8 of the most dangerous beaches in the world


The annual list of the most dangerous beaches in the world.
As it turned out, rest on the Cote d'Azur can be associated not only with the sea, sun and tan, but also with a variety of hazards, chief among which are strong currents, poisonous jellyfish, sharks and even lightning.

New Smyrna Beach, Volusia, Florida. Here, every year tourists are faced with the sharks that live in coastal waters. In 2007, shark bites injured 17 people and killed one.

Beach Hacks Point, Kent County, Maryland and the beach Beachwood West in New Jersey are at the most polluted beaches. Since 2006, these beaches do not meet the environmental standards of the United States.

The entire coast of northern Australia flooded deadly jellyfish Chironex fleckeri, better known as jellyfish-boxes. From this jellyfish burns, death occurs within a few minutes, the poison affects the lungs and heart. Over the last century it recorded 60 fatalities.

Florida beaches are dangerous partial flashes of lightning. From 1997 to 2006, 71 people were killed by lightning.

On the beaches of New Smyrna and Clearwater are often evacuated people and closed to the public. Among other things, on the beaches of Florida takes the greatest number of accidents on the water. In 2006, due to collisions of various swimming facilities killed 68 people.

2007 Brevard County beaches in Florida, too, because of the strong currents drowned 10 people.


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