One August night in 1986 in villages near lake Nyos, located in a mountainous region of the African state of Cameroon, in the dream died just 1,700 people. The cause of their death was the lake, even though some unfortunates lived 25 kilometers from its shores. However, this distance was not enough to save them from a huge cloud of carbon dioxide that rose from the lake bottom and covered the neighboring hills and valleys, depriving oxygen all living beings on this territory and thereby causing them suffocation.
In this part of Africa there are three very unusual lake. One of them, Manon, two years before described the tragedy resulted in the deaths of 37 people, but the emission of gas from the bottom of Nyos was much worse. The third lake, Kivu, while never identified in the air is carbon dioxide, although in its waters this deadly gas dissolved, no less.
The hazardous nature of these lakes comes from their location — all they were formed in craters of volcanoes, and over the centuries carbon dioxide has leaked from the crater of the volcano and accumulated in bottom waters. In the other, smaller lakes gas in such cases due to the natural movement of water is distributed over Continue reading
Where to relax in Abkhazia in the summer and better in winter with children and young people inexpensive
Where to have a rest in Abkhazia
Abkhazia is a picturesque region, which annually attracts a lot of tourists. Here you can swim in the warm sea, to see the beautiful lakes and mountain gorges. On resorts of Abkhazia crystal clear air, thanks to which they are so popular. The towns and cities of the Republic are ideal for young people and families with children. Tourists can enjoy a pleasant atmosphere and at the same time heal the entire body.
To spend a splendid and unforgettable holiday, you should visit the parks and beautiful beaches. Thermal springs can help you improve your health, preserve youth and get a huge boost of energy. The locals love their country and call it the place of rest for the soul.
What resort Abkhazia to choose to stay
The Republic has many resorts. One of the most popular is the city of Gagra. located not far from Sochi. There is a large number of equipped sites where you can devote time to training. You can play tennis, volleyball, football, scuba diving, water skiing. In Gagra there are many opportunities for outdoor activities. In the city you will also find a water Park, which will give a lot of positive emotions to you and your baby. The resort is a large water facility, through which Continue reading
Unique lake hévíz “turns” in grandmothers of the girls
“Young people! Do not bother to girls. emerged from the bath. They may be your grandmothers», — so joke on hévíz. the world-famous thermal lake. located West of lake Balaton. three kilometers from Keszthely. Hévíz has an area of 4,4 hectares. This is the biggest medicinal lake in Europe with warm water and a peat bottom.
Power of healing effect this lake has no equal in Europe.
Source. feeding the lake. is located at a depth of 38.5 m. the Warm water from the depths rises. chilled — from the surface down.
Thanks to these counter-flows and steam cloud. Shrouding the lake. its temperature is the same everywhere: summer 34−36PP. winter 22−24 C. the Water in the lake is updated within two days and always remains clean.
Therapeutic ” dandruff” Treatment of hévíz in hévíz contribute to the thermal effect of water. the contained gas and mud.
The layer contains 80% of inorganic substances: calcium. sodium, etc. Floating in the water dirt particles ( “hévíz dandruff”) provide a micro massage of the skin.
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