UNIQUE LAKE was TAKEN UNDER PROTECTION - the political newspaper the far North
A new special protection area, which area is 140 thousand hectares and includes a lake Elgygytgyn and the surrounding area, appeared in Chukotka. According to the Chairman of the Committee…

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A Fan of lake Baikal": Plan an exciting trip to the biggest lake of the world Publication
The first version of "Fan of Baikal" contains data for 6 regions of lake Baikal: Olkhon Island, the resort Arshan, Listvyanka, Maloye Sea area, East coast and Bolshoe Goloustnoe. As…

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The Lake of Ukraine is a unique lake Sinevir

One of the most beautiful places in Transcarpathia is considered Megharshen. Tourists fall in love with lake of Ukraine . its sub-valleys, wooded mountains, mineral water springs Burkov, fast-flowing mountain rivers and Black River Tereblya and of course in the lake Sinevir .

The biggest lake of Transcarpathia is Synevyr, located 989 meters above sea level, and it was formed about 10 thousand years ago.

Synevyr lake — this is the visiting card of the Carpathians, it is one of the most valuable natural treasure of the National natural Park of the same name. The total area of the lake is 5 hectares, its average depth is 8-10 m, maximum – 22 m.

The history of lake Sinevir

According to the legend, which tell the locals that the lake was formed at the spot where was shed the bitter tears of Count’s daughter SYN. At this place died of her favorite people – the shepherd Verkhovynsky VIR, his death was a setup by the insidious father-graph.

But seriously, the lake was formed after heavy shear caused by earthquake. Stony rock, located at an altitude of almost 1000 meters above sea level . blocked the path Continue reading