Called crater lake formed in the crater of a volcano, or in the cavity formed due to the failure of the summit of the volcano. The water of these lakes are usually high-acid (saturated volcanic gases). On their bottom there is a residue of a saturated green color.
The selection of the most amazing crater lakes.
1. Crater lake crater of the volcano mount Mazama – Oregon, USA.
This lake is famous for its amazing blue and incredibly clear water. Is the deepest lake in the U.S. (594 meters). The power of the reservoir is derived solely from atmospheric precipitation.
2. Crater lake Quilotoa Ecuador.
The depth of the lake is 250 metres away. The water is greenish hue due to the dissolved minerals in it. The lake is very cold, in some places along the shore there are hot keys and microlaser, which spring from cracks in the crater.
3. Crater lake Albertina rift – Africa.
The lakes include some of the deepest lakes in the world, including lake Tanganyika, with a depth of 1470 meters. All lakes were formed as a result of the appearance of rifts.
4. Crater lake Kelimutu – Flores island, Indonesia.
At the top of the Kelimutu volcano has three crater lakes of different Continue reading