Crater lake is in southern Oregon, it is very popular among travelers and tourists, it is visited annually by approximately 400,000 people. The length of the lake is 10 km, width 8 km. The deepest part of the lake is 600 metres away.
Crater lake is very unusual, as it is in the crater of a dormant ancient volcano mount Mazama. Now geological evidence suggests that the volcano can Wake up at any time. The color of the lake is surprising travelers – he’s bright blue. 22 may 1902 in the territory adjacent to the lake that was created most interesting national Park, USA. Crater lake is one of the biggest lakes in the world, in the list of the deepest lakes in the world it takes seventh place.
The history of the lake
The first person who visited this lake, according to John Wesle of Hillman, in 1853, he named it “Deep Blue Lake”. The name of the lake changed several times, later it was called “the Majestic lake”, “Blue lake” and finally, “crater lake”.
The local tribe of Americans clames there is a legend connected with this lake, that of mount Mazama fought two gods – Skill and Leo, as a result of battle mountain was destroyed and in its place the lake was formed crater.
Attractions crater lake
Most tourists visit the lake to see the “old man of the lake”, a mascot Kreiter. This is the log that floats on the lake in the unusual, upright and considered, Continue reading
In Canada, in British Columbia, near the U.S. border, is awesome in its beauty and unusual spotted lake Kliluk. Lake water contains many different minerals. On cool days this lake as a lake, and in hot weather the water level drops and spotting the most obvious. And under different weather conditions quirky spots change color.
Spotted lake Kliluk – the name he was given an indigenous Indian tribe Okanagan. There is a legend that in ancient times various tribes of Indians were in a state of constant war. The decisive battle was to take place at the lake Kliluk. Entered the water, the wounded soldiers saw that the wounds on their body rapidly heal. They considered it a sign of the gods over and stopped feuding. Among the indigenous population since then, this amazing lake is considered to be miraculous, created Supreme powers.
Spotted lake actually has healing properties, thanks to its waters the huge stockpiles of magnesium sulfate, calcium, sodium, silver and titanium. In dry weather water becomes so small that the minerals solidify, covered with a crust that can withstand human weight.