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
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 lakes.
Beauty Ergakov unique, unusual and attractive. People, who had been in Ergaki they say that these mountains have a special aura. And those who have seen at least once these unforgettable landscapes, they often remember and dream of returning to admire this beauty again.
The main attraction Ergakov – “Sleeping Sayan “. This mountain range in the shape of a supine person, majestic and mysterious spectacle.
Another amazing creation of Nature — the Parabola. Parabola is a two connected vertices in different sizes and heights. The contour of these tops has the correct parabolic shape. It is called Brothers. It seems like two brothers holding hands and the line of their arms forms a smooth surface of a parabola.
Attractions Ergakov will not leave you indifferent. What you will see will leave an indelible mark in your memory: the lake of Mountain Spirits, the Pass Artists, Hanging Stone. Rainbow lake, lake Light, peak Bird, Star peak, lake marble, the rock Dragon’s Tooth.
Peak Bird, the shape of the rock Peak Bird strongly Continue reading
Scandinavia is a geographical region, which is located in the Northern part of Europe, on the same Peninsula. Scandinavia is synonymous to the Scandinavian countries.
The composition of the Scandinavian countries include Sweden and Norway. However, officially, Scandinavia also includes Denmark and with Iceland, which are eaten with Sweden and Norway in addition to language, history and religion, economy and cultural way of life.
In 1952, when he formed the Nordic Council, which was aimed at cooperation between the Nordic countries include Finland in Scandinavia, bringing together five States in one.
Every country in Scandinavia is unique in its own way, surprising travelers with its beauty, history, culture.
Tourists enchanting wildlife and astonishing landscapes of Norway. Cascading waterfalls, picturesque valleys, lush, nobody can remain indifferent. “Severe” country of the fortified wall that protects the North-West Scandinavia from the North sea. Music, literature, art become one part of the nation.
In Iceland you can visit the amazing hot springs, waterfalls, rivers and even volcanoes, which constantly operate, spew lava and they are located Continue reading