Our city Odessa is located on the best sea in the world. There are living animals that can’t cause great harm, it’s just not natural cataclysms.
Lovingly the black sea washes the shores of Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey and Georgia. It is connected with other seas through the Bosphorus and Dardanelles and the sea of Azov – Kerch Strait.
Our sea is not too big (in the world), but that is not the last place. With a total area of 422 000 km from North to South the sea stretches for 580 km and from East to West 1150 km, the biggest depth – 2210 m, the average – 1240 m.
The length of the coast around the Black sea – 3400 km Into the sea fall into 3 major rivers: the Danube, Dniester, Dnieper.
Known than the Black sea?
First, one of its exclusive feature is the total absence of life at depths greater than 150-200 m (although there are a few anaerobic bacteria), due to the fact that at this depth the water is saturated with hydrogen sulphide. Continue reading
Today is the international Black sea day. A few Crimeans know that the sea in which they so love to swim, listening to the sound of waves, breathe the sea breeze, in many ways unique. We offer you a selection of interesting facts about the Black sea.
1 – Mountains around the Black sea are constantly rising, and the sea itself increases. And if the mountains grow only a few inches per century, sea occurs on land with a speed of 20-25 cm over 100 years. Some ancient cities had already disappeared at the bottom of the sea.
2 – Among planktonic algae found in the Black sea, there is a very unusual view nochesvetka. She has the ability to Postretirement, and because of it in August, the Black sea is sometimes lit.
3 – the Only mass shark inhabiting the Black sea prickly shark Katran. He is afraid of people and rarely comes to shore. The only danger to humans represent the dorsal fins of crambe with large poisonous spikes. Continue reading
I will begin with the sharks.
the sand shark reaching a length of 4.3 m, from the squad lunoobraznye. Common in tropical coastal waters of all continents, this shark everywhere behaves quite peacefully and only sand sharks Africa has a bad reputation of man-eaters.
Silver shark (Carcharhinus albimarginatus). Reaches 3M in length with a weight of 160kg. Potentially dangerous: one unprovoked attack on a swimmer.
Blacktip shark (Carcharhinus few). Length 2.5 m, weighs 120kg. Attacks on humans do happen, but none of them serious injuries not ended.
Oceanic, the oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) . Around 3.5-4m in length with a weight of 170 kg. Most of the victims of the shipwreck in the open ocean on her conscience.
Korotkoplodnyh Mako shark (Isurus oxyrhinchus) . This is the fastest of all the sharks. Reach a length of 3.2-3.8 m with a maximum weight kg. Considered one of the most dangerous to humans.
Giant hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran) . Is 6.1 m and weigh 450 kg. Several dozen cases of attacks on people,including lethal.
Whale shark (Rhincodon typus) . Up to 18m in length and a weight of 15t or more. Feeds on plankton and is completely harmless. Continue reading