While at the yard the frost, I sit here and think of my trip to Abkhazia this summer. We went to a beautiful lake Ritsa. It is situated in the Ritsa national Park at an altitude of 950 m above sea level in the basin of the river Bzyb, deep wooded gorge of the rivers Lspci and Yupshara there, East of the Gagra range. The mountains surrounding the lake, have a height of 2200-3200m metres. Area of 1.27 km2, length — 2.5 km, width from 270 to 870 meters. The average depth is 63 m, the highest is 131 m. the origin of the name Riza? There is a legend about a girl named Riza, who tragically died in these places. Once in the area were the valley through which flowed a stream. On its pastures grazed cattle beauty named Riza is the only sister of 3 brothers (Pshegishkha, Acetone and Agepsta). The young men spent their days hunting, and the girl herds and were managed on the farm.
One day the brothers went to hunt in the mountains and did not come back. A night passed, second – and they still would not. The girl missed him and, sitting close to the house, singing, looking at the road that left the brothers. Heard the singing thief 2 – the Gega and Yupshara. Seeing how a beautiful girl, they decided to steal it and take away with them. Yupshara grabbed ritsu and rode onward through the valley, and Gega was covering him from behind.
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Denmark — it’s a small country with beautiful nature and rich history. Not accidentally it is called the “Pearl of the Scandinavian Peninsula”: because of its small territory focused real treasures of culture and history to visit, all year round: in winter and summer.
The capital — københavn (Copenhagen), cities — Aalborg (Alborg), århus (Aarhus) and Odense (Odense).
In snow season this hospitable country offers to spend unforgettable new year holidays in the fairytale capital, Copenhagen is rich or attractions in Aarhus. Or go to Odense — the birthplace of perhaps the most famous storyteller in the world — Hans Christian Andersen. In addition, the trip by boat visiting some of the Scandinavian countries can enjoy, both adults and children.
In summer, the Kingdom prepares special surprises that will appeal to family tourists. First, this is an awesome theme parks — Legoland and Tivoli. Secondly, the fabulous beaches of the Danish Riviera, where during the winter the tired mothers will be able to enjoy high quality treatments at local SPA hotels. Third, amazing nature. Beautiful lakes with sandy beaches, like toys, gingerbread farm, where you can taste delicious national dishes and taste local cheeses. Finally, the romantic old fortress, part of which today is open as a hospitable Continue reading
Over the largest of the Great lakes — Upper began to blow strong winds. So Yes, that started to change the lake ecosystem. The cause of the phenomenon and the consequences to find out, scientists from Wisconsin.
In canadian-American shore of lake superior, the largest area of freshwater lake in the world, over the last 20 years have seen major changes. Professor of Ankur Desai (Desai Ankur) from the University of Wisconsin and his colleagues came to an unexpected conclusion: the increase in the temperature of atmospheric air in the summer has led to the fact that the speed of the winds blowing over the lake has increased. According to scientists, for the same reason, the increased speed and currents. Naturally, such changes could not but affect the inhabitants of the water.
While in sight of limnologen (Ostrovidov) managed to get only the phytoplankton. The scientists conducted their research since 1985. Based on data collected using three hydrological buoys and satellite imagery, Professor Desai and his colleagues have figured out what is going on with the Top.
The lake warms up…
According to scientists, the temperature in the surface layers of the lake during the summer period increased at a rate of 1.2°C in one decade. And the water heats up 15% faster than the air over the lake. Continue reading