Blue Pond in Japan

Absolutely blue pond is located on the island of Hokkaido (Hokkaido), which is the second largest in Japan, and is located within walking distance from the picturesque town of Bia (Biei).

Blue Pond in Japan

Hokkaido is interesting in itself, since 10% of the island is occupied by more than 20 national parks. Blue Lake can be found in 2.5 kilometers north-west of the hot springs at the foot of Platinum Tokachi, a pond located on the left bank of the river Bieygoa, south-east of the city in Hokkaido Biya. Waters got its name from the juicy, blue shades, and sticking out of the lake from wooden poles dead trees, giving it a certain charm.

Blue Pond in Japan

Pond "Blue Pond" was formed not so long ago, in 1989, after the eruption of Tokachi, then to protect against volcanic flows from the mountains of the dam was built, it's the pond was formed. The reasons why it has become such a beautiful blue and still do not know exactly, but there are suggestions that it is due to the fact that the water in the pond comes from the hot springs and rich in aluminum salts, which reflected sunlight make the water turquoise blue. Water in the pond is constantly updated at different times and from different angles it acquires different shades of blue, which gives it even more mystery and beauty.

Blue Pond in Japan

The most beautiful pond becomes a appearance it thin crust of ice and snow first, makes it look like the landscape of a distant planet. This place is quite famous, but it has gained the most popularity after the release of the operating system Mountain Lion from Apple, which had posted photos of "Blue Pond". Now, in order to witness this miracle of nature, it attracts crowds of tourists and photographers.

Blue Pond in Japan