The Amazing lake of a thousand Islands in China Forum on Dao De
  There are so many amazing places, and this was the result of human activity. Known for its crystal clear water, Qiandao Lake, or thousand Islands, appeared in 1959, as…

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NATIONAL PARK BRASLAV LAKES
  One of the most picturesque places of Belarus-national Park "Braslav lakes" -- is located in the North-West of Belarus, 250 km from Minsk, near the border with Lithuania and…

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The largest lake

 

Lakes — plural of “Lake” locations: Russia Lake (Leningrad region), a village in Volosovo district of Leningrad oblast Ukraine Lake village, Brusilovsky district, Zhytomyr region. Lake village, Borodyanka district, Kyiv region … Wikipedia

lake — a natural pond filled within lake bowl (lake bed) with water and having no direct connection with the sea. Basins of lakes by origin are divided into tectonic, glacial, fluvial (oxbow lakes), coastal (lagoons and estuaries),… … Encyclopedic dictionary

LAKES — LAKES, natural ponds in the hollows of the land (depressions) filled within lake bowl (lake bed) heterogeneous water masses and not with a one-sided bias. Basins of lakes by origin are divided into tectonic, glacial,… … Modern encyclopedia

LAKES, reservoirs slow water exchange, located in the sushi recesses (pits). The total area of lakes on earth is over 2 million km2 (about 1.4% of land). In the USSR there are more than 2.8 million lakes with total area of about 440 km2. Cm. also… … Environmental vocabulary

the lake, lake, lakes etc (PL. hours from the lake) … the Dictionary using the letter E

LAKE — a natural pond filled within lake bowl (lake bed) with water and having no direct connection with the sea. Depression O. by origin are divided into tectonic, glacial, fluvial (oxbow lakes), coastal Continue reading

Lake Seliger

 

The famous lake Seliger is actually a system of lakes lying in the Tver and Novgorod regions. Otherwise, the call Ostashkov Seliger lake, the city of Ostashkov, standing on the shore.

The area of the Seliger – 260 km, the length of the coastline is 528 km Seliger 110 flows into rivers and streams, the largest of which Krapivenka, Cheremuha and Roach. Follows from the lake, only one river – Selijarovka.

Seliger lies at an altitude of 205 m. the Origin of the lake – glacial. Typical for glacial lakes is the form of Seliger – the bizarre system of several lakes, stretching for 100 km and combined with a narrow channel.

The coastline is very indented Seliger: in the land stretch out picturesque bays, many Islands of various shapes.

The separate parts of Seliger have their own names: lake Velichko, Wasco, Seremo, Long, Deep, Svetica, Holy and other.

The largest stretches are in Seliger Ostashkov, Polkowski, Kravotynsky, Trinity, Selizharovsky, Sosnitsky, Berezovsky and Nizhnekamsky.

Seliger has an extraordinary transparent for freshwater water, visibility up to 5 m.

In Seliger are about 30 species of fish. Of them fishing: bream. smelt and perch. burbot. IDE, vendace, pike. Work Continue reading

The Amazing lakes of our planet

 

The inimitable and wonderful nature of our planet. So she loves us and goes out of her way to please us. As, for example, your “eyes water” – lakes. Consider their diversity.

The inimitable and wonderful nature of our planet. So she loves us and goes out of her way to please us. As, for example, your “eyes water” – lakes. Consider their diversity.

The Republic of Tatarstan is famous for its “Blue lakes”. This is a Great Blue, Flowing, a Small Blue lake. They are not related. Water believe their magic through the transparency and lens effect: depth seems much smaller than it is really. And the forest, which is set around a lake surface creates a mysterious and charming atmosphere.

Lake Baikal praised Russia for its giant dimensions: width from 25 to 80 km, the length of 2100 km, the maximum depth, in this case, is 1642 m, and fresh water. It is also called “Freshwater reservoir”. This pond is populated with animals that live nowhere else. And plant species number about 2500.

In South Ossetia lies the lake of Arco. And it is famous as the lake-a Ghost. He received his middle name through a phenomenal way of disappearing from the surface of the earth as if it never existed here at all. This phenomenon occurs every 3-5 years regardless of the season. This can happen even in winter. Here even the animals are not found. From the point of view of scientists Continue reading