Taymyr

Published May 13, 2018

Taymyr

Mysterious once was Taymyr. Although the shores of this huge peninsula were mapped in the 18th century. Participants of the Great Northern Expedition, its interior contained many secrets. In the study of the Taymyr Peninsula, many expeditions took part. One of the first was an expedition in 1928 under the leadership of A.I. Tolmachev. Scientists have reached...

Honduras

Published May 13, 2018

Honduras

The name of the country Honduras, at first glance, does not cause anything unusual. Honduras is located in Central America and occupies the northern part of the Central American isthmus. In the south, Honduras borders Nicaragua, in the west with Guatemala, in the south-west - with El Salvador; in the north and east it is washed by the Caribbean Sea...

Unusual well

Published May 13, 2018

Unusual well

An unusual well is in the village of Pokrovskoye, Mykolayiv region of Ukraine. Deep, always filled with tasty cold water, the well at times with such force draws in itself air, that it is necessary to exert uncommon force to open the lid. Sometimes, on the contrary, he pushes the air with such force that the lid on it seems to be feverish...

Lake of fountains

Published May 13, 2018

Lake of fountains

In Russia, near the city of Urzhum, there is a lake of fountains of Shaitan, which in translation means "satan", "demon". This name was given to the lake due to mysterious eruptions on the surface of huge water fountains. As scientists have established, this extraordinary phenomenon of nature depends on combustible gases...

The island of the "lost pot"

Published May 13, 2018

The island of the lost pot

In 1773 the Yakutian industrialist Ivan Lyakhov discovered a group of large islands in the Arctic Ocean. Landed on the nearest of them, he explored the island for a while. When Lyakhov left the island, after a while it turned out that one of his companions had lost his bowler there. In 1775, land surveyor Khvoykov, who was commissioned to make a plan, explored...

Underground ocean

Published May 13, 2018

Underground ocean

How many oceans are there on the globe? Well, of course, four, - everyone will answer, and some will also call the fifth - air. Nevertheless, there is another extraordinary underground ocean. On it you will not see a single wave, not a single ship. You will not even see the ocean itself, because its hydrogeologists have been discovered... under the West Siberian lowland...

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