In the late 17th century Peter the great, meaning “to be firmly on the Azov and Black seas”, has a boatload of “Fortress” to explore the shores of the Black sea. Sailors measured the depth and made sketches of the coastline. Thus was made the first Russian map of the Black sea. Although, according to historians, the geography of the Black sea was well known to the ancient Greeks. They laid here the trade routes and built beautiful cities.
The black sea is an inland sea, belonging to the basin of the Atlantic ocean. With the ocean this body of water through the channels sequentially connects the Marmara, Aegean and Mediterranean seas. Over the Atlantic, and originate those cyclones, which bring the black bad weather. Through the narrow Straits hindered the water exchange between the seas and so the tides on the black sea coast is virtually invisible. Only occur under the action of strong winds and wind-effected processes can raise or lower the water level 30 cm On the North-East of the shallow Kerch Strait links the Black sea with the sea of Azov.
The radiant variety of its shades from blue to emerald-blue sea in all languages of the world is called “black”. The sea on the map resemble an oval, stretching from West to East on the 1150 km and from North to South nearly 580 km Severskoe location between the extreme southern point of the Crimea and the Turkish coast, which are separated by only 228 km maximum depth of 2210 m. the sea Continue reading
These creepy deep sea monsters very rarely catch the eye of people, so there is nothing surprising in the fact that we come in horror, once they accidentally leave their native ocean depths.
Here is a picture of the extraordinary two-headed Dolphin, whose body was discovered recently on one of the Turkish beaches. “At first I did not understand, just couldn’t believe my eyes. I never even heard about these dolphins, even ever imagined I’d see it with my own eyes. I admit, I was absolutely amazed by this spectacle,” says sports trainer Turgul Metin.
Dolphin was discovered a year-old calf with a length of about one meter. “These dolphins are a rare breed, like Siamese twins in humans,” says the expert from the University of AK Deniz, Mehmet Gokoglu.
This Dolphin is one of the many amazing marine finds. Here are some more creatures added to the list of such “surprises” for the last time.
1. Whale shark
The Chinese fisherman who pulled in this “super fish” was so proud of his prey, that immediately tied it to his truck and drove to the market. Of course, he never thought that his catch – a rare Vierumaki shark. Continue reading
Lilies. Lilies are children of the sun. At least five hours a day they should be under his warming rays, to show all its beauty. Individual flowers remain open for three to five days and then once again go under the water. For a good development of the water lilies need a minimum area of 1-2 m 2 of water surface per plant. Dwarf varieties can be satisfied with a smaller area. When purchasing plants to follow the rule: better fewer, but better. If the water lilies will not be enough space, they will not bloom. Purchased water lilies need to be planted in the ground or storing in a shady moist place. However, they do not tolerate prolonged exposure to moisture. Before planting, check the state of the rhizome — whether it damage.
Azolla fern. Homeland azolly — subtropical America. Azolla, duckweed, floating on the water surface and hangs down roots to extract water from their nutrients. The plant is attractive with its whimsical leaves, like velvet moss. Color is not as bright as that of duckweed. Despite strong growth, it is quite suitable for a garden pond.
Aponogeton dvuhgolosyj. Lit areas this plant produces amazing flowers that will adorn your collection of aquatic plants. White spicate inflorescence smell of vanilla, it is bilobed and blooms all summer. If tuberous rhizome of this plant will not freeze, which can be avoided by vyrashivaniem in containers and wintering indoors in the summer it will bring you much joy. Bright green broadly linear leaves float on the water surface, reaching lengths of over 10 cm Continue reading