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10 Most Dangerous Waters in the World

04-AUG-2017 17:42

    The beautiful, bewildering and mysterious relief features are the dominated features of the Earth. Earth is covered with around 71 % of water and it is one of the essential components to humans and other life forms. Here, we are giving 10 Most Dangerous Waters in the World that will definitely mesmerize and eyebrow-singeing fact for the readers who want to explore the world.

    10 Most Dangerous Waters in the World

    1. Lake Kivu

    Lake Kivu

    It is a fresh water lake, but the water of the lake contains a high gas concentration which is measured 55 billion cubic of methane at the bottom. You will be surprised to know that lake bed sits rift valley that is slowly being pulled apart, causing volcanic activity in the area which means the slightest earthquake causes a huge explosion that can evaporate people around it.

    2. Drake Passage

    Drake Passage

    It is the shortest route crossing from Antarctica to any other landmass. It is known for its convergence character because is situated in a zone of climatic transition which is characterised by icebergs, huge waves and plagued by gale-force winds. It was only known passage before the construction of Panama Canal.

    3. Rio Tinto, Portugal/Spain

    Rio Tinto, Portugal and Spain

    It is also called Red River because of its appearance. Its water is very dense (due to metal contain), highly acidic and low oxygen contain that made a home of extremophile anaerobic bacteria that dwell in the water.

    4. Boiling Lake, Dominica

    Boiling Lake, Dominica

    The water in the lake may heat up from 180 to 197 °F (82–92 °C) along the edges, but could not measure the temperature at the centre where the lake is actively boiling. It is said that this located in the vicinity of the volcano, which emits steam and gases escaping molten lava below. Swimming is prohibited here.

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    5. Horseshoe lake, USA

    Horseshoe Lake, USA

    The lake is blessed with scenic beauty, but its carbon dioxide emission from the fissures made a curse for the human who are moving around the lake.

    6. Blue Hole, Dahab

    Blue Hole Dahab

    Source: upload.wikimedia.org

    It has been drivers dream to dive on this site just like the challenge of climbing Everest or Kilimanjaro appeals to mountaineers. It is deadliest diving site in the world because this site is 400 foot deep cave and nitrogen narcosis prone.

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    7. Lake Natron, Tanzania

    Lake Natron, Tanzania

    It is one of the saltiest and most alkaline lakes of the Earth with a pH value of greater than 12. According to new research, lake appears blood-red due to bacteria and salt lake is steaming hot with temperatures that can reach up to 140 degrees Fahrenheit.

    8. Lake Michigan, United States of America

    Lake Michigan

    Source: upload.wikimedia.org

    It is acts like a Bermuda Triangle because horrible air crashes happen over lake without any reason. Some expert says that crashes happen due to sudden formation of currents.

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    9. Jacob's Well, Texas, United States of America

    Jacob Well, Texas, USA

    It's a crystal clear water lake, but one of the dangerous places dive because it descends vertically for about 30 feet (9.1 m), then continues downward at an angle through a series of silt chambers separated by narrow restrictions, finally reaching an average depth of 120 feet (37 m).

    10. Great Blue Hole, Belize

    Great Blue Hole, Belize

    Source: www.shaspo.com

    It is a giant submarine sinkhole formed by quaternary glaciations. It has become deadly and draws everything on the surface when tides come.

    In the above 10 Most Dangerous Waters in the World will give brief information why these waters are dangerous for general awareness.

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