The unique hydrological phenomenon takes place near the Polish town Wągrowiec. Two rivers – Wełna and Nielba – cross each other without having their waters mixed and continue to flow in separate beds. The researchers have once colored the water of the rivers in different colors and the paint didn’t mix.
Victoria amazornica is the largest genus of water lilies in the world. It floats in the shallow waters of the Amazon River basin. Its leaves reach up to 3 m in diameter. They can support up to 70 pounds. This giant water lily was called Victoria regia after Queen Victoria of the UK when it was discovered by explorer Robert Schomburgk in 1836.