Since 1802 amazing lake Hillier (Hillier) located on the Middle island (Middle) archipelago Richert (Richerch) in Western Australia, is the most amazing place on this continent. Found it British scientist hydrographer Matthew Flinders, when raised to the upper point of the island.
Surrounded by a thick forest of eucalyptus and sandy beaches, pink lake Hiller is impressive in its unearthly, even space. Special riddle gives it that scientists still have not determined the nature of this unusual color of water. There is speculation that the reason lies in the presence of specific microorganisms Dunaliella, Halophilic Halobacteria or, however, none of the tests carried out here since the 1950’s, this hasn’t been verified. Still the pink lake Hillier remains for our advanced and high-tech world full of secrets a mystery.
In the first decade of the twentieth century on the island Hiller, whose coastline is no less than 600 kilometers and a depth less than one meter, the production was organized in the production of salt, but six years later it was closed and never rebuilt.
In fairness it should be noted that lake Hillier is not the only pink lake on our planet, however, it is the least studied at the moment. Other pink lake you will find Senegal (lake Retba), Australia near the city of kids will never get bored Continue reading
In the world there are many beautiful and amazing places created by mother nature.
One of the brightest and most charming — the Pink Lake in Senegal, the country where the final stage of the world famous Rally «Paris-Dakar rally». It is situated in the beautiful environment of sand dunes, and strange exotic baobab trees that are the symbol of Senegal.
This natural wonder attracts tourists from all over the world.
In the evening the Pink Lake adjusts to a dreamy mood. Twilight gives it extra allure and mystique, and its color can vary from pink to deep red, depending on weather conditions. Water may change color and depending on the color of the sky reflected on the water surface. Especially exciting — the lake during sunrise. It excites, confuses…
Such a romantic name of the lake has quite a rational explanation: the color of water — pink because of the microbes that can only survive in salt water. Of course, under such circumstances, we are not talking about fish or other representatives of the water world. The lake is very salty compared to the Red Sea! Off its coast is salt production since 1970.
It is quite complex and unpleasant lesson. Join members of both sexes – men and women. Men, being almost neck-deep in the water get from Continue reading
Because the lake is a closed basin, they are literally tanks for experimental mixes. They can happen strange chemical reactions, but also to emerge anomalous creatures that are found nowhere else on Earth.
Tonle SAP, Cambodia
The unique ecosystem of the Tonle SAP in Cambodia is hard to classify as a lake or river.
In the dry season the Tonle SAP water goes into the Mekong river, but during the monsoon the water flow is so intense that it literally makes back from the river, thereby forming the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia. It especially differs in that its course is twice a year changes in the opposite direction.
Because of these unusual conditions, the region is a treasure trove in terms of biological diversity, and it was named a biosphere by UNESCO.
Crater lake, USA
After a large-scale eruption of mount Mazama in Central American state of Oregon 7 700 years ago left a huge Caldera 600 meters deep into the mountains. Despite the complete absence of supply sources, the crater of mount Mazama gradually, over thousands of years, filled with just rainfall.
Today it is the second deepest lake in North America, and its waters are the most transparent, cleanest and least polluted in the world.
Lake Baikal, Russia
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