This amazing lake is located in Yellowstone National Park, USA. White Americans discovered the land recently – in 1870. Untouched piece of nature was discovered by the Governor of a state with a detachment of cavalry led by Lieutenant Dwayne. The Governor liked so much these gorgeous places, the beauty of forests, lakes and mountains that it was decided to declare them protected. The Yellowstone reserve stretched on the earth three North American States – Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.
Lake Morning Glory amazes and delights at first glance – the variety of colours that painted the bottom, absolutely unthinkable for the lake. Bright shades of turquoise, purple, yellow, green fascinate and attract.
The amazing fact is that the water in the lake from time to time tend to change color: it was a pale turquoise, like a few minutes becomes bright purple, then turns green. Where such chameleonesque quality at the lake, you ask? Everything is explained simply – in the Lake Morning Glory live bacteria that change colour depending on water temperature.
Fairy lake is small in size, but its depth is about 2200 meters. In cooler weather, it is always the vapor that creates the illusion of a magical image, resembling Continue reading
Amazing lake Hamilton Pool (Texas, USA)
37 km West of Austin (Texas, USA) is one of the most unusual and picturesque lakes in the world — Hamilton Pool (Hamilton Pool). The unusual it is that Hamilton Pool is both an underground lake and surface, flowing to the surface from under the arch stone grotto. Complements the beauty of waterfall flowing from 15-meter height.
The lake was formed thousands of years ago as a result of collapse of the limestone dome of an underground river due to massive erosion. Water underground rivers flow into the river flowing nearby Pedernales (Pedernales river), which, in turn, is a tributary of the Colorado river (Colorado).
The pool is surrounded by huge slabs of limestone, and the ceiling of the cave stalactites hanging down in places.
Until the 19th century there lived tribes of American Indians Tokawa and Apache. In 1985 a parcel of 232 acres of land on which is located this unique natural formation was purchased from private owners and declared a nature reserve — the Hamilton Pool Preserve.
To approach the lake on foot, leaving the car at the entrance to the reserve and breaking the 400-meter descent on a steep slope. In the 60-ies of the last century, the lake was a favourite place for summer recreation Continue reading
Danau Toba & Sipiso-PisoWaterfall
The Island Of Sumatra.
Off beaten tourist trails with their eternal herds of the German and Australian old ladies! Under a plane wing about something sings the green sea of the jungle, the exotic island of Sumatra. Our goal — the world’s largest volcanic lake, beautifully situated in the crater of an ancient volcano. One hundred thousand years ago, this volcano a circumference of three hundred miles a little bit exploded — so much so that hundreds of thousands of tons of ash rose into the air and for many years covered the entire planet from sunlight. Come real »nuclear winter», the famous Ice age, cause the extinction of mammoths. The fate of the primitive people and animals then living in Sumatra, one can only talk standing up and removing the headpiece. But as a result of the huge catastrophe in the history of the planet appeared, a popular cartoon about the adventures of the mammoth Manny, tiger Diego and the extraordinary beauty of the lake with the warm and clear as tear water. It rests at an altitude of 900 meters and reaches 450 m in depth. From all sides Toba is surrounded by hills, overgrown with pine, and its centre occupied the island of Samosir (Pulau Samosir Continue reading