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
The list of potential fishing areas is developing subject – in this case, the regional Ministry of agriculture. Only the area exposed to the competition 21 the reservoir, among which are the Uvildy, the lake Ilmen, lake Pehowa, Great Speak, spruce, Light, Great Elancik, Iremelica reservoir, the Second, Taskul, Brekhunov, etc. they are All the results of the contest were awarded new users for a period of 10 years. Each participant presented their business plan on the future development of the waterfront. The preference was given to users who are ready to stocking the lake, and not just the sale of permits to fishermen.
Thus, according to the head of the Department of state control on the Chelyabinsk region of the Russian Federal fisheries Agency Boris Moscovskogo, if in the next few years, tenants will not fulfill their obligations for cleaning, protection of the territory and the stocking of the reservoir, the agreement with them will be terminated. In particular, there will be a special monitoring Continue reading
The feast Day of Baikal was established in 1999 and since then is celebrated every year.
Since 2008, under the resolution of June session of the Legislative Assembly of the Irkutsk region
“the day of Baikal in the Irkutsk oblast” the celebration moved to the second Sunday of September.
Over time the festival has received nationwide and worldwide recognition, has become an important and popular date in our calendar. There are new and good traditions.
Film festivals, art exhibitions and photo exhibitions, collective visits of young and adult artists to lake Baikal for plein air conducting, the contests of applied folk arts, environmental cleanup, cleanup of trash from the shores of reservoirs, pageant on the embankment of the Angara river.
Lake Baikal-world heritage site!
In December 1996 the world heritage Committee during the 12th session in Mexico recognized under №754 lake Baikal a world heritage Area.
The code of guest of lake Baikal
Come to lake Baikal with a good heart and an open mind, with love and respect for him.
Admire its beauty and keep it the same, so it can please your children and grandchildren and grandchildren of your grandchildren.