On the Land there are lakes that are for various reasons unsuitable for people.
Lake Kivu in the Congo has long interested scientists. But they are not attracted by the picturesqueness of the lake. At the bottom of the lake had accumulated huge deposits of carbon dioxide and methane, caused by the bacteria. If in this place there’s an earthquake, then a mix of these gases will explode.
The explosion will carry at least 2 million people living around the lake. They will die either from the explosion or from carbon dioxide poisoning. In the Urals, lake Karachay, which is the most deadly on the planet. In 1951 it was used for storage of liquid radioactive waste. There has accumulated about 120 million curies of radioactive material. Dominated by strontium-90 and cesium-137. Even five minutes of being on the shore of lake Karachay is dangerous for health. And one hour is enough to die. In 1961, during the drought of 500 thousand received radiation due to dust blown by the wind. This is equivalent to the action of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima. The last twenty years attempts have been made to fill the lake.
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