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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The deepest freshwater lake in the world Baikal, in the apt expression of the late academician A. V. winter, – “the priceless gift of nature”.
The lake-sea is a colossal repository of hydropower, a rich Treasury of flora and fauna. There are more than 1500 diverse species of flora and fauna, of which three-quarters are endemic, i.e. found only in lake Baikal and nowhere else in the world. This is a kind of natural Museum, a living laboratory of nature. Not a casual interest in the Baikal Soviet and world science.
Fishing on lake Baikal annually gives the country hundreds of thousands of quintals of fish. whitefish, grayling and other fish species. In the Northern part of the lake successfully extracted the Baikal seal – Nerpa.
Sung in many songs and legends, lake Baikal, the roads, the Soviet people, as a personification of the harsh and majestic nature of Siberia as a source of inspiration for many Russian and Buryat poets, a place of mass tourism and recreation. With the development of industry, the growth in the population the role and importance of lake Baikal as the rarest natural phenomena is only increasing. It will have numerous resorts, sanatoriums and rest homes. It is no exaggeration to say that the Baikal belongs not only to us but to our descendants, the people of the era of communism.
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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