Beijing goes underground

The terrible environmental problem of Beijing lies underground: sinking metropolis. Excessive pumping of groundwater causes the ground beneath the city to collapse, according to a new study. Scientists have studied satellite images, which show that Beijing, and in particular the central business district of the capital, sags every year by 11 cm. The study warns… Read more Beijing goes underground

One of the largest underground cities found in Turkey

In the region of Cappadocia, archaeologists have found perhaps the largest underground city in Turkeyin dangerous times in his tunnels could hide thousands of people. Inside were equipped with air shafts, canals, churches and even wineries. According to preliminary estimates, the city can be a third more than Derinkuyu the largest of the excavated earlier… Read more One of the largest underground cities found in Turkey

Riddles underground Crimea

Crimea- peninsula of mysteries and secrets. Today we go on a journey into the very core of Crimean mysticism – in local caves, which are famous worldwide for its stories and legends. In their depths with strange plants roam giant rats and cockroaches transparent. From time to time among the stalactites and stalagmites appear ghostly… Read more Riddles underground Crimea

Crimea go underground

Geologists are sounding the alarm, warning that the Crimea is slowly but surely “go” underground. Prone to seismic activity, the peninsula this year experienced a small earthquake, but is increasingly becoming a landslide. The fact that Crimea is located at the peak of the collapses, told experts of the Institute of Telecommunications and Global Information… Read more Crimea go underground

Discovered underground sea

Geologists have exposed a enormous underwater lake in Namibia, which could have a major impact on the development of one of the majority arid regions of Africa. It is estimated that the pond can provide water to the north of the country for 400 years. Currently, agriculture in the region is limited to areas adjacent… Read more Discovered underground sea