Lake Baikal - description, specifications, features, reviews.
  "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…

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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…

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The MOST AMAZING LAKES of RUSSIA!

 

Caspian sea — lake, the largest in the world by area and volume of water. K its shores appears five States. The salinity of the most part of the reservoir is about three times smaller than the oceanic, in the North the water is almost fresh.

In the Caspian sea registered 101 species of fish, it is focused the majority of the world’s reserves of sturgeon, as well as freshwater fish such as roach, carp, perch.

Ladoga and Onega lakes — the largest in Europe.

On the Ladoga lake – the abundance of Islands, which number more than 650

Lake Onega is one of the largest freshwater bodies of Europe. Its area is about 10,000 square kilometers. the length 248 km, width up to 80 kilometers. The average depth is 30 meters.

Lake Elton — one of the most interesting natural objects on the territory of the Volgograd region. Salt lake of enormous size, comparable only with Israeli the Dead sea, is situated in the middle of Pallasovsky steppe.

It has long been noticed that by the end of summer the surface of the lake is colored in mysterious purple-Golden color.

In Russia, the Lotus grows only in two places — in the Astrakhan region and in the far East. Lotus lake (or Goose) — a unique pond, all summer covered with a carpet of rare flowers. This lake is situated on one of the most picturesque Islands of the Peter the Great Bay

About the lake tell a wondrous legend. If before it was the valley where stood the village. In the middle of the village stood a well. One day from this well began to flow water, which flooded the village. It is believed that it broke the water of lake Baikal, which connects Crow huge underground channel. They say there is even the wreckage of ships that sank in the lake, find. And endemic fish found in the lake of Lotuses.

Main continent – North America

 

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

The Amazing lakes of our planet

 

The inimitable and wonderful nature of our planet. So she loves us and goes out of her way to please us. As, for example, your “eyes water” – lakes. Consider their diversity.

The inimitable and wonderful nature of our planet. So she loves us and goes out of her way to please us. As, for example, your “eyes water” – lakes. Consider their diversity.

The Republic of Tatarstan is famous for its “Blue lakes”. This is a Great Blue, Flowing, a Small Blue lake. They are not related. Water believe their magic through the transparency and lens effect: depth seems much smaller than it is really. And the forest, which is set around a lake surface creates a mysterious and charming atmosphere.

Lake Baikal praised Russia for its giant dimensions: width from 25 to 80 km, the length of 2100 km, the maximum depth, in this case, is 1642 m, and fresh water. It is also called “Freshwater reservoir”. This pond is populated with animals that live nowhere else. And plant species number about 2500.

In South Ossetia lies the lake of Arco. And it is famous as the lake-a Ghost. He received his middle name through a phenomenal way of disappearing from the surface of the earth as if it never existed here at all. This phenomenon occurs every 3-5 years regardless of the season. This can happen even in winter. Here even the animals are not found. From the point of view of scientists Continue reading