The Mirage has long been perceived as a normal, natural, real. Any physicist, even not most skilled, can explain the nature of this phenomenon is literally “on fingers”. The mystery of mirages is that they arise unpredictable and also display anything.
One of the places on the planet where you can see various mirages, is a well-known lake Baikal, is surrounded by mysteries and riddles. Despite the paranormality of lake Baikal, mirages on site wonder only the tourists, but the locals have long been taking them for granted. It is not strange, because the Mirage near lake Baikal appears quite often. For example, the inhabitants of coastal settlements see mirages from 2 to 16 times a year. Often they display the opposite shore, rocks, trees. The most extensive and strange mirages on Baikal are those where you can see outlying villages, their homes, and even people. Mirages above the lake observed in 1957, scientist V. Lamakin, who for long time was engaged in the study of lake Baikal. He saw in the sky above the lake by a passing passenger train TRANS-Siberian railway.
In extremely rare cases, the lake is even more striking. Sometimes, in the worlds above it can be seen areas located thousands of kilometers away from lake Baikal.
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Lake Titicaca General information:
Area: 8300 km, of which about 5,000 km ² relates to the territorial waters of Peru.
Length: 180 km.
Width: from 50 to 60 km.
Depth: average is 140-180 m maximum -304 M.
The population density on the coast: 100 persons per km ².
Average water temperature: +0 S. 11
The lake is located at an altitude of 3812 m.
It is 50 km from La Paz.
Titicaca — the largest mountain lake in freshwater, the second surface area of the lake of South America (after lake Maracaibo). The highest navigable lake on earth. Located in the Andes. The name consists of the words of the Quechua Indian language: titi – Puma and Kaka – rock.
The sea in the Andes
The size of lake Titicaca is comparable to a real sea.
It is the largest Alpine lake in the world.
The largest lake in South America located at an altitude of 3812 m above sea level and divided between two countries — Peru and Bolivia. After the defeat in the war with Chile in 1883, Bolivia lost its access to the Pacific, so rich in fish, lake Titicaca is of special importance. Between Peru and Bolivia there are regular ships, but more often on the water of the lake to meet the boats of the Indians, made of the coastal cane. The people Continue reading
Lakes have extraordinary appeal. There are no storms and turbulent currents — here only alluring, glassy surface. Worldwide, there are a huge number of lakes.
Some are distinguished by their depth, some of the beauty of the surrounding landscape, one is surrounded by shores covered with strange vegetation, the shore other — freakish rocks. But among all types of lakes . there are those who are distinguished by specific colour of the water, looking at that, you think that they are specially someone tinted.
The color of the water in these lakes is far from familiar to us — though you find yourself in another dimension, with beautiful scenery of another planet. In this collection we will tell You about 10 most beautiful colored lakes in the world.
10. The Lake Laguna Verde
Laguna Verde — salt lake located in the southwest High plains of Bolivia. For those who know Spanish, the name of the lake already speaks for itself — in translation, the lake is called Green Lagoon. This name appeared not just so, water here is really green. The lake is located at the foot of the licancabur volcano and the beautiful green tint of the water caused by minerals and other substances, including copper.
This chain of 6 dark blue mountain lakes Continue reading