The most important characteristics of lakes . expressed in digits — the volume of water contained in, surface area, maximum depth and average its value. In directories, as a rule, lead only area and maximum depth; volume of water is in the encyclopedias articles, however not for each lake; and as a consequence not all realistic to calculate the average depth. Setting the water surface, the lakes listed below in the special needs no comment: the top ten – the lake, the area is not subject to changes. But, for example, lake Chad, is in terms of sharp changes, depending on the season of the Doges, because of the fairly flat banks, during the year it increased more than twice over the area. Changes significantly and the lake Balkhash: 22 to 17 thousand sq. km Eyre, the largest lake in Australia, in the season of high humidity goes on the nineteenth place in the area of a water mirror in the world (up to 15 thousand sq. km.), and in the dry season disappears altogether, turning into marsh.
Classification of lakes by area (thousand sq km). Caspian sea: 376, Upper (North America.): 82,4, Victoria (Africa): 68, Huron (North America.): 59,6, Michigan (North America.): 58, Tanganyika (Africa): 34, Baikal (Asia): 31,5, Malawi (Africa): 30,8, The Great Bear Continue reading
The largest of the lakes and rivers of the taiga. The greatest rivers of the taiga are the Northern Dvina, Pechora, Ob (inflow of Irtysh), Yenisei, Lena. In this natural area are also located the middle reaches of the rivers Indigirka, Kolyma, Amur. Of all the lakes of the taiga the largest are Ladoga and Onega.
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“Kamchatka” – the longest summer — from 4 to 5 months in the South of the Peninsula. Reindeer. Orlan. Phyllodoce Aleutian. The Peninsula stretches from North-East to South-West for 1200 km Karymsky Volcano (1536 m). The lava cave. In the southern part of the sea, in the center and North temperate continental. The climate of Kamchatka sea monsoon, more severe in the West than in the East. Plants. Bordering the West of the Okhotsk sea, East Bering sea and Pacific ocean.
“Caucasus mountains” – In the foothills of the Caucasus. The area of glaciation about 150 sq. km was Prepared by the student of 8 class Steppe middle school Irina Ivanova. Name the Caucasus mountains “Grouches”, which means “white snow”. A place for lovers of mountaineering and skiing. The mountain chain of the Caucasus. The Pearl Of Great Continue reading
Our travel Agency invites You to Hiking and horse Hiking routes in the area Kolsai lakes and lake Kaindy, which are located in the Eastern parts of the Kungei Alatau, three hundred kilometers from Almaty. The nearest settlement is the village of Saty (Almaty 280 km)
Kolsai Lakes are the dark blue color of the water, they are surrounded by flowering Alpine meadows, cliffs and vast coniferous forests of Tien Shan spruce . and they are located in cascade one after another, in one huge and awesome beauty of the mountain gorge. They are called ‘the blue necklace of Northern Tien-Shan’ and, having seen them at least once, it is impossible to forget this splendor!
The road leads to the first lake . which actually starts to rest. The distance from Almaty to the first Kolsai lake – 330 km Stretches for 1 km along the gorge, at a height of 1818 meters, There are comfortable tourist camp hotel.
The second (middle) lake is the beautiful Kolsai lakes, situated at 5 km above the gorge, at a height of 2252 m. In the bottom of the lake is smooth meadow.
The third lake is 6 km higher than the second, the height difference between them is 800 metres away. The lake water is very cold. The climate in this high mountain region: summer daytime temperatures Continue reading