Lough REE and another 8 lakes with the monster
  18 may 1960, three priests said that they had seen loadingrow monster in Lough REE in Ireland.This is one of three lakes in Ireland, which saw a monster. In…

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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…

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Dubai — the dream city
  Dubai – the dream city for everyone. Having been here, having plunged in an atmosphere of elegance, enjoying fantastic views and getting acquainted with the sights of the city,…

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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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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 the shore.

The area of the Seliger – 260 km, the length of the coastline is 528 km Seliger 110 flows into rivers and streams, the largest of which Krapivenka, Cheremuha and Roach. Follows from the lake, only one river – Selijarovka.

Seliger lies at an altitude of 205 m. the Origin of the lake – glacial. Typical for glacial lakes is the form of Seliger – the bizarre system of several lakes, stretching for 100 km and combined with a narrow channel.

The coastline is very indented Seliger: in the land stretch out picturesque bays, many Islands of various shapes.

The separate parts of Seliger have their own names: lake Velichko, Wasco, Seremo, Long, Deep, Svetica, Holy and other.

The largest stretches are in Seliger Ostashkov, Polkowski, Kravotynsky, Trinity, Selizharovsky, Sosnitsky, Berezovsky and Nizhnekamsky.

Seliger has an extraordinary transparent for freshwater water, visibility up to 5 m.

In Seliger are about 30 species of fish. Of them fishing: bream. smelt and perch. burbot. IDE, vendace, pike. Work Continue reading

Toba lake

 

The world’s largest volcanic lake is located on the island of Sumatra. in Indonesia. This is Toba, the largest lake in Indonesia. In the center of the island of Sumatra is the Great Sumatran fault: here one can feel the slightest changes of the Indo-Australian and Eurasian plates which makes the whole area one of the most seismically active on earth. Near this dangerous fault and is Toba.

The lake is a consequence of the most powerful in the last 25 million years of volcanic eruptions. It was about 73 500 (±3500) years ago and, according to experts, was in force in 8 points.

The Toba Caldera is located in the North Central part of Sumatra. From the equator it is separated about 200 km It was formed from the collapsed during the eruption of three volcanoes calderas, pulled a part of the land. It subsequently filled with water. In the middle of the lake Toba is Samosir island is the result of extrusion of lava from the center of the Caldera, and now gradually resurgent lava dome, possibly the largest on Earth. However, earlier it was a Peninsula. And the island of Samosir became after 1906, the Dutch paved the channel depth Continue reading

Radon lake in the Lopukhinka

 

In the Leningrad region in the village of Lopukhinka there is an amazing lake with an unusual sky-blue color of the water the radon lake. Rather it is a huge ravine or even several water basins with a depth of tens of meters. Along its bottom runs a small river, Rodica. About the building Lopukhinsky high school slope of the ravine is a sheer cliff, folded limestone. These ancient limestone, of Paleozoic age, you can easily find the remains of fossilized fauna of marine mollusks and even ancient fossils – trilobites. From cracks, splits limestone, flow numerous streamlets of springs that flow into Rudico.

The pond is incredibly clear, at the bottom there is no plants, no plankton, no any other animals. In addition, the lake has healing properties, and next to it you can make interesting discoveries.

Radon lake are artificial in origin, formed by the construction of 2 dams in the upper reaches of Radici — the length of the upper lake is about 200 meters, 50 meters — lower lake length of 550 meters, a width of 40-60 meters.

In the early XX century on the sources feeding the lake Lopukhinsky, drew the attention of renowned hydrogeologist N. F. Cellars. He found that their heavenly color of a pond Continue reading

Holiday on lake Janisjarvi. Recreation centres, hotels, private sector. Fishing and hunting
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Shatsk lakes. Ukraine
  In Ukraine most richly lakes of Polesie. Blue mirror natural reservoirs of this region are rightfully considered the jewels of our nature. They are scattered all over the Polesie…

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Lough REE and another 8 lakes with the monster
  18 may 1960, three priests said that they had seen loadingrow monster in Lough REE in Ireland.This is one of three lakes in Ireland, which saw a monster. In…

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Denmark - travel feature
  Denmark — it's a small country with beautiful nature and rich history. Not accidentally it is called the “Pearl of the Scandinavian Peninsula": because of its small territory focused…

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