Kalyazin, founded in 1134 on the Volga River north of Moscow, was flooded during the 1940 creation of the Uglich Reservoir. While most of the town was relocated to higher ground, the bell tower of the Makaryevsky monastery stayed behind
The steeple of a century church in Lago di Resia, or Lake Reschen, near the Italian border with Austria and Switzerland. The lake was created in July of In winter, when the water freezes, the steeple is accessible by foot.
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A cow walks through water in front of the submerged St. Nicholas Church in Mavrovo Lake, Republic of Macedonia. The church was intentionally flooded in during the creation of an artificial lake designed to supply water to a local power plant;