Iceberg lake is located in Central Tien Shan, near the summit of Khan Tengri at a height of over 3,300 meters. It’s pretty big: length about four and a width of two kilometers. Surrounding the lake, the glaciers, as sentinels, guarding the path to the top proud. Their walls are so cool and steep that they are almost insurmountable obstacle for climbers. Unique lake filled with icebergs like a polar sea.
One of the travelers who visited the lake and wrote: “Icebergs, sparkling in the rays of the southern sun, were floating in the water. Ice castles and towers, covered with snow and burning sun with myriads of snow crystals, translucent caves on the surface of icebergs, hanging stalactites, playing all colors of the rainbow, created a fantastic impression. “. Some of the ice rise above the water by 10-15 feet, making the large depth of the lake. Icebergs are born, chipping or peeling from the glacier Northern Inylchek river, which descends to the lake at the bottom of the gorge.
But the amazing thing is that fall and winter water in the lake is not. It turned out that with the onset of heat one of which descends to the lake of glaciers of the Northern Inylchek river begins to drop into the valley melt water. At this time the lower end of the basin is covered Continue reading
The largest lake (or a lake system Saimaa) is located in South-Eastern Finland between the cities of Joensuu and Lappeenranta. It is a network of many interconnected ponds with a total water surface area of 4400 km². The shoreline of the pond stretches for 15 thousand kilometers. Winding rocky Islands, which form a whole 13710 lake Saimaa water and rocky mazes. The only river flowing out of the reservoir – Vuoksi, flows on the territory of Russia and flows into lake Ladoga.
Formed the lake basin water system of Saimaa as a result of active tectonic processes that formed Archean ancient Russian platform and the Baltic shield. Tectonic faults in the earth’s crust in geological time, powerful cover have been smoothed by glaciation. When the glacier retreated, the fault was quickly filled with melt water and became the bays of the ancient Yoldia sea Baltic sea, it happened about ten thousand years ago.
Isolation basin waters from lake Saimaa to the Baltic sea happened gradually, about eight thousand years ago. Water in the lakes Saimaa via river valley of Kalajoki flowed into the Gulf of Bothnia. As a result of catastrophic release of water from lake päijänne through the valley of the Kemijoki river breakout through Continue reading
Bar 89 / new York, USA
Unusual transparent bathroom stalls at Bar 89 are among the most erotic in new York. When a visitor enters the booth and pulls the lever, the door changes its color from clear to smoky purple and displays the letter “Busy”.
R-bar / Brighton, UK
Sexiest English the urinals, located in the R-bar, look like giant woman’s lips, painted bright red lipstick. Similar once ordered the company Virgin Atlantic is the urinal under the name of “Kisses” created by the Dutch Bureau “Bathroom Mania!”, but because of numerous complaints of visitors, they were left out.
Three Sisters / Amsterdam, Netherlands
In the toilet of the Dutch pub “Three sisters” reigns the sinister atmosphere of the middle Ages. Because the restaurant building is very old, and some of the details the creators decided to stylize the bygone days – for example, men’s toilet room. Visitors admit that their sometimes here really won’t do.
Sketch / London, UK
Futuristic toilet area of the London restaurant Sketch looks like a setting for a space telesave. Eight white eggs – this is not art objects, and individual toilet cubicles: four are for men, others Continue reading