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The Lake Baikal

Baikal. The amazing beauty of the lake, the unique creation of nature, crystal clear water… Probably every person in greater or lesser extent heard about the deepest lake on our planet. What do you know about Baikal?

Lake Baikal is located almost in the center of Eurasia, surrounded by high mountain ranges of the Baikal region. In length the lake stretches for 636 km, width – 80 km By area, Baikal is $ 31 470 km2. comparable to the size of Belgium (in this European country with cities and industrial centers with a population of almost 10 million people). The maximum depth of the lake – 1637 km – allow you to call Baikal the deepest in the world (average depth – 730 m). The African lake Tanganyika, which is among the deepest lakes on the planet, “behind” from lake Baikal to 200 m. of the thirty Islands is the largest island.

Baikal fill three hundred and thirty-six permanent rivers and streams, with half of the water brings the Selenga. Flows out of lake only river – Angara. To estimate the volume of lake Baikal, imagine that in ideal conditions (that will not fall and will not evaporate any drop from the surface), the Hangar, passing 60,9 km 3 of water annually, will need 387 years of continuous operation, to drain the lake! Continue reading

Beautiful lakes in the world

Water has always been the basis of life anywhere on Earth. Since the beginning of time humans and animals alike stayed near rivers and lakes to survive, and over time around them build great cities. If you decide to visit one of these beautiful lakes, you can be assured that a non-journey.

I represent to your attention the 4 beautiful lakes . are well worth a visit.

Lake Garda, Italy

As one of the largest in the country, lake Garda — a beautiful and popular place for tourists and travelers. With 28 kilometers of beauty, which focused on pebbly beaches, charming resort towns and villas, it is a Paradise for hikers. Hot 37 ° sources for swimming on the South shore — a great place for those seeking relaxation. In the North — jagged peaks and majestic mountain ranges await hikers and cyclists. Nearby are Milan and Venice, the Italian “hot spots” of culture and great restaurants. Continue reading

What are the biggest lakes in North America?

The lake, mostly concentrated in the Northern half of North America within the boundaries of the Canadian shield and its boundary. A large group of large lake basins, formed in situ tectonic depressions, then wymaganych and in-depth glacier, located on the edge of the Canadian shield. This Huge bear lake, Great Slave, Athabasca, Winnipeg, and Winnipegosis, Forest, Nipigon and, in the end, a group of Majestic lakes . The large number of lakes resembling in their own lakes of Finland and Sweden, is located in the Laurentian mountains. In the Cordillera mountain many lakes, glacial and volcanic origin.

Lakes to Majestic huge 5 includes: Upper, Huron, Michigan, Erie and Ontario . They are associated with a little medium-sized lakes. Important of them are: St. Marys, St. Clair, Nipigon. The lakes belong to the basin of the Atlantic ocean. Stoke on the St. Lawrence river. On the formation of lake basins most influenced by tectonic processes. The weight of the glacier pushed the earth’s crust, and once the glacier melted, began leisurely working process: post-glacial rise (eng. Continue reading

Volcano Uzon
The Uzon volcano is situated on the South side of Kronotsky lake. Large pot or Caldera was formed about 40,000 years ago. Her education contributed to the serial explosions accompanied…

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Boarding houses of Moscow region, recreation center Chaika - the Country house of rest "the Seagull" - 30 years gives people an unforgettable vacation
The time boring Soviet sanatorium, died down boom overseas holiday pleasures, no longer pulls to the extreme, the boarding houses of Moscow suburbs and motels major resorts are already not…

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Trip to the lake Ingol
We invite everyone to join us! If You do not dive, but would like to join our company, we will be happy!) On this trip, for all have the opportunity…

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