Journalists of the British newspaper The Daily Mail called the most dangerous place on the planet is lake Karachay.
More recently, only needed one hour spent on the shore to die.
Those wishing to purchase a property on the lake of course like the cost of houses on the shore of a picturesque lake in Russia, there is only a small problem: to live long, they won’t be able.
In 1990, the man who had been on shore about an hour, received a radiation dose of 600 roentgens, enough to kill a man.
The lake, located southwest of Chelyabinsk, has long been the repository of radioactive waste. Today the surface of lake Karachay largely covered by concrete, although the radiation level is still high.
From the history of the Karachay.
Chelyabinsk region is known as the most significant accumulation of radioactivity only in lake Karachay «hidden» two of Chernobyl. Since 1953 in the pond «supplies» deadly debris ON «lighthouse», which is located in the closed city Ozersk. …In 1949 in the Chelyabinsk region launched the country’s first industrial complex for obtaining plutonium was created production Association «lighthouse». Hard deadline of nuclear capacity in operation in the almost complete absence of systems of radiative and technological control resulted in 1949-1956 in the river Continue reading
Experienced travellers and people who are often traveling to different lands to travel, sometimes ask the question: where else would I need to visit, what places to visit? In the world, of course, such places are vast. Not enough for three lives, to all to visit. But there are special places which should visit everyone who competes for the title of a seasoned traveler.
One such place is lake Baikal. It is also called the pearl of the world. And it’s not just because more than a quarter of world reserves of very pure fresh water. In the first place — is a sacred space, impregnated with tremendous spiritual energy. About the uniqueness of lake Baikal is the presence of many endemic species in its waters. The best-known among endemic species — the Baikal seal, is a kind of a seal and a Baikal omul.
All year the lake attracts thousands and thousands of tourists and fishermen from Russia and from all over the world. Many people visit Baikal every year, regularly getting “recharged”. The peak of activity of tourists, fishing enthusiasts, scholars and tourists have, of course, in the summer, when people can wash and immerse yourself in the famous the purest Baikal water. The locals and the guides will gladly tell you old legends and that from ancient times passed down from generation to generation, Continue reading
Today we will walk through the most beautiful lakes of our planet. Presenting your attention the ten most beautiful lakes in the world! Look!
1. Plitvice lakes, Croatia. 16 crystal-clear lakes are connected by a system of waterfalls. Noteworthy is the fact that the new waterfalls at the lakes are formed each year. All the matter that fell in water the leaves and branches are covered by the so-called “chalk plant”, which after dying calcify and turn into hard material, overlying the river. Water gradually breaks such dams, creating new waterfalls.
2. Lake Baikal, Russia. The world’s deepest lake is also one of the most picturesque. The natural beauty of lake Baikal without visiting tourists is best observed in the early summer. At this time the ice begins to melt and the ice to see the seals.
3. Peyto Lake, Canada. Pictures of this lake are often used as landscape postcards. The incredible blue of the water created by the melting glaciers that wash into the lake of rock.
4. Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. In the language of Maya the name of the lake means “the place where the rainbow gets color”. Located at the foot of the three majestic volcanoes of the lake in recent years changes its color from dark blue to blue-green. Experts say that the reason Continue reading