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Dangerous lake Togliatti will be painted in green color

 

Information about what the Tolyatti rescuers will paint the most popular and the most dangerous lake in deterring bright colors recently appeared on several official websites, including city hall, Togliatti, and the Ministry of forestry, environment and nature management of the Samara region. However, this statement is just sad statistics.

– This idea we have sounded rather at the level of propaganda, technology is only explored, explained “WG” head of the Department of public safety Togliatti Konstantin Firsov. – Us by any means necessary to preserve human life, but people continue to bathe in the forbidden places and to perish. At the entrance to the lake the water temperature is 25, but if you swim far and to adopt a vertical position or to dive, the water sometimes reaches +4, they beat the springs. The human body to such extremes is not adapted, convulsions, even a good swimmer can drown.

Deputy Director “Center for civil protection city of Togliatti” Andrey Derbenev explained that now the city consider any sensible ideas that the swimming season if possible passed positively:

– We have a lake, literally full of prohibitory signs, and people put on them shorts and go for a swim. Because each lake will not be wall. We, of course, carry out raids, but residents still continue to swim in dangerous Continue reading

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 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

NATIONAL PARK BRASLAV LAKES

 

One of the most picturesque places of Belarus-national Park “Braslav lakes” — is located in the North-West of Belarus, 250 km from Minsk, near the border with Lithuania and Latvia. The Park was created in 1995. Its territory is more than 69 thousand hectares, of which 2 581 ha of the protected area.The features of the landscape

The basis of the form of the National Park Braslav lakes, consisting of interconnected 61 large and small lakes with a total area of 12 701 hectares.

The biggest lakes are Drivyaty, Snudy, Strusto, Voyso, North voloso, Nedrovo, Biareža, Double, Funs, etc. are among hilly terrain. Each of them has its own characteristics and is unique.

On the lake Strusto is located the second largest island in Belarus – Chaichin (1,6 sq km sq), which has internal reservoir – a small lake. Hair South of the lake is the deepest in the Park (maximum depth is 40.4 m). The lake is known for the extraordinary purity of the water (transparency – 7m).

Local places are often compared with Switzerland or Finland.

In the National Park “Braslav lakes” is situated many monuments of archeology, history and culture.

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