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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

“Project Clean lake”

“Clear lakes” — a major project implemented in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region since 2009. The movement brings together a range of different environmental actions.

The idea is to give citizens and residents the field of pure shores was born in 2009 in the “Swiss club”, community journalists and editors of leading mass media of St. Petersburg under the chairmanship of the mayor of Davos Hans Peter Michel and the President of the Group of COPPER, doctor of medical Sciences Tamaz Mchedlidze.

The aim of the project

The main goal of the movement “Clean lakes” — the consolidation of society on the initiative of socially responsible business and the formation of ecological consciousness of the population.

The objective of the project is the combined efforts of business, government and the media to change people’s minds, to promote a healthy lifestyle and care about nature.

The tools of the project . organization of cleaning the lakes, resonant public actions.

The essence of seasonal events . the business allocates funds for cleaning coastal areas of the lakes of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region. Organizes volunteers, Continue reading

Kamchatka region – Tourism in Russia

Kamchatka region is fiery and alive, almost all tourist routes go through either thermal or mineral springs, or through the crater of one of the active volcanoes. Few places on the planet where you can see so many volcanoes simultaneously.

Peninsula Kamchatka “is divided” between Kamchatka region occupying its southern part (170, 8 thousand sq. km) and Koryak Autonomous district. stretching along the Northern part of the Peninsula (472, 3 thousand square km). Due to the relatively harsh Northern climate (winter on the Peninsula is different in different parts of the world: snowy and mild on the coast, frosty in the Central and inland portion, rough and windy in the North; in summer the temperature reaches 10-18 s) in the Peninsula is home to a small number of the population in the area – 349, 8 thousand people, area – 28, 5 thousand.

The Kamchatka Peninsula has tremendous resources to conduct various ecological trips, various tours, during which tourists can not only actively relax, but also to learn many interesting things about volcanoes: how they work, why erupt, about life in a natural environment of rare animals – fur seals, sea lions, the island of seals, sea otters, colonies of seabirds. In this regard, the local tourism professionals have prepared for guests of the region themed Continue reading

Near Biysk dies a unique lake that has preserved relic plants
A real gift to the residents of Biysk once gave the river Katun. Changing his direction, she left the old woman, named by the discoverers of the lake a Gunboat…

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The famous lake
Mount Matterhorn located on the border between Italy and Switzerland, are roads from both countries. With the Swiss side highway padded along the Rhone, flowing to lake Geneva, and the…

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The Concept of the lake. General description - Lake of the Caucasus
Lakes, reservoirs slow water exchange, not communicating with the ocean. From the rivers of the lake characterized by the absence of the channel, from the sea — the lack of…

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