The biggest lake in Europe - Balaton - fade
Now the average depth of lake Balaton is only 70 cm Largest lake of Central Europe - Hungarian Balaton - endangered. The water level has dropped to a record low.…

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The Most amazing lake in the world: ptichka_joy
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…

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About the Khanty – Mansiysk – Yugra

Administrative-territorial division of Yugra is based on the historically developed principles of settlement, placement of mining companies in the areas of natural resource development, the effectiveness of state, local governments maximize the economic potential of the region. All matters concerning changes of borders of settlements, are accepted taking into account opinion of the population.

In accordance with Federal law and the Charter of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra Governor of the Khanty-Mansiisk Autonomous district is the Supreme official of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra.

Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug – Ugra

Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug – Yugra is a Federal subject of the Russian Federation, located in the Central part of the West Siberian plain. Two great Siberian rivers Ob, Irtysh and their tributaries, about 30 thousand large and small rivers, 300 thousand lakes form a water pool Yugra. The County is in a zone of taiga woods and swamps. The territory of Yugra, and it is 534 thousand square kilometers, is so large that it could accommodate seven such countries, as Belgium, or one, such as France. The length of the boundaries of the district is 4 km 733

It has a population of more than 1.6 million people.

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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 of natural resources and environment district Olga Safonova, this will allow you to save the largest freshwater reservoir in North-East Asia in its original form.

Lake Elgygytgyn, located on the boundary of the Anadyr and Chaunsky districts, is unique in its origin. According to scientists, it was formed about 3.5 million years ago during the late Pliocene period.

— There are two main hypotheses about the origin of the basin of the lake – “endogenous” and “meteor”. The latter is confirmed by the almost perfectly round shape of the pit and a large depth, which reaches 169 meters, ” said Olga Safonova.

She noted that at the lake, the diameter of which is 11.5 km, and the area of a water mirror – 117 square kilometers, there are almost no sources and tributaries, which occurs in slow water circulation.

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