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Author Topic: Strange structures - jutting into the sea - off Sochi Beaches  (Read 241 times)

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So what ARE they ?  They have steps up to a semi covered platform ....






I know - but interested in your ideas

Clue .. they are not breakwaters




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Re: Strange structures - jutting into the sea - off Sochi Beaches
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2019, 08:56:36 AM »
Future water-level service patios when the sea level rises (global warming).

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Re: Strange structures - jutting into the sea - off Sochi Beaches
« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2019, 09:02:29 AM »
 :)

They are NOT recently built and sea level rises are not why they were built ... ;)

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Re: Strange structures - jutting into the sea - off Sochi Beaches
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2019, 12:35:55 PM »
So what ARE they ?  They have steps up to a semi covered platform ....






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Clue .. they are not breakwaters

They aren't docks?
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Re: Strange structures - jutting into the sea - off Sochi Beaches
« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2019, 07:37:29 PM »
these are common in the Black Sea and not just Sochi...
here's the one that was 300 meters from where I used to live in Sevastopol
fisherman used it and teenage boys dove from the top
« Last Edit: June 22, 2019, 07:46:34 PM by krimster2 »
вы думаете, что любой из этих людей, даже российских, подозревает, что я русский?

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Re: Strange structures - jutting into the sea - off Sochi Beaches
« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2019, 12:30:47 AM »
Not docks, 'Beel' and not the structure Krim has posted, either ! ;)

There ARE many structures that - like a crane on a 'monorail' - are used to drop small boats into the sea - beyondbreaking waves ... but thet's not what's going on here !


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Re: Strange structures - jutting into the sea - off Sochi Beaches
« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2019, 04:37:31 AM »
From an article posted re the winter Olympics at Sochi in 2014 ..

"Her nipples are covered with two silver stars; topless sunbathing in Russia is not permitted" ..

There ain't half some guff written about Russia ;)


These structures were built for 'Sanatoria' to permit single-sex nude sunbathing .. 





Until recently, ( last summer ) these Sanatoria could ban or charge the general public for access - now the access to these beaches are free and fencing that stopped public access are gone.








The photo - below - is taken from the sea-side Pearl Hotel and shows our district ( Svetlana) on the right side of the photo ... I can tell it is c.2012/ 3 as our house does not exist, yet ..

The building most to the left ( north) below is the most southerly in the image above)















 

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