Lake Hamilton Pool (Hamilton Pool) is located in Texas, near the city of Austin. This is one of the most unusual lakes in the world and it’s underground and surface at the same time. Part of the lake goes under the arch stone grotto from which flows a beautiful waterfall. Unique lake the owners carefully maintain the nature reserve Hamilton Pool Preserve.
37 km West of Austin (Texas, USA) is one of the most unusual and picturesque lakes in the world – Hamilton Pool (Hamilton Pool). The singularity of it is that it 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
Hamilton pool, or better won’t translate on Russian language its name, Hamilton Pool is small, its area is about one square kilometer. That is, compared to our Pleshcheevo lake is a puddle.
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At all times the lake helped a person to survive in the harsh realities of the outside world.
They always were and are now important sources of fresh water and protein, they create a unique favourable microclimate and tissue.Large and small lakes are important links in the global ecosystem of the Earth. Freshwater lakes not only accumulate significant amounts of fresh water, but also provide relatively easy access to it.
Lakes are bodies of water in the hollows of the land, which are called basins. They are not included in the system of the world ocean .
In lakes, according to the latest data, contains approximately 95 thousand km 3 of water, which is 0.26% of all freshwater reserves on the planet and 0.007% of all water of the Earth.
Lake delight us with its diversity. They can be deep and shallow, freshwater and saline, with a rich fauna and flora and «dead» … However, at closer look we see that unlike, at first sight, each other of the reservoirs a lot in common. The study of lakes deals with the science of Limnology (from the Greek. lmn — lake, pond and logos — the word, the doctrine). Considering the most significant and important factors, this science offers us organize Continue reading
On the exit of the Teletskoye lake was special to say the least. Well, first of all, the weather all weekend +11+16 and torrential rains. Secondly, the place of our overnight stay were changed every day. I especially remember the second night on the basis of «Koldor” if very briefly – we have felt that such a local flavor, in every sense of the word. Well, we got there but as the Germans – a mystery. Early in the morning – so a German, took on breast 50gr. vodka and into the lake. But as he shone the eyes after all the offense. Here it is mother Russia, in all its glory greets foreign guests.
Thirdly, who do You think agreed to this?
Marina Startseva, Volzhenin Denis, Nikolay Krainov, Eugene Sablin and Arthur from the city of Kogalym – for which they were awarded more than seen under water. Let’s start with the fact that the temperature under water at 30m. – +7 above 15m +11. All dives took place not less than 50min. And each time, plunging into cold, dark, yet enticing lake water on brutal walls, steep underwater cliffs, crevices, sandy and silty slopes we waited for the burbot. They had the same languid look, but more friendly. The number of meeting us Nalimov from 1 to six for one dive.
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