Jellyfish Lake In Pacific Archipelago Of Palau


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In the tropical Pacific archipelago of Palau is located one of their extraordinary lakes in the world, is a paradise for jellyfish, as on the very small area of 0,057 km2 inhabited by a great variety of jellyfish, of which there are more than 15 million. Because they have no enemies here, so they live and enjoy life. This lake is called as Lake Jellyfish. Jellyfish Lake is small in size – 460 meters long and 160 meters wide, the depth of the unique lake is 50 meters. The lake was formed over 12 million years ago, when as a result of the collision of two tectonic plates on the border with the ocean basin was formed, in which the pores in the limestone leaked not only to salt water but also some small marine life, including jellyfish. Predatory fish is not able to penetrate through such small pores.

Jellyfish Lake In Pacific Archipelago Of Palau

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