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The famous lake Canada

The most dramatic differences in environmental conditions creates a contrast between the lowland East and the mountainous West of the country. Eastern Canada, wide open to the Arctic ocean, divided into numerous Islands, with deeply cut on South broad Hazanovym the Bay and is constantly subjected to a powerful Arctic air mass intrusion. As a result the tundra zone with sparse vegetation and permafrost formed on 55-57° North latitude, i.e. the latitude of Moscow. In the Central Piedmont part of the country on the same latitude are the canadian prairies and on the Pacific coast, protected by the mountain system of the Cordillera, virtually no winter, and on the mountain slopes develop tall “coastal forest” in which individual trees reach 40 to 60, and sometimes 90 m height. This is the famous sichinskaya spruce, Douglas fir, Western gemlok, etc. a Notable feature of Canada is the development of large lake-river systems. Is the Mackenzie river, carrying water into the Arctic ocean, in the pool which are situated the famous lake Great bear, Great Slave, Athabasca. The other system is the Nelson river, which flows into Hudson Bay, the basin of which includes lakes Winnipeg, Winnipegosis, Manitoba, and many others. The third system is the river St. Lawrence, carrying water into the Atlantic ocean. It includes all five Great lakes. The lakes are connected Continue reading

The Amazing lake on the planet!

1. 140 km from the Kenyan capital of Nairobi is lake Nakuru is the home of small flamingos. Tens of thousands of birds, sitting and flying up, form a canvas of various shades of pink. Flamingos are not the only inhabitants of the lake: in addition to them there are fed the pelicans, cormorants, many species of ducks, herons, black terns — a total of about 400 species of birds. The lake is part of the national Park, so tourists who travelled to its shores, along the way can see zebras, hippos, giraffes, antelopes, lions, cheetahs and leopards.

2. Titicaca is the biggest lake for fresh water, is located in South America: Peru, Bolivia.

Its area is comparable to the size of Crete — about 8300 sq km. From the plane it looks like a sea, but when viewed from the shore in places is reminiscent of a marsh overgrown with reeds. The people here move carefully, looking at the ground, as they walk on muddy dirt. Cane everywhere and do everything — clothes, hats, bags, home and the island on which they live. There is a legend that long ago the Aymara Indians, crossing his pirogue in the lake, were on the territory of the Incas. To get the two peoples failed, but to go home the proud Aymara did not — decided that it will float on the lake. Since Continue reading

The Lake of death. How did lake die?

The lake of death are in Africa, they have their own characteristics and history.

They worked out the details flowing in lakes of processes, millions of years.

Today you can observe almost the most dangerous places on the planet in the form of harmless, at first glance, waters.

In Africa the most famous lake of death are considered Nyos and lake Natron.

Find out why they got this name.

Death lake Nyos

Nyos is located in Central Africa in Cameroon. It was formed 400 years ago by a hydrothermal explosion.

The depth of the lake Nyos death is 209 meters width 900 meters, and the length of 1400 km.

It looks nice picturesque lake at the time, managed to ruin in one day nearly two thousand people.

It happened relatively recently – about thirty years ago. Continue reading

The lake is known for Ergaki
Ergaki mountains in West Sayan. Their peaks are distinguished by the intricate shapes and their own names: Star, Parabola, Dragon Tooth, and others. In Ergaki is a lot of beautiful…

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Volcanic lake Quilotoa
Of course, lake Quilotoa is one of the most interesting and beautiful places in South America. Hidden at the height of three thousand nine hundred meters above sea level in…

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The Crater Lake: the extraordinary beauty of the lake in the volcanic crater (USA)
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…

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