The city stands on the shores of beautiful lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, which stretches nearly four kilometres altitude. On the shores of the lake, on floating Islands, built from reeds live the Indian tribe Aymara. They have kept the traditional way of life, customs, beliefs and traditional costumes. Not a week goes by here without some national holiday. On its banks and adjacent plateau Collao six centuries ago flourished the culture of Tiahuanaco. According to the legend the Inca, from the dark waters of the lake were the progenitors of the Inca Empire, Manco Capac and Mama Occlo. Considerable interest in this area and represent the ancient burial towers – Chullpas located in Sillustani is an ancient Indian grave in Peru.
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Puno is located in the South-Western part of the country at an altitude of 3827 meters above the sea level. Lake Titicaca is the highest lake in the world located at an altitude of 3810 m on the border of Bolivia and Peru. It is the world’s largest high-altitude navigable body of water – it is an area Continue reading
What if you pour all the tea of peace in the Great lakes? How strong it will be compared to the normal tea?
Diluted to almost homeopathic concentrations.
A standard mug of tea, as stated by the International organization for standardization in ISO 3103. contains two grams of tea per 100 ml of water 1. The volume of the Great lakes — about 22 600 cubic kilometers, which requires to achieve the same fortress 450 billion tons of tea.
According to information from the Tea Board of India (Tea Board of India) annual yield of tea is about 4.8 million tons 2. this is just 1/100 000 what is required for Great tea lake. If we vysypaem those 4.8 million tons into the lakes, you get tea, in strength equal to the bath water with two drops of tea 3. And tub, obviously, requires a three-kilogram “bags” of tea.
Better to brew tea, you need to find a lake with a capacity of 240 million cubic meters (0,24 cubic kilometers).
One of the candidates — the world’s highest mountain lake in Kashmir. Its volume changes during the year, but in winter it is almost a perfect size 4. India is the second largest supplier of tea, so the lake and conveniently located.
Lake Ullswater . located in the Lake district of England, Continue reading
Social reporting. The unique bear lake will patrol drones to stop poaching, the collection of plankton
In the Kurgan region entrepreneurs organized patrol of bear lake. Businessmen are struggling with the poachers that are mined in a unique reservoir of microscopic crustaceans. But to the locals, this craft is the only means of existence. Alexei Rebrov understood the problem.
“Here it is washed, purified, in the future – Artemia cysts. Each egg is the size of about 0.2 mm, 200 micron,” Oleg Nikiforov, Director of “NICKNAME”.
The eggs are microscopic crustaceans Artemia – the so-called cyst – a salt lake bear collected two fisheries. This nutritious plankton feed the fry. Enterprises engaged in the fishery, as required by law, only 2 weeks a year – from mid-June until July. But the poachers are operating all year round – cyst is very popular on the black market.
“This year has already occurred the precedent that illegal the announcement was published in local, petukhovsky newspaper: “looking to Buy Artemia cysts,” says Oleg Nikiforov, Director of “NICKNAME”.
In these refrigerators – 30 tons of illegally produced cysts, which was detained by the police. Damage was estimated at 10 million rubles. Now law enforcement bodies try to find the customer party. Collectors known to them – most often poachers are inhabitants Continue reading