Earth: Heaven and depth

This photo paper is a journey from the lower stratosphere to the very depths of the Mariana Trench.


African vulture (lat. Gyps rueppellii) can be called an astronaut bird kingdom, because he is able to rise to unattainable for his fellow 11,277 meter height. There are several cases of bird collisions with passenger aircraft.

9829 meters.

Cruising altitude of passenger aircraft.

9440 meters.

At this altitude, hard-boiled egg boil for 18 minutes. 33 sec.

8848 meters.

Mount Everest, Himalayas - the highest mountain in the world. Altitude: 8848 meters.

8611 meters.

Mountain top Chogori, Asia (Eng. The name K2).

7924 meters.

"Death Zone» (Death Zone): at an altitude of 7924 meters in the air does not contain enough oxygen to sustain human life.

6962 meters.

The volcano of Aconcagua, South America.

6096 meters.

Boil an egg boiled for 8 min. 30 sec.

6193 meters.

Mount McKinley, North America.

5893 meters.

Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa.

5642 meters.

Volcanic Mount Elbrus, Russia - the highest peak in Russia and Europe.

4892 meters.

Vinson Massif, Antarctica.

4884 meters.

Mount Puncak Jaya, New Guinea. The highest peak of the island.

4267 meters.

The oxygen content in the atmosphere is not more than 20, 9%.

3490 meters.

Lhasa, Tibet.

3048 meters.

Boil an egg boiled for 5 min. 12 sec.

2835 meters.

Geographic South Pole.

1609 meters.

Denver, USA.

800-1500 meters.

Cumulus clouds, also called low (Cumulus).

828 meters.

Burj Khalifa (Burj Khalifa), United Arab Emirates - the tallest building in the world.

553 meters.

Tower CN Tower (CN Tower), Canada was the tallest building in the world until the construction of the Burj Khalifa.

443 meters.

Empire State Building (Empire State Building), New York, USA.

305 meters.

At this altitude, hard-boiled egg boil in just 3 minutes. 37 seconds

138, 7 meters.

Pyramid of Cheops (aka The Great Pyramid of Khufu and the Pyramid), Egypt.

110.6 meters.

Rocket Saturn 5.

93 meters.

Statue of Liberty, New York, USA.

45 meters.

An offshore oil platform "Deepwater Horizon» (Deepwater Horizon).

0 meters.

Arkhangelsk, Russia.

-42 Meters.

Recreational diving (diving for recreation) passes at depths not exceeding the mark of 42 meters.

-123 Meters

Record the depth of immersion apnea. This record was set in 2004, a diver from Monaco Frollo Pierre (Pierre Frolla).

-150 Meters

Continental shelf.

0-200 meters.

Epipelag zone epipelaga (EPIPELAGIC). Sunlight penetrates present phytoplankton photosynthesis.

-200-1000 Meters.

Mezopelag zone mezopelaga (Mesopelagic), also called "Twilight» (Twilight Zone).

-330 Meters.

Record the depth of immersion with equipment (scuba - diving). This record was set by the French scuba diver Pascal Bernabe (Pascal Bernabé

in 2005.

-533 Meters.

Pressure of 50 atmospheres.

-600 Meters.

The maximum possible depth of immersion using atmospheric diving suit.

-900 Meters.

Rays of sunlight can not penetrate to a depth of over 900 meters

-1000-4000 Meters.

Bathyal, bathyal zone (bathyal zone) also known as "Midnight Zone» (midnight zone), which do not penetrate the rays of sunlight.

-1066 Meters.

Pressure 100 atm. Maximum depth of the Soviet nuclear submarine class «Mike».

-1600 Meters.

The depth of the Grand Canyon, USA.

-1800 Meters.

"Deep Sea» («Deep Sea») - the bottom layer of water located between the thermocline (thin but distinct aqueous layer, where there is a sharp change in water temperature) and the bottom.

-1850 Meters.

At depths of over 1800 meters inhabit the world's largest shellfish - colossal squid (Mesonychoteuthis hamiltoni). These creatures have huge eyes (27 cm), powerful teeth on the tentacles and impressive size (in 2010 on one of the beaches of the coast of Japan has thrown 109 2 pound colossal squid length of 3, 4 meters in 2007, fishermen caught in Antarctic waters 10 meter colossal squid, which weighed 494 kilograms).

-2134 Meters.

Comfortable immersion depth for most shark species is considered to be 2134 meters. This rule is knocked Portuguese shark that can dive to 3,700 meters.

-3000 Meters.

Sperm whale - a true champion for deep sea diving among mammals: it is able to dive to a depth of 3,000 meters and stay under water for more than 30 minutes. Dead Paste to show size)).

-3682 Meters.

The average depth of the oceans is 3,682 meters.

-3750 Meters.

The wreckage of the Titanic are buried at a depth of 3750 meters. The bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.

-5000 Meters.

Abyssal (Abyssal zone) - the largest area of ​​marine glubin.Harakterizuetsya lack of daylight, low mobility and low water temperature (+ 2C). The brightest representative of the abyssal zone can be called Crookshanks and monkfish, the body is able to withstand pressures up to 775 atm.

-8605 Meters.

The bottom of the 8605-meter chute Tonga coast of Puerto Rico is considered the deepest point of the Atlantic Ocean.

-10,971 M.

Mariana Trench - the maximum depth of ocean on the planet Earth. Depth: 10,971 feet.


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