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National Park Jiuzhaigou (Jiuzhaigou Valley). China

Not far from the Chinese province Sichuan is a place of indescribable beauty. These colors, these pictures, these types can be seen at well-crafted photographs. But jiuzhai valley is a very real place, which attracts people from around the world to see incredible wonders of nature Asian.

National Park Jiuzhaigou, which translates as “Valley of nine villages”, hidden away from human eyes in the foothills of Tibet

Jiuzhai valley (Jiuzhaigou Valley). China

Beautiful Lake Jiuzhaigou were found when scientists studied the habitat and lifestyle of giant pandas. Scientists believe that the lake was formed due to the calcium carbonate contained in flowing water during the ice age.

Jiuzhai valley (Jiuzhaigou Valley). China

In 1992 UNESCO declared the Jiuzhaigou world heritage site. Unique wildlife, beautiful mountains and wonderful waterfalls and crystal-clear lakes attract tourists from all over the globe. For tourists, the Park was officially opened in 1972, and ten years later he received the title of national, after which he was declared a biosphere reserve.

Jiuzhai valley (Jiuzhaigou Valley). China

This national Park is the most surprising looks in the fall, because the local Continue reading

Blue mirrors Ukraine

Lakes are an invaluable embellishment of the earth’s landscapes. A distinctive feature of most of them there is a quiet expanse of water and covered with forests and grasses of the shore. Part of the lakes are navigable, many are used as natural storage of water, some fish are bred.

The lake formed as a result of flooding of the pits of sushi, called lake basin. The origin (nature) of these basins determines the type of lake. In areas of volcanic activity, water may fill the crater of an extinct volcano. This creates a volcanic lake in the Carpathian mountains, – Lipovetskoe, Blue, Sorochinskoe. On the site of the old river channel, its floodplain, can form a small lake – stranicama. Winding river washes away the banks and changed its course, the result these reservoirs, similar to sickles.

The plots, separated from the sea, form the estuary of the lake. Many such lakes on the Black sea coast, they are separated from it by sandbars (Sasyk, Tiligul).

In Ukraine, widespread floodplain lake. They were formed in stranicama depressions and river valleys. Especially many such bodies of water near the Dnieper, the Desna, Seversky Donets, southern bug.

In mountainous areas during the collapse of the stones can block the river valley, causing zahatni lake. These include 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

Near Biysk dies a unique lake that has preserved relic plants
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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…

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The Teletskoye lake is a place where time has stopped
In the Altai, in the foothills of the Western Sayan mountains, is lake Teletskoe – beautiful lake region. The lake is small, a width of on average about 3 km,…

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