Skip to comments.Toxic lake in Russia’s Siberia becomes selfie sensation
Posted on 07/13/2019 5:00:01 AM PDT by McGruff
Residents of a city in Siberia dont need to fly off to tropical locales for picturesque selfies taken by pristine turquoise waters. Thousands of Novosibirsk residents ranging from scantily clad women to newlyweds have been busy instagramming near a bright blue lake nicknamed the Siberian Maldives.
The lake is blue, however, as a result of a chemical reaction between toxic waste elements from a local power station, and environmentalists are warning people against coming into contact with the water.
We can compare it only with photos of the Maldives, said Sergey Griva, a local resident who visited the lake, adding hes never been to the Maldives and couldnt find it on a map.
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