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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Lakes Description characteristics
  In Karelia are the largest lakes of Europe - Ladoga and Onega. Stand out for their size also Vygozero (1000 sq km), Topozero. Segozero, Pjaozero, Vodlozero, Kuito, Sumozero. In…

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Trip to lake Uvildy

 

Life in our «RADIUM», is not in place. Only recently a large group of children returned from Evpatoria children’s clinical resort at the defense Ministry of Russia after the rehabilitation course, as once again our children were lucky to attend the recreation of lake Uvildy on a three-day (03.08. on 06.08.14.) psychological seminar for children with disabilities and for parents with children with disabilities.

Characteristics of children with disabilities often do not allow them to join the groups of healthy children for joint activities, games, learning, leaving them the right to be observers only. Here under is mild and unnoticeable the guidance of a psychologist from the rehabilitation center “Talisman” — Tatiana Valeryevna Sinyavskii the children felt the spirit of competition, passion for cooperative games, felt new.

On the first day of training was arranged a competition for the best decorated house, the children together with their mothers invented the subject, the image of his home and improvised was created in his image. One house turned into a refuge of pirates, the other in the hotel «seven stars», the third in the home of the forest fairies, the fourth in the hospitable hut of the Moldovan hutoryanki.

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Bashkiria. Travel notes about other Russia

 

Bashkiria is a Federal subject of the Russian Federation formed on the basis of ethnicity. Therefore, entering the region, if you find yourself abroad. The population respects people’s traditions and customs. People are predominantly Mongoloid, Caucasians are very few among the natives and Russian — not much more. And if pure often hear Russian speech, then, after leaving Ufa, Bashkir will find only the tongue or cutting his ear accent. But the more interesting!

Republic, in turn, is divided into 54 municipal district. I was able to visit in Baimaksky, Abzelilovsky, Mechetlinsk, haybullinskogo, Beloretsk and burzyansky.

With regard to the first three, then I drove through rolling plains covered with mixed forests. On the territory of Bashkortostan, in General, a lot of mountains and hills. Baimak land famous for an abundance of ponds and camp sites. The most famous — lake Kultuban, Tulkas, the river Sakmar, Tanalyk, Toalas, a pond with a children’s camp “the Count”, etc. haybullinskogo is solar yellow steppe covered with grass. But the strongest impression made by the mighty deep forests on the high mountains of the last two municipalities, especially Burzan. And I became a frequent guest of his.

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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