7 of the most unusual mysteries of lake Baikal, which the imagination
Lake Baikal is unique in many respects. It stores about 20% of the world’s fresh lake water, and its transparency is such that you can easily examine objects located at a depth of 50 m. the lake are completely unbelievable phenomena which are not amenable to logical explanation. Here are 7 of the most unusual mysteries of lake Baikal, which the imagination.
1. Icy hills.
Lake Baikal is unique in its unusual forms of ice cover. Among them, the most celebrated of the so-called “hill”– hollow cones of ice, the height of which can reach 6 m.
2. Baikal mirages.
Locals call their holomedica. This phenomenon on the lake, where on the horizon it is possible to consider the items, in fact, located at a distance of 40 km Mirages on the lake appear in both warm and winter.
3. Damn funnel.
This location is in the deep part of the lake. Its name it received because of the strange phenomena occurring here 1-2 times a year. In good weather, with dead calm, there suddenly formed a huge crater. Local residents believe that so here open the gates of hell, which sucked the souls of sinners in hell.
4. Baikal triangle.
Anomalous zone on the lake, named by analogy with the Bermuda triangle. This region of anomalous turbulence, which refuse to work all sorts of devices. In addition, there are often observed a very unusual phenomenon in the form of emerging shinning balls, circles, and rapidly changing weather. Some of those who visited here also say about the loss in time.
5. Huge rings on the ice.
These huge rings with a diameter of several kilometers, periodically appearing on the ice surface of lake Baikal, can be seen only from the air. According to the results of observation from space has become known that the rings appeared only in 2003, 2005, 2008 and 2009 and each time in a new place.
6. Vedminy circles on the island.
According to the beliefs of the locals, perfectly smooth circles of grass, an intermittent on one of the Islands of lake Baikal, appear here for the dance of the witches. Ufologists believe that the rings reaching a diameter of several tens of meters, caused by the landing of aliens.
7. Luminous water.
In 1982, for the first time researchers using special equipment found that the water of lake Baikal is solid. Unfortunately, this phenomenon cannot be seen with the naked eye. The level of illumination is 100 photons per 1 sq cm per second.
Further studies showed that the inhomogeneous illumination of the waters and at depth loses intensity. Also its brightness is reduced in the period from November to mid-January.