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Dangerous lake Togliatti will be painted in green color
  Information about what the Tolyatti rescuers will paint the most popular and the most dangerous lake in deterring bright colors recently appeared on several official websites, including city hall,…

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Tours in Karelia

 

True tale awaits those who have decided to spend your vacation in Karelia. Tours in Karelia from the tour company  is varied holiday for the whole family. Medvezhyegorsk, Belomorsk, Pudozh and other cities of this fabulous country and I invite everyone to enjoy the beautiful natural scenery, breathe the clean fresh air, go on educational excursions and to take a course of treatments.

Tours to Karelia – it’s a comfortable stay in well-appointed hotels, boarding houses, rest homes and sanatoriums. The days spent here will give great pleasure and will long be remembered and fans of quiet rest, and those who prefer to spend their leisure time actively. Snowmobiling and dog sledding, ski trips – that way the day passes in winter. In summer the tourists are happy to raft down rivers in canoes, rafts or catamarans, go Cycling or Hiking. For those who are interested in sightseeing tourism, our guides have prepared educational routes on the island of Valaam, in Kondopoga, Kizhi and the old Olonets, as well as unusually beautiful waterfall Kivach.

Small population density, environmentally friendly nature, reasonable prices – these are the main reasons for the popularity of tours to Karelia. Particularly popular time-tested and based on ancient traditions Wellness tours to the resort Marcial waters. Tranquil and rapid Continue reading

Lake Victoria

 

Victoria (Victoria Nyanza, Ukereoue, eng. Lake Victoria, Victoria Nyanza, Swahili Ziwa Victoria viktória Nyanza, Nyanza Ziwa) is a lake in East Africa, in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Located in a tectonic trough of the East African platform, at a height of 1134 m. This is the 2nd largest freshwater lake in the world after lake superior the largest lake in Africa by area. It is also the highest among tropical lakes. Show all..

Discovered the lake and named it in honor of Queen Victoria of the British Explorer John Henning Speke in 1858.

Hollow lake. Victoria in East Africa was formed as a result of the doming uplift of the surrounding land.

Geographical position

The area of 68 thousand km2, length 320 km, the maximum width of 275 km. Is part of the Victoria reservoir. A lot of Islands. Abundant river flows into the Kagera, it follows the Victoria Nile. The lake is navigable, the people engaged on it fishing.

North shore crosses the equator. Lake with a maximum depth of 80 m is a sufficiently deep lakes.

In contrast to the deep neighbors, Tanganyika and Nyasa, which lie within a system of gorges of Africa, lake Victoria fills a shallow depression between the Eastern and Western sides of the valley Great gorge. 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

Keep Baikal alive!
  UNESCO supported the requirements for the protection of lake Baikal 34th Session of the world Heritage Committee of UNESCO endorsed the demands of the 125 thousand people who signed…

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The Lake - The biggest lake of the world
  The cleanest and deepest lake — Baikal. Its length is 620 km, the width ranges from 32 to 74 kilometers. The depth of the lake in the deepest part…

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