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
Amazing lake Hamilton Pool (Texas, USA)
37 km West of Austin (Texas, USA) is one of the most unusual and picturesque lakes in the world — Hamilton Pool (Hamilton Pool). The unusual it is that Hamilton Pool is both an underground lake and surface, flowing to the surface from under the arch stone grotto. Complements the beauty of waterfall flowing from 15-meter height.
The lake was formed thousands of years ago as a result of collapse of the limestone dome of an underground river due to massive erosion. Water underground rivers flow into the river flowing nearby Pedernales (Pedernales river), which, in turn, is a tributary of the Colorado river (Colorado).
The pool is surrounded by huge slabs of limestone, and the ceiling of the cave stalactites hanging down in places.
Until the 19th century there lived tribes of American Indians Tokawa and Apache. In 1985 a parcel of 232 acres of land on which is located this unique natural formation was purchased from private owners and declared a nature reserve — the Hamilton Pool Preserve.
To approach the lake on foot, leaving the car at the entrance to the reserve and breaking the 400-meter descent on a steep slope. In the 60-ies of the last century, the lake was a favourite place for summer recreation Continue reading
In the great salt lake in Crimea Sasyk-Syvash the threat of the erosion of the separation of the dam.
As told in a press-service GU of Goschs in the ARC, this threat is created because of difficult weather conditions – a storm of northeast wind and wave height up to 1.5 m.
“due to overturning waves in narrow sections of the seawall detected erosion body of the dike. Sections of the dam on the crest of a blade of the dam relative to the water level be 0.35 m”, – stressed in the Department.
Due to the threat of an emergency man-made disasters on 16 April in Saki was held a meeting of the Commission of TEB and an emergency, a headquarters was set up to lead and take quick action to prevent erosion of the separation of the dam lake. Following the meeting adopted operational measures to prevent erosion of the separation of damaged parts of the dam, and also agreed to allocate engineering equipment and staff.
On the morning of April 17 at opposite ends of the seawall began the rescue operation on bedding stone, gravel and sand bags in the most dangerous parts.
Just worked at a place 85 personnel and 10 units of engineering and auxiliary equipment. Using dump trucks to narrow sections of the dam brought more than 40 tons of sand in bags and the same large Continue reading