Facilities for surface water intake
Complex structures, which serve to extract water from the source is called the water intake. Depending on the source water supply intake structures are distinguished: a) coastal; b) run-of-river; b)…

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The most beautiful Gothic cathedrals.
Aachen Cathedral – one of the Imperial cathedrals of Germany, which for centuries were crowned monarchs to reign. He began his history of about 800 years, when king Charlemagne ordered…

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30 meter high earth mound at White lake was built by the giants?

Thirty meters cyclopean constructions of earthworks in the city of Belozersk of the Vologda region of the imagination of people still

If the Arab Ambassador arrived in the capital of Bulgaria a bit earlier, he could see the giant was still alive, but shortly before the visit of Ibn Fadlan, the man-giant had to kill because of his evil and violent temper. Held him on the outskirts of the city chained to a tree, fed meat wild birds and animals that he with appetite ate straight raw. Curious I went to watch the giant not only from the capital of Bulgaria, but even from remote villages of this country, and for a long time the sight was one of the main entertainments of the people. However, after the children were fainting from the terrible antics of a giant, and pregnant women were having miscarriages from his terrible roar, the giant Tsar was killed.

Most importantly — Ahmed Ibn Fadlan says in his memoirs that the giant was brought to Bulgaria from the far North, from the country of the PISG, where many fur-bearing animals, forests and lakes. Modern sources consider it “the land of the PISG” the area of White lake and its environs, where in ancient times lived the people of the PISG, or the entire (current Veps). What giants lived a thousand years ago within the borders of the Vologda region? How the message is Ibn Fadlan is true? Continue reading

Facilities for surface water intake

Complex structures, which serve to extract water from the source is called the water intake. Depending on the source water supply intake structures are distinguished:

a) coastal;

b) run-of-river;

b) reservoir;

d) lacustrine;

d) marine.

According to the degree of stationarity of the intakes are divided into stationary and non-stationary (floating, travelling). By purpose are divided into technical and drinking. Duration of operation – permanent and temporary. Technological and design features – bucket, power, combined, etc. By location of receiving waters – coastal and bed. The required reliability of water supply in accordance with the instructions of SNiP II-31-74. The performance of small (less than 1 m 3 /h), medium (from 1 to 6 m 3 /h) and large (more than 6 m 3 /h). Continue reading

The Mystery Of Stonehenge

Stonehenge (Engl. Stonehenge, lit. “stone henges”) — a UNESCO world heritage stone megalithic structure (cromlech) on Salisbury plain in Wiltshire (England). Is about 130 km South-West of London.

A gigantic construction of Stonehenge is the stone Enigma in the very center of Europe, called this amazing monument is one of the researchers Dr. Omlor Trever. This ancient building, situated in England, Now archaeologists agreed that this architectural monument built in three stages between 3500 and 1100 BC

Stonehenge is a system of concentric circles with a diameter of more than a hundred meters, delineated the shafts, holes and large stones-megaliths. The stone blocks form the arches, which served as a perfect indicator of the world.

A circular ditch with two rooms, probably served as a cemetery. In a circle along the outer shaft located 56 small funeral “Aubrey holes”, named after John Aubrey, who first described them in the XVII century. To the North-East of the entrance to the ring was huge, seven-Heel stone. Continue reading