Death Valley, Kamchatka, Russia
Being here for a long time fatal. The reason is the high concentration of toxic gases, mainly hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide, carbon disulfide and others.
Kronotsky reserve — a place of natural origin, plays a big role in the history of the flora and fauna of the Russian Federation. On its territory, thanks to the skillful actions of employees and scientists have been preserved such rare species as: reindeer, snow sheep, sea otter. Also here since ancient times it is a struggle for the preservation of rare plants such as fir graceful.
This place is known for its many attractions such as volcanoes, lakes, geysers, but a special role in the popularity of this reserve played an interesting and still a strange sight — Death Valley in Kamchatka. We’ll talk in this article about this miracle.
In general, the history of this place begins long before the time when it was discovered. The creator of this valley — not a man, but the nature with its sometimes ruthless and inexplicable phenomena: volcanic eruptions, boiling lava, minerals and gases that are in the bowels of the earth. It is a land of paradoxes, the land on which there is a place not only of life, but death as an inseparable part of it.
The official history of Death Valley in Kamchatka begins much years after the appearance of the reserve. For a long time, calculated in years, no one knew about it, although it is in the immediate vicinity of the famous Valley of Geysers, which is revered and loved, both scientists and tourists.
It’s funny, but the fact that in those distant Soviet times, one of the expeditions, the main task of which was to study the nature reserve. They camped quite close to this miracle of nature. Their path led from the geysers to Uzon. Scientists have spent several years in the vicinity of the deadly valley. A total of some 300 meters.