Nicknamed the “Spanish Maldives” and “Galician Chernobyl” toxic lake Monte Neme blue water has become popular with tourists. Reported by the Daily Mail.
The lake is located in the Galicia region and was formed in place of the tungsten mines of the First and Second World wars. Raw materials from the mine was used to manufacture light bulbs and hardening steel.
The pond is still toxic and is surrounded by mounds containing heavy metals, such as tungsten and lead. They fall in the water and can be dangerous to humans. Swim in the lake complained of irritation of eyes and skin. While there are no signs prohibiting swimming and warning of its potential dangers, on the shore of the lake.
Monte Neme became popular among tourists who come to the lake for a beautiful shot. One of the Spanish stars Instagram after swimming in the lake began vomiting, and skin rash appeared.
Authorities warn that prolonged or repeated bathing can lead to more serious consequences.
Lake Monte Neme already being compared to “Siberian tropical Paradise” — the ash lagoon with turquoise water, which drained waste with CHP-5 in Novosibirsk.
Earlier in July, the territory of CHP-5 has increased its security — there is a posted guard, who will be at the facility 24 hours a day in connection with the become frequent cases of penetration to the production facility.
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