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
A thousand years ago the island of Mata Nui was barren stone cliff, located above the underground city Meter Nui. During the Great Cataclysm of the earth poured out energy protodermis and caused rapid growth of vegetation. As was the prediction that such growth can occur beneath the island were built in advance of the Borochov nest. to clean it, it’s just not necessary in the presence of its life. At the same time on the island began to migrate, However, mostly from the Meter Nui.
After the Cataclysm Meter Toa were forced to evacuate from the ruins of Motornov Meter Nui. Paving the way to the surface, they found a tropical island that was habitable. They named it “Mata Nui” in honor of the Great spirit. and each Toa chose a place where he wanted to settle his comrades of Motornov. Toa steel Muragami and headed motornov built in the villages.
By agreement of Vakama Toa with Makuta Nui Meter. Matoran on the island received one year of peace. After this, the Makuta started using his Kraata. to enslave the Rahi and make them attack Motornov. Matoran bravely defended their villages, but the attacks, However, hampered travel and much of the village became isolated from each other.
Then, they arrived Toa Mata, and met with the Makuta in his lair, Mangaia ; in response he awakened the hordes of Borochov and released them on the island. Continue reading
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