Segunda-feira, 20 de Agosto de 2007

Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan



"Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan  is one of the largest aquariums in the world. It is located in the ward of Minato in Osaka, Japan, near Osaka Bay.

The walk-through aquarium displays several habitats in 16 tanks, along with the marine life inside them. The habitats are from the Ring of Fire and the Ring of Life areas of the Pacific Ocean. The largest tank holds 5,400 cubic metres of water and houses three whale sharks.

The tanks used in the aquarium are made of 314 tonnes of acrylic glass - roughly 1.5 times the world's annual production. The largest single pane measures six meters by five meters by thirty centimeters and weighs roughly 10 tons. At the thicknesses used, regular glass would not only be unwieldy, but would not have a desirable amount of transparency."

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