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
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
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