Lake Skadar or Shkodra lake (Skadarko jezero) is one of the national parks and main attractions of Montenegro. The largest lake of the Balkan Peninsula, divided between two countries Montenegro and Albania is striking in its size and the beauty of nature. Most of the lake belongs to Montenegro, which is about 2/3 of the lake. National Park Skadar lake was established in 1983.
The lake was formed by dissolving limestone in a tectonic basin, according to various studies, the formation of this lake is between creation and the due date is considered to be 65 million years ago. The lake was formerly a Bay of the Adriatic sea, but now separated by alluvial isthmus. The power of the lake is made by 6 rivers, the largest of them are the Moraca and Crnojevic. And flows in the river Bojana in Albania, in the district of shkodër. On average, the total area of the lake is 475 km2, while in dry seasons it is reduced to 390 km2, and in winter increases to 523 km2.
Of course, it’s not the biggest lake by area in Europe, but it is one of the 15 largest European lakes, occupying 13th position.
Floating on the lake, you can see the blooming white lilies huge backwaters, yellow egg capsules and whole colonies of water chestnut or shrimp (which is sometimes disrupted during the tours and give a try). Continue reading
The Urals are rich in natural resources, forests, rivers, mountains. In this region at any time of the year there, where to go Hiking for a weekend with your friends, loved one, family or children. The hike can be a great hobby, replacement sports, recreation choice.
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Plus, this pastime will be very useful for all the people of the Urals. After all, even a small trip into the countryside will allow you to leave thoughts about their work, about how to run the metal or sell the product, will give the opportunity to breathe in the fresh pure air, to admire the beauty of his native land, to spend time with friends.
In the Urals there are many lovely places. One of them is the Park “Deer Streams”, located just 130 km from Ekaterinburg. He has such unique natural objects like rocks “Pisanitsa” and “Frog”, famous for Large karst failure, the mere sight of which is breathtaking, the longest cave in the area called “Friendship”. Unique object of the Ural region and is considered to be a group of granite rocks, called the “Seven brothers”. Continue reading
Crater lake – one of the greatest creations of the sorceress nature. Most of them were formed millennia ago from rain and glacial water in natural reservoirs, formed due to volcanic eruptions. Landscape these ponds provide fantastic, therefore, it constantly attracts numerous tourists. One of such natural attractions of our planet is a beautiful crater Lake (The Crater Lake) – that is, literally, “Crater lake”, which is located in the U.S. state of Oregon.
This reservoir has an ancient history – he appeared more than 7700 years ago, after the last eruption of the mazama volcano (Mount Mazama). Over time, they formed on the site of the eruption, the Caldera is a huge depression with almost straight vertical walls and the bottom deep was filled with water and formed lake, leaving on the surface only a few small objects of volcanic origin. One – Hex island (Wizard Island), and today dominates the clear waters of the lake. All the beauty of natural attractions just a professional photographer. Continue reading