SmalĺV (nyása) is a lake located in East Central Africa. The lake is elongated in a direction from North to South, and has a length of about 560 km. the Maximum depth of the lake is 706 m. the Height of the lake above sea level 472 meters, the water surface area of approximately 31 000 sq. km.
When David Livingstone (David Livingstone), during his next expedition to Africa, discovered Lake Malawi, he asked the local fishermen about the name of this impressive body of water. To which they replied – “Nyasa”. Livingstone called it the lake, unaware that the word “Nyasa” in the language of the local people and means “lake”. Nyanza – so still call Africans in Tanzania and Mozambique to this day.
The Northern and Eastern shores of lake Malawi with steep shelf poorly developed, but the southern and Western coasts have gently sloping shores. Shoreline of the lake in its landscape can be divided into three types. Approximately one third of the coast is rocky, the remaining part is represented by sandy beaches. The third type of marshy land, overgrown with reeds, located in the mouths of the rivers flowing into the lake rivers. From lake Malawito the South flows the river Shire, where it goes about 20% of the water volume of the lake, and the main loss of water – about 80 % fall on surface evaporation. Continue reading
Lake associated with us dark blue depth of the river with clear blue and the beaches – with Golden sand. However there are places on Earth where you can see exceptions to these rules. Some of them are freaks of nature, others have changed color under the influence of human activity. Here are 10 places that can impress their unique color!
Caño Cristales, Colombia (top)
Caño Cristales, also known as the River of five colors, the Current rainbow, and the Most Beautiful River in the World, is situated in the Serrania La Macarena national Park and mountain range in Colombia, in the province of Meta. Definitely worth a visit September to November — the river turns into a stream of rainbow. Responsible for red algae macarenia clavigera, and a kids football camp on the sea .
Valley Yellow Dragon, China
Huanglong valley in China’s Sichuan province is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and each year attracts tourists from different corners of the world. Located in the southern part of the range Min-Shan, known primarily for its colorful cisterns, which appeared as a result of erosion of deposits of calcite. It is said that in the sunlight the pond Continue reading
Sightseeing tours in Europe — this is one of the most interesting types of travelers. Of course, European tours, you will not see a special exotics — doesn’t eat cockroaches, don’t ride the elephant, don’t visit the crocodile farm, but … not everyone likes these adventures.
But in “old” Europe for you to open inexhaustible sources to meet all sorts, including the most refined interests. By the way, no she (Europe) not the old lady, a very attractive young woman who looks pretty good, and the historic palaces, castles and other world heritage sites of humanity — it’s just getting to it because of noble birthright inheritance.
And I must say that disposes of the inheritance she is very zealous. So in sightseeing European tours there is something to see.
And it’s not only the sights, but a completely unique and natural landscapes, nature reserves, lakes, rivers and mountains. Well, for starters, after sightseeing in Europe, it is very tempting to spend a few days on the shore of some azure sea European. To get the maximum pleasure from sightseeing tour of Europe, it is necessary to approach to its choice.
The most common method of conducting the sightseeing tours in Europe are group bus tours. The bus is used as a means of transportation on the tour route, and means of delivery of tourists Continue reading