Lake Kaffeklubben (detsk. Kaffeklubben Sø, 83 37′) is located on a small (48 ha) of the eponymous island. to the North of Greenland, only 707 km from the pole. This is the most Northern lake on the Earth.
For a long time scientists argued about whether to receive life in such places, the impulse to reproduce as a result of nitrate pollution, or make her stop the impending effects of global warming. It seems that an international group of researchers under the guidance of Bianca Perren of the University of Franche-comté (France) managed to answer this question.
Water near the shore Kaffeklubben. No, not the result of a continuous thawing, and only a puddle formed on the surface of thick ice. Nevertheless, diatoms thrive already, for the first time in 2,400 years. (Photo by Bianca Perren et al.)
Despite the harsh living conditions, once the lake was full Kaffeklubben life in the face of cyanobacteria. The ice over the lake while constant, varying only the thickness. But even under 1-2 m of ice cyanobacteria survive. However, they are most active in summer when the air temperature above the ice reservoir is as high as +1,6 C. But more complex forms of life here. But now, but once…
3 500 years ago, when the lake had just been formed, it occupied several Continue reading
Gorgeous, unforgettable, interesting vacation. What does it mean for a man? What associations it evokes? Certainly, the majority is such a vacation as a fabulous place where all cherished dreams. One of the most beautiful natural places are located in the Republic of Karelia.
Lake yanisyarvi is a place, which is hit, is tantamount to getting into the tale. Magnificent lake Janisjarvi all year round for tourists who wish to make your holiday vacation unforgettable and fill it with pleasant impressions and positive emotions. Of course, hardly in the world there is a person who would be indifferent to the beauty of Karelian nature . It was here, surrounded by beautiful, pristine, pristine nature is located the beautiful lake Janisjarvi . And doubly nice to just relax away from the noise of the wild, though very beautiful, the coast, and intimate recreation . with high quality service, or even in a small but comfortable wooden cottage . where would be comfortable to visitors even the most demanding tastes. And in addition to relaxing and fishing with friends or hunting with his boss. Environmentally friendly natural area, crystal clear air, enchanting the silence, beautiful nature mixed forests, clean Continue reading
I’m not a fisherman and not a hunter. But sometimes under the pretext of the same fishing going to the company, and I have the opportunity to go to a new place. And to go on nature or travel I love. It happened this time. At the Oron lake, located in the North of Buryatia, was in 2011. I liked it, so decided to go again.
Went from 24 to 28 March. Day there, day back 3 days and had planned to spend on the site. To the village of Bagdarin the road is already familiar. Here the road is not complicated, you can drive any car. Came to the hour of the day. Because cellular up, everyone started ringing home to his relatives.
We stopped in the cafe to eat. The people who are not behind the wheel, took a little bit intoxicating.
The team expressed the desire imprinted on the memory. The village of Bagdarin, near the cafe.
After the village of Bagdarin is a dirt road, not quite heavy, but worse than the one on which we were driving before. Although you can drive almost any car. Please note that we are talking about a winter trip and, accordingly, on the winter road. Summer was not here, but it’s obvious that everything is completely different. Ever see a video about the summer trips to these places: in high water it is extreme.
On the video my friend Sergey (Callsign Continue reading