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The Teletskoye lake

The largest and most famous lake in the Altai mountains. Fanned by many legends, is revered among the indigenous people. The lake is navigable, the depth up to 325 meters. Motor access to the lake is only in three places, the main part of the shore inaccessible cliffs, where no foot may tread. Most attractions can be seen only from the water by boat.

Teletskoye (or Altyn-Kul, Altynkul, Altynkol, Golden lake; winout. Altyn Kel) is a lake situated in the South of Western Siberia, in Turochaksky and Ulagan districts of the Altai Republic.

Name Teletskoye (Tiele, Teletskoe) the lake received about 400 years ago by Russian explorers, because on its banks dwelt Turkic tribes telesy (in the literature there is a widespread misconception that the name comes from the word “Teleuts”). The local people from time immemorial his name was Altyn-Kol, the Golden lake. The Mongols called the lake Altan-Nuur, in the Chinese geography it is known as the Altai or Arty.

The climate in the valley of lake Teletskoye continental; and in the opposite ends of the climatic characteristics differ from each other. For example, in the southern part of the Teletskoye lake, in an average of 4-5 degrees warmer, but in the Northern part of the falls twice precipitation. Here occurs Continue reading

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 in a local factory. Durov did, invest money in the Sugar Fund.

In world there are a lot of areas with favorable taxation, which are not easy to find on the globe. Most of them such financial policies have yielded significant dividends. Interested entrepreneurs gladly serve the local lawyers, and sometimes the services of such an expert — a mandatory condition for the registration of securities. But mostly the inhabitants of these countries to the business have no relation, they are employed in the sectors of agriculture and tourism.

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These two Islands in the Eastern Caribbean sea for several centuries been a British colony, and in 1983 became a Federation and an independent member of the British Commonwealth.

Year-round average air temperature is +26 °C. the Rainy season there, but occur destructive Continue reading

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

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