Dragon eye lake is a unique geohydromorphological phenomenon on the eastern Adriatic coast that has developed recognizable flora and fauna due to its special physical and chemical properties. It is located on the Gradina peninsula, a narrow part of the country that divides the bays of Soline and Koprishche. average height between four and twenty-four meters.Its area is approximately 10,000 square meters and the maximum measured depth is fifteen meters.The lake has no visible surface connection with the surrounding sea, but the lake and seawater penetrate through cracks and channels in porous limestone. of the unique environment Dragon Lake, with its thick lower layer of hydrogen sulfide, has been studied by many domestic and foreign scientists in recent years, often comparing the lake to the Black Sea, Framvaren Fjord in Norway or Pavin Crater Lake in France. Over the centuries, it has happened that the lake "boils" or, as scientists say, the water column overturns. This unusual natural phenomenon inspired the locals to invent various legends. One popular legend tells of a dragon that lived in a lake. He was ruthless - every year he charged a bloody fee to the most beautiful girl and the fattest sheep. Another story is about the dragon Murin, the illegitimate son of Hera and Poseidon, which you can find out when you go to visit the lake. According to this legend of the dragon Murin, if two lovers bathe in the Dragon's Eye, they will be faithful to each other for the rest of their lives, and their marriage will be blessed with eternal love and healthy children.
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