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
Lake Ladoga is one of the largest in Russia and the largest lake in Europe. Its area 18135 km2, the length of 219 km, width is 138 km, maximum depth is 230 m. the River entering the lake: the Svir, the Volkhov, the Syas river, Vuoksi, nazihah. From the lake originates river: Neva. During the “Siege of Leningrad” Neva served as the only path for delivery of food and removal of refugees.
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Lake – a mass of water or other liquid of considerable size, situated on the land. The large number of lakes on Earth is freshwater, and most lie in the Northern hemisphere at higher latitudes. In the ecology of the surrounding lake environment is referred to as lacustrine deposits. Large lakes are sometimes referred to as “inland seas” and small seas are sometimes referred to as lakes. Small lakes tend to put the word “lake” after the name, as in Green Lake, while larger lakes often invert the word order, as in Lake Ontario, at least in North America.
Most lakes have a natural outflow in the form of a river or stream, but some have not, and lose water solely by evaporation and/or underground leakage. They are called internal lakes.
The term “lake” is also used to describe such a feature as lake Eyre, which is a dry basin most of the time, but can be filled with seasonal heavy rains.
Many lakes are artificial and constructed for hydro-electric power, regional purposes, industrial use, agricultural use or domestic water supply.
Evidence of extraterrestrial lakes exists. The testimony of lakes filled with methane, was approved by NASA to return the automatic research station “Cassini” – observing satellite Titan, which moves around the planet Saturn.
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