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Grand Canyon of the river was covered with fog

covered with fogGorge of the Grand Canyon in the United States filled with fog. This is a rare phenomenon that occurs once every 10 years.

While the United States fought for cheap goods in the Black Friday, the tourists decided to visit the Grand Canyon in Arizona, USA, we’re able to see the unique beauty of the spectacle. Because of a rare natural phenomenon of the river canyon filled with fog. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on December 2, 2013 in Mysterious, Nature


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The glaciers of Antarctica found the valley of the size of the Grand Canyon

Grand CanyonBritish scientists have exposed a giant rift valley by glaciers in western Antarctica. Their findings were available in the scientific journal Nature. Experts believe that the fault is 1.6 kilometers deep and the size of the U.S. Grand Canyon may be related to high rates of ice melting in the region.

The deepening of the crust is located under the glacier Farrago, which stretches for 28 kilometers to the Gulf Eltanina in the Bellingshausen Sea in the western Antarctic. The discovery was made by scientists using radar that can penetrate thick ice at a distance of approximately 2.5 thousand kilometers. The region before the study was visited by explorers only once – in 1961.
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