The red sea is considered one of the most beautiful water places on our planet, but also dangers for health and life in it, too, abound. I will describe the five most dangerous variants encountered personally.
The first SEA URCHINS.
Any tourist first came to the Red Sea can be faced with this problem, and on the first day and at the coast. The sea urchin is very dangerous, it is found in shallow water and the opportunity to step on it very high, very dangerous vadimony view of the needle it reaches ten inches and when it enters the body easily break down, causing severe inflammation, therefore it is advisable to use special rubber shoes.
Second – a very nice fish of LIONFISH.
This fish is very common in the Red Sea and lovers of snorkeling (swimming with a mask and snorkel) often play with them. Do not in any case impossible, it is very poisonous, physical contact with her may lead to fatal outcome even sea predators prefer to avoid this “beautiful monster”. Continue reading
Sharks of the Mediterranean sea comprise about 47 species, 16 of them reach about three meters in length, and 15 species are considered potentially dangerous to humans. Among them are the white shark, considered the most dangerous of all. In other places, she usually eats everything what is on its way, but here she was acting towards people is very peaceful, preferring tuna.
Being an inland sea of the Atlantic ocean, the Mediterranean sea is distinguished by slow circulation of water masses and, consequently, slow the rate of exchange of waters of the Mediterranean sea with the Atlantic ocean, which makes a significant contribution to the maintenance of a constant temperature year-round. This circumstance creates ideal conditions for the existence of sharks. Continue reading
The first mention of the Black sea are found in documents relating to the V century BC. It is on the Black sea, Jason and the Argonauts went to Colchis for the Golden fleece.
The ancient Greek name of the sea — Pont Aksinsky (gr. Ἄξενος Πόντος), meaning “Inhospitable sea”. It is assumed that the sea was named so because of difficulties with navigation. Later, after a successful exploration of the coast by Greek colonists, the sea became known as the Pontus Euxinus (gr. Εὔξενος Πόντος, “Hospitable sea”). Romanian Black sea Marea Neagră is called.
A characteristic feature of the Black sea is complete (except some bacteria) absence of life at depths greater than 150-200 m. the fact that the deep layers of the Black sea is saturated with hydrogen sulphide. In the scheme of currents of the Black sea there are two huge closed cycle with a wavelength of 350-400 km In honor of oceanographer Nicholas Nilovich, who first described this scheme, it was called the “Glasses of the Knipovich” Continue reading