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The unfinished tragedy the length of a quarter century

Bhopal residents love their city, located in the Central part of India and known around the world Shopalso monstrous man-made disaster, which is exactly a quarter of a century ago killed thousands of people.

Bhopali love the city at a beautiful lake. “Great place for retirement. Compared to Delhi it’s peaceful, the property is inexpensive”, – says in the train Delhi-Bhopal 34-year-old Delhi businessman Ashok.

But there is another Bhopal, about which neither Ashok nor the majority of citizens prefer not to remember. Can’t see the lake, there are dirty streets, and almost every house someone is ill.

On the night of 3 December 1984, the plant of Union Carbide India Ltd. for the production of a pesticide accident. Night workers washed the pipelines on the installation for the production of methylisocyanate – highly toxic chemical that was used in the production of pesticides. Due to a malfunction of the valves water got into the tank, the number of which is known throughout the country – 610, storing this substance. Started a chemical reaction formed a mixture of poisonous gases that escaped into the atmosphere and covered the town deadly Continue reading

AMAZING LAKE MIDGARD

LAKE SVETLOYAR (Shambhala Russia) is a legendary lake located in the Nizhny Novgorod region. According to the local historian N. N. Khlopushina, the lake is of glacial-karstic origin; karst collapse that ensued as a result of a small earthquake, increased the lake depth to 25.5 m at relatively small sizes – h meters. The usual epithet, which is presented Svetloyar – “Pearl of the sky overturned in the green rim of the forest.” The surroundings of the lake are famous for their renomirani, some see in the water the reflection of the domes of the legendary Kitezh and hear the bell ringing.

The origin of the Svetloyar surrounded by a halo of legends. According to data collected by researchers Vladimir INKINEN and Valerian TURYGINA, the most ancient, pagan layer is associated with the evil goddess girl the Turk. She rode a spirited horse and would whip people for their sins, yet fell to the ground and there was a lake. The second stratum of the legend dates to the time of the invasion of Batu Khan. One of the Russian prisoners have not sustained tortures and has shown Tatars secret paths. But through the prayers of the inhabitants of Kitezh high power hid it at the bottom of the lake. The third layer of legends – the schismatic, Continue reading

Amazing lake in the shape of a heart

In our days it is sometimes quite difficult to distinguish the real from the image processed in Photoshop. However, we would like to present you these ten amazing lakes in the shape of a heart, to remind us of what the holiday atmosphere in the air:

10. Portugal

It’s hard to say, starting with how large a pond can be considered a lake, but we hope you won’t mind if we turn this sweet small pond in the shape of a heart in our list.

Located in the picturesque Alpine area, this small lake can melt any heart.

This Swiss lake known as Lago del Cuore. It is located in a picturesque setting – a former quarry, but despite this fact, it arose by natural causes and not by the will of man.

This lake is situated in the French Alps and is called “Lac Du Montagnon”. Apparently, it is situated quite high, as most of the rest of the lakes from our list.

The peak of Valle di Cembra is located at 2100 meters above sea level, therefore, to visit this place, you have to seriously try.

Yes, this lake exists! Moreover, you can even find it on Google Maps.

4. Coeur de Voh, New Caledonia

This lake also got on Google Maps and, apparently, Continue reading

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Litter less
To celebrate ecologist's work. For example, to carry out the action on clearing of one of the ponds. Lake Smeha (not to be confused with the nearby village of Sohra)…

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Litter less
To celebrate ecologist's work. For example, to carry out the action on clearing of one of the ponds. Lake Smeha (not to be confused with the nearby village of Sohra)…

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