While at the yard the frost, I sit here and think of my trip to Abkhazia this summer. We went to a beautiful lake Ritsa. It is situated in the Ritsa national Park at an altitude of 950 m above sea level in the basin of the river Bzyb, deep wooded gorge of the rivers Lspci and Yupshara there, East of the Gagra range. The mountains surrounding the lake, have a height of 2200-3200m metres. Area of 1.27 km2, length — 2.5 km, width from 270 to 870 meters. The average depth is 63 m, the highest is 131 m. the origin of the name Riza? There is a legend about a girl named Riza, who tragically died in these places. Once in the area were the valley through which flowed a stream. On its pastures grazed cattle beauty named Riza is the only sister of 3 brothers (Pshegishkha, Acetone and Agepsta). The young men spent their days hunting, and the girl herds and were managed on the farm.
One day the brothers went to hunt in the mountains and did not come back. A night passed, second – and they still would not. The girl missed him and, sitting close to the house, singing, looking at the road that left the brothers. Heard the singing thief 2 – the Gega and Yupshara. Seeing how a beautiful girl, they decided to steal it and take away with them. Yupshara grabbed ritsu and rode onward through the valley, and Gega was covering him from behind.
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Beautiful, mesmerizing and alluring water surface can often be very dangerous. So, if you are going on another vacation on the shores of the reservoir, remember that many of them can pose a deadly danger to humans. And it’s not just the variety of creatures lurking in the depths, but in radiation, poisonous gases and other harmful factors resulting from the work of Mother nature. Offer to meet with the most dangerous lakes in the world.
1. The boiling lake
This lake, located on the beautiful Caribbean island of Dominica is the second largest natural hot spring in the world. Here only there is hardly a brave man who dared to try the water temperature in the lake, because it reaches 90 degrees Celsius. One look at the photo enough to see that the water in the lake is boiling and this is due to the fact that at the bottom of the reservoir has a crack, through which is constantly erupting hot lava.
2. Lake Powell
In common, this lake, located near mammoth lakes, not otherwise referred to as horseshoe. The town of mammoth lakes is located on top of an active volcano, but despite this, lake Powell for many years was considered safe, until all the trees around him began to die. After a series of studies, scientists concluded that the cause of death of trees Continue reading
Information about what the Tolyatti rescuers will paint the most popular and the most dangerous lake in deterring bright colors recently appeared on several official websites, including city hall, Togliatti, and the Ministry of forestry, environment and nature management of the Samara region. However, this statement is just sad statistics.
– This idea we have sounded rather at the level of propaganda, technology is only explored, explained “WG” head of the Department of public safety Togliatti Konstantin Firsov. – Us by any means necessary to preserve human life, but people continue to bathe in the forbidden places and to perish. At the entrance to the lake the water temperature is 25, but if you swim far and to adopt a vertical position or to dive, the water sometimes reaches +4, they beat the springs. The human body to such extremes is not adapted, convulsions, even a good swimmer can drown.
Deputy Director “Center for civil protection city of Togliatti” Andrey Derbenev explained that now the city consider any sensible ideas that the swimming season if possible passed positively:
– We have a lake, literally full of prohibitory signs, and people put on them shorts and go for a swim. Because each lake will not be wall. We, of course, carry out raids, but residents still continue to swim in dangerous Continue reading