Tatar underwater research detachment of the Russian geographical society was established on Friday a record for Soi Ki-Guinness, lost in the lake Labynkyr in Oymyakon region of Yakutia.
The record was set on 1 February 2013 at 14.00. The squad made a dive into the lake at the coldest point of the globe in the coldest time of the year.
Record set 10 representatives of the Russian geographical society: Chairman of the scientific Committee of the Federation of underwater sports of Russia, the owner of record of the Republic in the dive to a depth of 165 m, the owner of the World Cup in sport diving, Dmitry Schiller, diving specialist underwater research team of the RGS, the course-Director for technical and recreational diving Victor Azarenka, Vice-President of Federation of underwater sports of Russia, the course Director for recreational and technical diving Michael Schoolchildren, pity cave diver, diving instructor Andrey Filippov, ice Explorer and photographer, technical diving instructor Alexander Gubin the Chairman of the Commission on underwater Speleology Federation of underwater sports of Russia, winner of several geographical discoveries in the field of underwater Speleology Andrey Gorbunov, candidate of sociological Continue reading
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
The therapeutic properties of the Dead sea (Dead Sea), its beneficial effect on the skin is known worldwide. On vacation at the Dead sea in Israel, comes the serious public. At six in the morning, when there is no heat, the campers are already hanging in the sea as floats. And, of course, must be photographed lying on the water, throwing one leg over the other and casually reading the newspaper.
However, in order to experience the beauty and healthful procedure, does not need to travel so far from home. On the territory of Pallasovsky district, Volgograd region, far from industrial centers, there is a unique lake Elton. It is the biggest European salt lake, whose name is translated from the Turkic as “Golden lake”.
Bonanza lake changes its color from purple-red colour of its water (brine), before shimmering in gold that it happens usually after noon when the sun inclines to the West. This is due to complex composition of salts, otsloivshihsya on the bottom of the lake. The depth of the lake is quite small — is quite difficult to find a place where it exceeds 20 cm.
About the miraculous power of water and mud, hidden under “glass” bottom Elton was known Continue reading