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 a result of damming of the Xin’an river for the construction of hydropower plants in Zhejiang province formed the largest freshwater lake in Eastern China — Zandaka (Lake of a thousand Islands). Its name it received because of 1078 small and big Islands on it.
The water is so clean that served as the basis for the creation of a Chinese mineral water brand Nongfu Spring.
This unique artificial lake is 1078 Islands. 81% of the island territory covered with forests – the area is extremely beautiful Islands on the lake and around it represents the largest area of forest Park of China, home to 90 species of birds, 60 species of wild animals. Here was built the first in China hydroelectric. From here were resettled farmers from 1377 villages, 20 thousand hectares of arable land disappeared in the lake area of 573 sq km and with 1078 islets.
Currently in lake Qiandaohu mastered 13 scenic areas. If tourists wish to enjoy the picturesque landscape, they should visit the island of Mapendo. Standing on top of the island, Continue reading
Winter season. November, December, January, February 9.00 – 17.00 hours.
The summer season. from March to October, Sunday – Thursday 8.00 – 23.00 hours.
Friday, Saturday 08.00 – 02.00 hours.
From 1st may to 30 September, daily 8.00 – 19.00 hours.
The Ptuj lake – at first glance, this is a real sea! It was formed when the dam on the river Drava Ptuj under the and serves as a reservoir of water for hydroelectric power is Formed. The Ptuj lake is situated on 420-acres and is the biggest Slovenian permanent lake. Long stretches for 7.3 km, the widest part of the lake is 1.2 km, and its depth reaches 12 m. Near the lake is the remaining part of the river territory, which, since 1979, the first year is the Park’s territory, which is part of the Regional Park Szturmowy. It is home to over 230 species of birds, including protected species, living and survival which are dependent on the river dynamics of the rivers Drava and Dravinja. Continue reading
“He have nazyvatsya the sea, that mingled with a large sea, and obesity its terms cannot be”, – wrote in the XVII century on lake Baikal Tsar’s Ambassador Nikolay Spafariy. Blue Crescent of lake Baikal have spread from the southwest to the northeast between the mountain ranges of Eastern Siberia by as much as 636 kilometers. In the Central part of the width of the lake over 80 km, and the opposite shore can be seen only in very clear weather, and the depth of Baikal reaches an incredible value for lake – 1637 meters. It is the deepest lake in the world. Photos Of Baikal. of course, to give some indication of the unique nature of the lake, but passed only a fraction of the charm of the sacred sea. You need to see the blue gave the Baikal lake, the mighty cliffs rising from the water straight to the sky, to feel the power of Baikal winds and waves, to understand why the Baikal often called the sea and not a lake.
Tectonic depression in which lies lake Baikal, began to fill with water 20-25 million years, and in its present shape, the lake has existed for several million years. The depth of the fracture in the earth’s crust, in which is situated the Baikal reaches 8.5 km. Most of the fault over millions of years has filled with sediments.
Lake Baikal contains 20% of the world’s fresh water. More than 330 rivers Continue reading