Scientists from Russia, Germany, Switzerland and England are looking at the bottom of lake Baikal responses to questions about how life evolved and changed the climate of Central Asia millions of years ago. Using a special sampler researchers get samples of soil from the bottom of the biggest and purest lake on the planet and build the first conclusions and hypotheses.
With augers or chainsaw scientists know better than a professional fisherman. A few seconds and the surface begins to rise the purest Baikal water. The deepest lake on the planet researchers from Russia, Germany, Switzerland and England, as «our laboratory».
Using a special sampler and a conventional winch, the scientists take samples of soil from the bottom of lake Baikal, which today is the main subject of study. The sediments are a unique archive. According to experts, they can store the entire history of Central Asia. They cover everything from earthquakes to the smallest details of appearance and disappearance of species. Professor of Irkutsk state University Nikolay Budnev explains: «In bottom sediments can be found even pollen, which lived here thousands of years ago, and that Continue reading
The capital of China – Beijing, the Chinese currency – the yuan. 92% of the population are Chinese, and 8% jury, Uighurs, Miao, Tibetans. Officially China’s population is considered atheist, but many practice Confucianism, Buddhism, Taoism.
In China there are lowlands and plains, along the shores of many seas, the highest mountains and highlands, resort areas, famous monasteries, including the legendary Shaolin temple, climbing base on the Eastern slopes of the Himalayas and the Karakoram, picturesque Yunnan-Guijosa plateau with lots of mountain rivers, waterfalls and deep caves, unique Taihu lake and West lake, a scenic mount tai, which is included in the list of UNESCO treasures, a treasure trove of ancient Buddhist art – Dunhuang caves, waterfall Huangoshu 74 m, width 81 m, “stone forest” in the County is an Easy, etc.
The Capital Of China – Beijing . lying to the South of the plateau, Shanxi is one of the most interesting cities in the country. Noteworthy “the Forbidden city”. It is the largest surviving in the world of Palace complexes of the Imperial Palace Museum in Beijing, is enclosed by a medieval wall and literally full-bodied historical buildings (more than 9 thousand houses). Today in many rooms of the Palace opened the Museum exposition there are exhibited collections of Imperial treasures, Continue reading
Beautiful, mesmerizing and alluring water surface can often be very dangerous. So, if you are going on another vacation on the shores of the reservoir, remember that many of them can pose a deadly danger to humans.
And it’s not just the variety of creatures lurking in the depths, but in radiation, poisonous gases and other harmful factors resulting from the work of Mother nature.
Offer to meet with the most dangerous lakes in the world.
The boiling lake
This lake, located on the beautiful Caribbean island of Dominica is the second largest natural hot spring in the world. Here only there is hardly a brave man who dared to try the water temperature in the lake, because it reaches 90 degrees Celsius.
One look at the photo enough to see that the water in the lake is boiling and this is due to the fact that at the bottom of the reservoir has a crack, through which is constantly erupting hot lava.
In common, this lake, located near mammoth lakes, not otherwise referred to as horseshoe. The town of mammoth lakes is located on top of an active volcano, but despite this, lake Powell for many years was considered safe, until all the trees around him began to die.
After a series of studies, scientists concluded Continue reading