The biggest Japanese lake
Biwa is the largest lake of the Country of the rising sun. Since ancient times it is famous for the clear waters, in recent years this pond is an example of careful attitude to the nature for the entire world community.
The largest lake of Japan located on the largest island of the country of Honshu . Here, in the Western part, in Shiga Prefecture have any long revered by the Japanese as a sacred lake Biwa. The water of this lake is so clear that the legend about its purity were stacked hundreds of years ago.
To call this Alpine lake can only be a stretch, Biwa height above sea level of only 86 meters. The length of the lake is 63 km and a width of 20 km. the lake Is divided into North and South. The Northern part of lake Biwa deeper, the average depth here is 50 meters, the southern part of the Biwa is much smaller – tens of times. The deepest part of the lake Biwa is a depression in 104 metres from the water’s surface.
Interestingly, the temperature of the waters of this lake are the same, even at depth. Scientists this fact is not left alone, was carried out the following experiment: on the bottom of the lake were laid, vacuum-Packed plastic bags with rice. As it turned out, at the bottom of lake rice can be stored for three Continue reading
The lake of death in Italy
One of these creepy lakes is located on the island of Sicily and is called in the local language the lake of death. Even the grass around him begins to break poorly from the soil only at a very decent distance. And the trees and does grow far from the coast. Birds do not dare fly over this lake. In fact, we have had no algae, not to mention the fish. The fact that its a liquid (and not turn the language to say “water”) is a powerful concentrated sulfuric acid! She enters the lake from two powerful springs at the bottom. The water goes from the depths under pressure and dilutes reactive rocks containing sulfur. Dared to approach the lake is threatened by rapid painful suffocation from the fumes of the acid.
In Cameroon, too, has its terrible lake. Officially it is called the NREN, but in spoken language a Thousand deaths. The peculiarity of the lake is that it is located in a large and deep crater of the active volcano. The lake is all the time saturated with sulfuric acid gas. As soon as the volcano comes to life and follows quake, acid lake “explodes”. The picture is absolutely fantastic – a real hell. A huge cloud of acid vapour covers not only the lake but also the area around it for miles. To breathe in such an atmosphere is impossible. Continue reading
Lake Baikal one of the most beautiful lakes of the world
The lake is located in the southern part of Eastern Siberia, the deepest lake of the planet Earth, the largest natural reservoir of fresh water. The lake and coastal areas feature a unique variety of flora and fauna.
Lake wuhua Hai lake or Five flowers. National Park Jiuzhaigon in China
Five Flowers lake is located in the heart of Jiuzhaigou. It changes color from time to time, from yellow to dark green, but most of the time the water here is diamond blue. This place is shrouded in many mysteries and riddles, while many neighbouring lakes periodically shallow and dry, the water level in this reservoir is always constant. Five Flowers will not freeze in winter, although all the neighboring lakes are covered with ice. For this reason, the locals are fearful and sensitive to these places.
The great bear lake, Canada
The lake is located beyond the Arctic circle and so there can often see the Northern lights.
Lake Titicaca, Bolivia
Titicaca is not only the largest Continue reading