Aug 3, 2014
A mysterious lake appeared in the Tunisian desert, creating a makeshift beach in the arid region. Since the discovery of the reservoir local shepherds was not provided any explanation as to how this lake suddenly appeared in the wilderness.
Authorities warn that the water that was originally released on the surface of the crystal clear, has become dull green, began to meet seaweed. Swimming in the lake can be dangerous to health, but the Tunisians could not deny myself the pleasure to cool in 40-degree heat. Residents of nearby towns staged an impromptu beach and enjoy swimming in the lake mysteriously arisen. No official explanation for the appearance of the lake has not been given. Part geologists believe that the seismic activity, possibly freeing the groundwater, but not all agree with them, reports The Independent. According to local authorities, the volume of the reservoir may be one million cubic meters, distributed over an area of over one hectare, with a depth of ten to 18 meters.
This is a 7 of 10 factor, the dropping of the African Plate creates a drop in elevation for Tunisia. And this has happened before! March 10, 2012.
Why would land along the coastline of Tunisia be drawn down as Africa rolls? As Africa tears away, dropping to the south, the Mediterranean floor loses support. We have explained how the coastline of Algeria will lose 12 feet in elevation as a result of the African roll, as the border of the African Plate slices across the coastline there.