Beautiful Lake Rudolf is reminiscent of the seaside. Here is pretty long, sandy beaches, and the waves are very mobile and sensitive to the winds like the sea. There is almost never calm, and the fishermen do not remain idle, their boats permanently moored at the piers.
Lake Rudolph has another name – Turkana, according to the legend here was found the oldest skeleton Turchinskogo boy. This heavenly beauty of the lake and has a beautiful turquoise color, due to which the locals gave the lake the name of the Jade Sea. Lake Rudolf is in the North Eastern rift valley of Kenya, and there few rivers meet the sea: Cryo, OMO and Turkwel. Most of the lake belongs to Kenya, only the extreme Northern part of the “sticks” in the territory of Ethiopia. In General, the length of Lake Rudolf is 312 km, while its depth reaches 30 meters.
In ancient times the length of the lake was almost 400 kilometers from the OMO Valley to Valley Baringo. During this period, the lake became a river that flowed to the North-West and, thus, fell into the Nile.
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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
Crimea has long been for many tourists became a Peninsula wonders. Indeed, there is much to marvel and wonder. Even lakes have their own mysteries and secrets that they are happy to share with tourists and locals. One treatment and incredible by type of places is Kojashsky salt lake. To find this pond on the Kerch Peninsula. He appeared without any intervention from humans.
To improve health will help medical lake
The length of the lake Koyashske is about 4 km, and the width does not exceed and 2.82 km of Water and mud here have healing properties, so you can often see on the banks of vacationers of different ages. Good has healing properties and the lake Chokrak. Its depth reaches even 1.5 meters, but falls into sulphurous springs make this lake a true treasure for the health. At the moment, water and mud Chokrak are used extensively in the treatment of various diseases.
But if health is no problem and want to get a lot of pleasure from the beauty of the surrounding nature, you should visit the Panagia. The lake is located at Zelenogorie. Here you can admire the cascading waterfalls. The area is considered civilized. Near the lake is a cafe, small car Parking. This body of water is allowed to bathe, although the water has low turbidity. Continue reading