The lake is in almost all countries of the world – large, small, fresh, salty, inland and giving rise to mighty rivers. However, most countries and regions are associated with one, better with two major bodies of water: Russia – lake Baikal, Switzerland – Geneva lake, Bolivia – with lost in the mountains by lake Titicaca and Poopo..
The lake is in almost all countries of the world – large, small, fresh, salty, inland and giving rise to mighty rivers. However, most countries and regions are associated with one, better with two major bodies of water: Russia – lake Baikal, Switzerland – Geneva lake, Bolivia – with sisteranime in the mountains of the Titicaca and Poopo..
Among the lakes of Turkey the most famous of lake Tuz and van, but tourists go there very rarely, as most of them prefer resorts Sredizemnogo and Aegean seas, as well as Istanbul. Among the reservoirs of the South-West of the country are allocated primarily lake BAFA, which was once a sea Bay and lake Cakejes.
The last name does not ring a bell, although near this lake there were many, as the famous Lycian rock tombs are situated on rocky hills overlooking the Dalyan channel that connects Cachedis the sea.
At the other end of Asia, the Indian subcontinent, rivers, Continue reading
What traveler has not wanted to see the second largest freshwater lake in the world and the largest lake in Africa, the Northern coast which crosses the equator. Lake Victoria was discovered in 1858 by an English traveller and African Explorer John Henning Speke. The lake area is 68 thousand sq. km, length – 320 km, the maximum width is 275 km and the maximum depth, accounting for 80 m, Victoria can be considered one of the deepest lakes in the world. After the construction in 1954 of a dam at Owen falls on the Victoria Nile, the lake turned into a reservoir, causing the water level rose by 3 m.
The many Islands scattered around the lake, becomes a safe haven for numerous birds. In the lake high-water river Kagera, it follows the Victoria Nile. Victoria fills a shallow depression between the Eastern and Western sides of the valley of the Great African valley, getting a huge amount of water from rainfall – more than from all their tributaries.
Around the lake is home to nearly 30 million natives. On the southern and Western shores of the lives of the people of vahia who knew how to grow coffee long before the arrival of Europeans. Victoria main ports: Entebbe (Uganda), Mwanza, Bukoba (Tanzania), Kisumu (Kenya), near the Northern coast and Kampala, capital of Uganda.
The waters of the lake found a huge amount of crocodiles. Victoria is a habitat of a fossil Continue reading