In the southern part of the Central range is the volcano Hangar . related to Middle volcanic zone. Not so long ago it was considered an extinct volcano, now he is potentially active, and therefore dangerous. About 400 years ago there was its last eruption. The crater of the volcano, overlooking the Caldera filled with water and forms a beautiful lake with a depth of 150 m and dimensions 2,8×2,1 km from the lake there are three small islets.
The Caldera of the volcano Khangar is covered by forest, the slopes are covered with extrusive outputs of the beautiful volcanic glass (obsidian), which has red coloring with a variety of striped and spotted patterns. Obsidian is widely used as a facing and ornamental material.
The Khangar volcano is considered the most picturesque place of Kamchatka. Its height is 2000 m. the history of the volcano pretty difficult. Today it is a heavily truncated cone, having the crater-the Caldera, and located in a wide intermountain hollow. Almost on all sides of the volcano washed by the waters of the river bell, and only on one side it is adjacent to the watershed crest of the Sredinny range.
The walls of the crater are varied, light color, indicating intense fumarolic activity in the final activity period of the volcano. From the bottom of the volcano after the formation Continue reading
Among a large number of beautiful lakes You can find some that are a special beauty. Water has a special color and it may seem that you went to another dimension. This is how beautiful scenery of another planet.
In this selection of ten of the most beautiful colored lakes in the world.
Laguna Verde is a salt lake, which is located in the southwest High plains of Bolivia. For those who speak Spanish the name of the lake speaks for itself. The fact that it is translated as Green Lagoon. Name appeared for a reason.
The water here is really green. The lake is located near the foot of the licancabur volcano, and the beautiful green tint of the water, the lake due to the many minerals and other substances, including copper. Color lake is famous for its hot springs.
Here is the chain of 6 dark blue mountain lakes. They are located high in the mountains of the Hindu Kush in Central Afghanistan. In 2008 they became the first National Park in Afghanistan.
Lakes formed by mineral-rich water, it seeps through the rocky cracks and crevices in rocks. The hue of water depends on the minerals which are presents in the water in large numbers.
The water of lake Pukaki has its own private, Continue reading
Ethiopia – a landlocked state in North-Eastern Africa, located in the horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya, South Sudan and Sudan.
Area – 1 104 million square km.
The geography and the topography of the country is extremely diverse: from the mountains to the North, with peaks exceeding 4500 m above sea level (the highest point is mount RAS Dashen), and the plains and valleys below sea level (Danakilia depression). From the North-East to South-West the country is crossed by the Great African fault, is marked by a chain of large lakes.
The country is rich in hydro resources. The largest rivers – the Blue Nile (Abbay), the PSA-Shebele, awash. Annual river runoff is estimated 101.5 billion cubic m. the Largest lake Tana is a natural reservoir control in the upper reaches of the Blue Nile.
Minerals are represented by reserves of gold, platinum, Nickel, tantalum, lithium, copper, lead, zinc, uranium, iron, precious and semiprecious stones, salt, potassium. There are natural gas reserves, exploration for hydrocarbons continues.
The climate of the country, located in the subequatorial zone was diverse. Annual rainfall varies from 300 to 2250 mm, depending on altitude and terrain. Traditionally there are two main seasons: the season of the “big” rains (June to September) Continue reading