Giant Fish Around The World
This giant carp was caught in Sozh River and released after.
(Sozh River is. the second largest and water content of the left tributary of the Dnieper - originates Smolensk-Moscow. Upland in the Smolensk region Smolensk region, 12 km south of Smolensk, 236 km from the source is located Krichev. While passing through the territory of two regions of Belarus (Mogilev and Gomel), crosses the different geomorphological regions of the ice and water-glacial origin).Photo credit
Door to the Hell is open in Uzbekistan
Hell Gates (also known as Door to the Hell) - this name was given by the locals who live nearby in the town of Darwaz, Uzbekistan. They formed 35 years ago when geologists searched for natural gas reserves and by chance found a huge cave filled with combustible gas. The geologists were drilling for gas then unexpectedly during the drilling they have found an underground cave. It was so big that the entire drilling place with all the equipment and camps was swallowed under the ground. None of the geologist team dared to go down because the cavern was filled with gas so they were forced to stop the research. To avoid a dangerous gas leak, was decided to burn it. So, the gas is burning for 35 years, and nobody knows when it will stop.
An unusual geological formation on the Northern Ireland coast: Giant's Causeway
The area is covered with about 40 thousand basalt columns of regular shape, formed after an ancient volcanic eruption. it is located on the Antrim coast of Northern Ireland, the majority of hexagonal columns, but there is a column with 4, 5, 7 and 8 faces. The highest of them reaching a height of 12 meters and a thickness of lava around - up to 28 meters. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986. In 2005, the polls Publishing Times, the road of giants was named the fourth wonder of the world in the UK (or, rather, the fourth UK miracle).
Great Blue Hole, Belize
Great Blue Hole - Part of the Lighthouse Reef System. This formation is 60 miles from Belize. Almost perfectly round hole with a diameter of 400 meters is the most desirable for all divers of the world. Inside it, the depth reaches 145 meters in depth, and on the walls of this natural well is found a large number of marine organisms that are just waiting to be photographed and examined. Due to the large drop color depth of water in this place is very different from the surrounding surface.
Lake Baikal - lake from which you can drink!
Lake Baikal is located in the south of Eastern Siberia. There is 20% of the world's reserves of fresh water.
The length of the lake - 636 km, its width varies from 25 to 80 km. The volume of water surface Baikal - 31.5 thousand square meters. kilometers, the area that can be compared with the size of small countries like Denmark and Belgium. Baikal is the eighth largest lake in the world. After the construction of the Irkutsk hydroelectric station area of the lake basin has increased by 500 square meters, and the water level in the lake rose to 1 meter.
Baikal water is unique and amazing, like lake Baikal itself. It is extremely transparent, pure and saturated with oxygen. Even from the ancient times it was considered curative, its water was used in treating a lot of diseases.
In the spring the transparency of Baikal's water is 40 m. Such a high degree of transparency of Baikal water is reached thanks to the activities of living organisms that live in it, is very weakly mineralized and is close to distilled water.
Cooking Baikal fish soup with Baikal drinkable watter prepared by a local guide-fisherman!