. Seismic activity began in this region over 2 million years ago and becoming commonplace for many years, gradually changed the landscape and has refined the earth’s crust, preparing the space for lakes such as Natron, Manyara and Eyasi. Mountain river has eroded the volcanic rocks and formed in the lowlands reservoirs, each of which acquired certain characteristics and, perhaps, the most bizarre brainchild turned out it was the Natron.

With special bacteria which gives the lake a red tint, the pond becomes like a creation of science fiction writers, just like the ocean is sentient protoplasm from the book “Solaris”. Moreover, the lake temperature reaches 50-60 degrees Celsius and the alkaline level is off the charts – it makes the pond is totally unsuitable for most Continue reading

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Carinthia — the most southern Federal state of Austria on the border with Italy and Slovenia. Here the favorable climate, beautiful nature and, most importantly, developed tourist infrastructure. The ski season in Carinthia lasts no less than in the Tyrol — from mid-December to April. And in the North-West of the land where the glacier Mölltaler Gletscher, skiing is guaranteed all year round.

Southern Carinthia, which for the beauty of its nature is often called the “Austrian Riviera” – there are countless mountains and valleys, picturesque lakes, about 1270, on the banks of which are scattered small resort towns with world-class hotels, beautiful beaches and a complete infrastructure of leisure, and famous ski centers.

The capital of Carinthia – Klagenfurt, founded in 1252 near the beautiful lake wörth. This is a very beautiful place, famous for its Park “Minimundus” Museum reduced 25 times of the masterpieces of world architecture, as well as a miniature, but fully functioning railroad and a small port with boats.

Local attractions include the Renaissance town Hall with “heraldic hall,” the Baroque Bishop’s Palace (XVIII century), the Cathedral (XVI century), the Carinthian Museum and reptile Zoo are Happy and dinosaur Continue reading

Mysterious lakes in the world

It is known that on 18 may 1960 three priests saw loadingrow monster in Lough REE, Ireland. This is one of three lakes in Ireland, which saw a monster. In 2011, scientists conducted a search expedition, which received media coverage. All these facts only fueled public interest in the lakes. So I suggest you take a journey through the ten most mysterious lakes in the world, where monsters have been seen, the existence of which is not currently proven.

Medvezh’i ozera, Russia

Eyewitnesses claim that this mysterious lake is haunted by a creature feeding on livestock. According to the local shepherd, a monster with a small head and a giant mouth came out of the water and swallowed a whole cow. However, ichthyologists have investigated the lake and has denied all the rumors about the existence of the monster.

Loch Morar, Scotland

Local residents say they saw in the lake a huge creature. Interestingly enough, it even earned the nickname «SIDS». However, the analysis of Loch Morar showed nothing, so one can only assume that SIDS is the real fiction that you created in the “boom dinosaur” and “success” of the famous monster — Nessie.

Lake Brosno, Russia

Eyewitnesses claim that the monster is very much like a lizard, resembling a plesiosaur. As a rule, most Continue reading