These amazing lakes
T the backpacking becomes our profession
but the experience gained in the campaign
helps us to more sensitively relate
everything that surrounds us.
From 4 to 6 November 2011 the team “Elbrus” MOA Krasnooktyabrskaya secondary school participated in the regional campaign seminar on sports tourism along the route Sergievsk C. – p. Surgut – the village of Suhodol – p. Sernovodsk – C. Sergievsk. The total length of the route amounted to more than 30 kilometers, tourists in day took place over 10 km Route was a mountainous area, with natural landscapes, which have no analogues in nature. The greatest scientific and practical interest are the lake of Sulphur, and Blue sulphur springs. A great impression was the boys visiting amazing lakes in S. Old Yakushkino (30 km from S. Sergievski) titled “Blue lake”.
Blue lake in 1937, studied chemist resort sergievskie Mineral Water A. D. Belkin. He found that it is a very strong sulphur spring, knocking out from the bottom of the collapse crater. Water consumption 6220 m3 per day (that’s more than four Sernovodsk source), with a constant temperature of 7.3° C. the depth reaches up to 23 meters. In that lake grow only one species of algae is charophytes . From Wikipedia: Continue reading
In the southern cascade mountains of Oregon, USA, is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, crater lake. Picturesque mountain lake is famous for its great depth and beauty, and American Indians believe this pond is sacred. Once the indigenous population of America has seen the wrath of the volcano. To this day, the myths of Indian tribes convey real catastrophic event they witnessed their ancestors thousands of years ago.
Experts believe that the eruption of mazama, which formed is a transparent lake, was one of the most powerful of all that has happened on earth over the past 10,000 years.
As mentioned, crater lake was formed as a result of the destruction of a massive volcano known as mount Mazama. It was a very long time, about 7,700 years ago. The resulting crater, which now filled a lake in the diameter is 8×10 km crater is the second deepest lake in North America, its depth is approximately 600 m. the First measurements of depth were made in 1886, captain Clarence Dutton. Scientists believe that someday it may happen a new eruption, since the bottom of the lake recorded hydrothermal activity.
In the middle of the lake there are two small Islands, which give the local landscape a special Continue reading