Floating Island of Russia Drifts to Estonia

by OldSailor on June 29, 2009

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Narva_ReservoirA four hectare Russian island on the Narva Reservoir has drifted and reached the shores of Estonia on June 19.

Some interesting features of the floating island are:

  • Reason for drifting: High water levels and strong winds.
  • Impact of drifting: Buildings on the shore are likely to be damaged.

In fact many islands on the Narva Reservoir have started drifting.

View an interesting video clip: Welcome to Estonia

Read more from RIA Novosti.

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