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Chebarkul’

 

a city under oblast jurisdiction and the administrative center of Chebarkul’ Raion, Cheliabinsk Oblast, RSFSR; situated on the shore of Lake Chebarkul’. The city has a railroad station, 78 km southwest of Cheliabinsk. Industry includes metallurgy, machine repair, fish processing, and the production of clothing. Cherbarkul’ also has a confectionery factory and a poultry farm; and there are sanatoriums and houses of rest near the city.


Chebarkul’

 

a lake in Cheliabinsk Oblast, RSFSR. Lake Chebarkul’ occupies an area of 19.8 sq km. It is located on the eastern slopes of the Southern Urals, at an elevation of 320 m. The lake is fed by various sources, with snow predominating. The water level does not vary by more than 1.25 m; it reaches its height in June. The lake freezes over in the first half of November, and the ice breaks up in May. The Koelga River of the Ob’ basin flows out of Chebarkul’. The shores of the lake are picturesque and are the site of a number of sanatoriums and houses of rest. The city of Chebarkul’ is also situated on the lake.

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After an 8-month salvage effort, divers finally brought a giant fragment of the Chelyabinsk meteorite up from the murky bottom of Russia's Lake Chebarkul.
The fragment lifted from the bed of Chebarkul Lake in the Chelyabinsk Region weighed about 600 kilograms (1,323 pounds) before it cracked into three pieces during the recovery operation.
Although a hole in the ice of Lake Chebarkul, southwest of Chelyabinsk, had made clear where the meteorite landed, it took seven months of searching and a detailed sonar analysis to pinpoint its location, at a depth of about 40 feet and covered by about 8 feet of silt.
Yesterday, scientists recovered what could be the largest part of the meteor from Chebarkul Lake outside the city.
A team from the Institute of Geology and Mineralogy (IGM) in Novosibirsk have analysed fragments of the meteorite, the main body of which fell to the bottom of the Chebarkul Lake near Chelyabinsk on February 15 this year.
Pero hay gente que tiene miedo de acercarse a este claro del lago Chebarkul ya que creen que el bolido pudo haber traido desde el espacio cosmico algunos microbios ajenos al organismo humano.