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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

Skadar lake

Lake Skadar or Shkodra lake (Skadarko jezero) is one of the national parks and main attractions of Montenegro. The largest lake of the Balkan Peninsula, divided between two countries Montenegro and Albania is striking in its size and the beauty of nature. Most of the lake belongs to Montenegro, which is about 2/3 of the lake. National Park Skadar lake was established in 1983.

The lake was formed by dissolving limestone in a tectonic basin, according to various studies, the formation of this lake is between creation and the due date is considered to be 65 million years ago. The lake was formerly a Bay of the Adriatic sea, but now separated by alluvial isthmus. The power of the lake is made by 6 rivers, the largest of them are the Moraca and Crnojevic. And flows in the river Bojana in Albania, in the district of shkodër. On average, the total area of the lake is 475 km2, while in dry seasons it is reduced to 390 km2, and in winter increases to 523 km2.

Of course, it’s not the biggest lake by area in Europe, but it is one of the 15 largest European lakes, occupying 13th position.

Floating on the lake, you can see the blooming white lilies huge backwaters, yellow egg capsules and whole colonies of water chestnut or shrimp (which is sometimes disrupted during the tours and give a try). Continue reading

Where to get out Hiking for the weekend

The Urals are rich in natural resources, forests, rivers, mountains. In this region at any time of the year there, where to go Hiking for a weekend with your friends, loved one, family or children. The hike can be a great hobby, replacement sports, recreation choice.

Where to go?

Plus, this pastime will be very useful for all the people of the Urals. After all, even a small trip into the countryside will allow you to leave thoughts about their work, about how to run the metal or sell the product, will give the opportunity to breathe in the fresh pure air, to admire the beauty of his native land, to spend time with friends.

In the Urals there are many lovely places. One of them is the Park “Deer Streams”, located just 130 km from Ekaterinburg. He has such unique natural objects like rocks “Pisanitsa” and “Frog”, famous for Large karst failure, the mere sight of which is breathtaking, the longest cave in the area called “Friendship”. Unique object of the Ural region and is considered to be a group of granite rocks, called the “Seven brothers”. Continue reading

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"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…

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Vanishing lake
Residents of the small village at the Dry lake in the Novgorod region, the night was awakened by a terrible noise. Lake broke the ice. And make a noise like…

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Where to get out Hiking for the weekend
The Urals are rich in natural resources, forests, rivers, mountains. In this region at any time of the year there, where to go Hiking for a weekend with your friends,…

Continue reading →