Canada is a country that is located on the continent of North America. From the South and North-West Canada borders with the USA. The Northern border is the shore of the Arctic ocean and in the North-East is Davis Strait, and Affidavy Bay. From the East coast of Canada is washed by the Atlantic ocean, and West of the Pacific ocean. In addition to the main territory of Canada it also consists of the Islands – second, the Baffin island, Victoria, Ellesmere, Devon, Banks, Newfoundland, and many others.
State total area of Canada is 9970610 square meters. Of this total area 755180 square metres are for rivers and freshwater lakes. No country in the world can boast so many lakes as Canada. The most famous lake in Canada is the Great lakes. Besides them, in Canada there are thirty-one quite a large lake.
The most famous canadian lakes – Great bear, Great Slave, Winnipeg, Manitoba, athabaska, Nipigon, Mistassini. The largest rivers of Canada are the Saint Lawrence river and its tributaries are the Ottawa and Co-gene. The largest rivers of Canada also include the St John river, Saskatchewan river, Nelson river, and the Fraser river, Mackenzie and Yukon. As to the St. Lawrence river, it originates in the Great Lakes and empties into the Gulf of the same name – St. Lawrence. The largest 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
The Red lake is the largest lake in southern Chukotka, located in the lower reaches of the Anadyr river on its right Bank, and occupies a vast depression. From the West the basin is bounded by uplifts Cichowski mountains (280-390 m), and the East spur of the ridge Rarytkin (350-420 m).
The lake itself represents a fragment of the old course of the Anadyr. However, the presence of a considerable number of large pieces of obsidian, scattered along the shores of the lake and inflowing in it rivers can testify to the participation in the formation of the ancient lake basin of volcanic processes. The length and width of the lake is 35 km and 15 km, depth to 4 m, and the total surface area of 458 km2. Two channels of the lake connects with the river Anadyr. The Eastern shore of the lake is steep, while the Northern and southern low-lying, gently sloping.
A small river feeding the lake, do not have a well-developed floodplain, are not expressed itself floodplain facies and the Anadyr river and its ducts at the outlet of the lake (ducts Ermak, Direct, Baraquel). A large part of meandering channels, oxbow lakes and found a large drawdown sandy-clayey terraces with lakes. The lake the feeding of whitefish, immediately after the ice melts it come small herds Continue reading