In ancient times, 65 million years ago (the end of the age of dinosaurs), on the border between the Cretaceous and Paleogene periods, lapped the ancient Tethys ocean . which, in geologically near future had to disappear and leave behind the Mediterranean . The black and Caspian seas and the Persian Gulf. The first two are further connected by the Atlantic ocean, the latest from the Indian.
Page sections about geologic processes in the Atlantic ocean and the seas of the Atlantic .
Sea Atlantic area
Archipelagos and underwater ridges of the Atlantic
The formation of the Strait of Gibraltar and the Mediterranean sea (5 million years BP)
The Strait of Gibraltar that separates Morocco from Spain, is only 15 km width. Perhaps the flooding of the plains by the ocean between Africa and Europe and is reflected in the ancient Greek myth of Debelyanovo the flood that supposedly happened in “ancient Greece”*, namely in the district of Dodon and of the river of Aheloy [I think it was near the Caucasus, and then we can talk about the Black sea]. There is another myth, that the rocks of Gibraltar and Ceuta opened Hercules.
The breakthrough of the Ocean through the Gibraltar – perhaps the work of man.
Kondratov A. Atlantis Tethys sea. Exposure.
Leonardo da Vinci on the levels and currents of the seas. Continue reading
As a rule, in the aquarium there are two kinds of marine aquariums. The first type – for keeping and breeding fish, and the second (reef) corals and other invertebrates, the functions of which are very demanding to such conditions as the water quality and light levels.
To properly run marine aquarium, you need to:
To consider in detail the decoration.
– Set the aquarium on a flat surface and mount the main part of the scenery. Please note that you do not need to cover the soil and stones.
– Then connect the filter with the filler, but not to include it, then be sure to earth the tank (placing a titanium electrode so that all the time he was in the water). To avoid failure of the charge connecting the grounding a qualified electrician.
– Now in the aquarium must be filled with ordinary tap water, and allow it to stand for 6-24 hours, after which the water is completely drained. Moreover, if during the manufacturing any parts-components were used aquarium chemicals to the water should be kept longer.
– Then, if the aquarium is less than 200 liters, fill with fresh water up to 3/4 full, if the aquarium is larger and its volume is more than 500 litres – at 4/5 of its volume.
To remove the water contained in various substances vrednaja fish, you can add a special aquarium conditioning. Continue reading
Sharm El Sheikh is one of the most popular resorts in Egypt located on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. The main reason alluring in this place tourists from all over the world – Red sea, blue water is amazingly clear and year-round warmth. And it was on the beaches in Sharm El-Sheikh tourists spend most of their holiday. There are a few simple rules that will allow You to fully enjoy a meeting with the inhabitants of the red sea without any threat to the health and memories.
However, due to the fact that the land on which there is this Egyptian resort. it is considered a Holy, the rest of our compatriots there may be some misunderstandings with the Egyptian authorities. You may also experience problems with their health. Because the Red sea in Sharm El Sheikh is literally stuffed with a variety of corals, exotic fish and jellyfish, not all of which are safe for humans.
Let’s more in detail consider these moments for every visitor armed with knowledge and was ready to do rash actions. In the end, your vacation should not be marred and nothing should bring you only positive emotions.
First,what I would like to warn: the collection and export of corals or shells, even found on the Bank, is prohibited by Egyptian law. The penalty for this is not small – up to $ 1000. Also you will not be able to leave Egypt until the investigation is over, and you have a passport stamped, prohibiting you here more to go. Better buy the same sea food in the appropriate store. In the end it will be cheaper. Continue reading