The history of Armavir - the Salt lake near Armavir
Ubienka lake Lakes are unique objects of nature, its monument. Their full name — Ubejische Salty mud of the lake. They are remnants of the ancient Sarmatian sea lagoons, of…

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General information about the Republic of Buryatia
Buryatia is located in Eastern-Siberian part of Russia. Here is a large part of the deepest lake in the world - Baikal. The Republic is distinguished by a high cultural…

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White mountains, castles and lakes of new Hampshire

The mountain-lake region of new Hampshire ( New Hampshire ) – one of the most amazing and beautiful parts of New England. It is the oldest resort in America, where people come to relax in throughout the year: in winter to enjoy skiing and ice skating; in the spring to admire the awakening nature and tender herbs in the summer – the smell of the fresh herbs and enjoy the grace of mountains and lakes and the Golden autumn – it is a fantastic riot of colors. New Hampshire is one of the most popular routes across America.

Program 3-day journey “White mountains, lakes and castles of new Hampshire” crafted to the beauty of nature along with informative fascinating objects and unexpected discoveries on the tour itinerary, made Your short stay. In the program of the tour includes a cruise along the protected lake surrounded by a picturesque mountain range, with unique wildlife, rare birds, welcoming Islands.

On the mountain slopes is located the famous “Castle in the clouds” ( Castle in the clouds ). built Continue reading

Lakes of the world

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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Indonesian stratovolcano, Rigani Lombok

This volcano many consider one of the most beautiful in the world – its picturesque surroundings really delight and surprise all who were able to visit and conquer. We are talking about the Indonesian volcano Rijani.

It is located on the island of Lombok and is a famous tourist attraction.

Rijani – the active stratovolcano and the second highest volcano in Indonesia (3726 height).

It is a kind of mountain range with three subcriteria and oval Caldera. The oldest of the craters were formed about 48 thousand years ago, where in 1847 there was the biggest eruption. The second was formed about 3400 years ago, there is fumarolic activity. The third crater was formed in 1944. The last eruption occurred in 2010.

But the magnificence of the giant – this is a volcanic freshwater lake Segara Anak located at an altitude of 2000 m in the Caldera of the volcano. As a result of repeated eruptions that hit the rocks and formed the Caldera, which is gradually filling up with water, formed this beautiful lake. Its depth is 230 m. It is thanks to volcano lake has become world famous. Among the local population there is a popular belief that it is inhabited by the souls of dead ancestors who guard Continue reading