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On the geysers can be viewed through Internet

April 21 2008

In Kronotsky Nature Reserve on the Kamchatka Peninsula will be installed video cameras, image which will be broadcast live over the Internet.

The reserve was the winner in a competition of small grants WWF "Nature Reserves and National Parks of Russia." Direction of the Reserve provided for the competition project installation of cameras in the area's most beautiful and inaccessible areas of the Valley, the image of which will be transmitted to the visitor center, located in the Valley and an office building of the reserve in the town of Yelizovo, the press service of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF).

High prices on helicopter flights do Kronotsky Reserve and its jewel - the Valley of Geysers - inaccessible. Installing video cameras and removing pictures in the online mode will allow anyone who wishes, regardless of age, health and financial situation to see how the geysers and what is happening in the Valley of Geysers is now.

"Last year, a landslide destroyed part of the excursion of infrastructure, in particular the bridge over the River Hot Spring. Stop the passage to the observation deck, with a view of the geyser field of stained glass and the largest geyser giant - said the director of Kronotsky reserve Olga Dakhno - Organization of CCTV, will allow without causing damage to natural complexes show guests reserve a unique stained glass and Giant geysers and Avery with the most successful point of observation. "

This project is technically difficult and very expensive, but reserve has already acquired some necessary equipment. In accordance with the plans Kronotsky Reserve and WWF in September this year will be held the first experimental broadcast images of the Valley of Geysers in real time, RIA PrimaMedia.

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