Hévíz (Heviz) — a resort in Hungary. to the South-West from lake Balaton. 6 km from the town of Keszthely. It got its name from the thermal lake, which means “hot water”. Ancient thermal spring started to hit near the top of the so-called “hot mountains” at a height of 425 m, and then moved lower.
The surroundings of the lake were well known already in the copper age and the first written references on the Hungarian language refer to 1328. The rapid development of the village in the second half of the 18th century the First thermal bath was built here in 1795. Its fame hévíz owes much to count Festetics, who was seriously engaged in the development of local infrastructure (building of baths, and baths) and the dissemination of information about medical lake.
The Surroundings Of Lake Balaton. Lake Heviz is the second largest warm-water lake in the world and unique in Europe.
The main attraction of the resort is a unique lake hévíz, the second largest warm-water lake in the world and unique in Europe. The water temperature in summer is 33-35 °C, in winter — from 27 to 29 °S. Its area is 4,7 hectares, the depth is 36 m. the lake Water canal fed by lake Balaton.
This amazing lake is located in Yellowstone National Park, USA. White Americans discovered the land recently – in 1870. Untouched piece of nature was discovered by the Governor of a state with a detachment of cavalry led by Lieutenant Dwayne. The Governor liked so much these gorgeous places, the beauty of forests, lakes and mountains that it was decided to declare them protected. The Yellowstone reserve stretched on the earth three North American States – Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.
Lake Morning Glory amazes and delights at first glance – the variety of colours that painted the bottom, absolutely unthinkable for the lake. Bright shades of turquoise, purple, yellow, green fascinate and attract.
The amazing fact is that the water in the lake from time to time tend to change color: it was a pale turquoise, like a few minutes becomes bright purple, then turns green. Where such chameleonesque quality at the lake, you ask? Everything is explained simply – in the Lake Morning Glory live bacteria that change colour depending on water temperature.
Fairy lake is small in size, but its depth is about 2200 meters. In cooler weather, it is always the vapor that creates the illusion of a magical image, resembling Continue reading
Amazing lake Hamilton Pool (Texas, USA)
37 km West of Austin (Texas, USA) is one of the most unusual and picturesque lakes in the world — Hamilton Pool (Hamilton Pool). The unusual it is that Hamilton Pool is both an underground lake and surface, flowing to the surface from under the arch stone grotto. Complements the beauty of waterfall flowing from 15-meter height.
The lake was formed thousands of years ago as a result of collapse of the limestone dome of an underground river due to massive erosion. Water underground rivers flow into the river flowing nearby Pedernales (Pedernales river), which, in turn, is a tributary of the Colorado river (Colorado).
The pool is surrounded by huge slabs of limestone, and the ceiling of the cave stalactites hanging down in places.
Until the 19th century there lived tribes of American Indians Tokawa and Apache. In 1985 a parcel of 232 acres of land on which is located this unique natural formation was purchased from private owners and declared a nature reserve — the Hamilton Pool Preserve.
To approach the lake on foot, leaving the car at the entrance to the reserve and breaking the 400-meter descent on a steep slope. In the 60-ies of the last century, the lake was a favourite place for summer recreation Continue reading