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
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
Residents are invited to the Salt lake
In the South of the Tyumen region can improve your health and get on with the business.
On the healing properties of this unique lake is compared to the Dead sea and the resort of Matsesta in Sochi, but in its territory there is no organized recreational areas or even a small mud baths.
In another two-day press tour in the Tyumen region, the journalists of the Northern regions showed more than a dozen sites for potential investors and by the example of already implemented projects, spoke about opportunities for business.
For example, in Berdusco district eleven prepared investment sites. Because the district is agricultural, the majority of them are intended for the development of animal husbandry. The district has also many lakes, 28 of them are rich in fish, which requires processing facilities. Four lakes are identified for production and processing of organic fertilizer – sapropel.
But one of the most interesting proposals is the creation of a recreational complex on a unique Salty lake, which is located near the village Okunevo. The salt level is so high that it is called the dead – fish is not found there. According to old people, during the great Continue reading