Salt mountain

Published April 09, 2017

Salt mountain

In the south-west of Tajikistan, in 22 km from the city of Kulob, over the wide valley formed by the confluence of the rivers and Yakhsu Khizilsu worth salt mountain Khoja-Mumin. The height of the mountain is almost 900 meters. It can be seen for dozens of kilometers. Salt mountain has long been known to the surrounding population, which has been producing salt for their needs on its slopes...

Egyptian papyrus

Published April 09, 2017

Egyptian papyrus

In 1965, an Australian researcher Doug Seaton in the mountains of Australia's south-eastern part of the Peninsula York found real art gallery. Among the many rock carvings most attention of scientists predisposed the plants, which are very reminiscent of Egyptian papyrus...

The mummy

Published April 09, 2017

The mummy

There is a very interesting puzzle associated with Australia. In February 1964, in the valley of the Jordan was found the mummy some woman buried somewhere in the late 10th century. The mummy is well preserved. Imagine that scientists were surprised when the analysis showed that the mummy is preserved by... eucalyptus oil! Yes, eucalyptus oil...

Map of Antarctica

Published April 09, 2017

Map of Antarctica

Amazing mystery were two extraordinary geographical map of Antarctica, discovered in the 19th century in the archives of the Turkish admiral Piri Reis. A map of Antarctica, whose author is Reis, dated 1513 year, made on the skin of a gazelle. She quite correctly shows Antarctica, which, as is known, opened in 1820, as well as the Atlantic coast of Europe, Africa and America...

The Dead Sea

Published April 09, 2017

The Dead Sea

Among the sandy sun-scorched deserts of northwestern Arabia is a lake with a rather overcast name - the Dead Sea. Back in the old days, the Dead Sea caused terror in the Arabs and Greeks, who were afraid to approach him. They believed that from the bottom of its rising some deadly vapor, from which all living things around inevitably dies...

Nazca and Palenque

Published April 09, 2017

Nazca and Palenque

Citys Nazca and Palenque and their unsolved mysteries were forced to think more than one generation of scientists. What is the charm of the secrets of these ancient cities? Near the foot of the Peruvian Andes stretches the city of Nazca, and near it a surprisingly flat plot of land with a length of 60 m and a width of 2 km with a geometrically correct paved lanes, which are partly run parallel...

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