National Park Khao SOK — it is the primordial jungle, according to scientists. age of trees in the Park 160 million years, from ancient karst mountains, the height of which can reach up to 1000 meters. The biggest fault of these mountains created a lake, and most recently, in 1982. The depth of the lake is 150 meters.
Indescribable. Unreal. Very nice. But everything in order.
Phuket we were a company of 6 people. We rented a car Toyota Avanza. paying 1200 baht for each day of rental. I must say that the car, in my purely female view, not suitable for traveling long distances due to the fact that it does not boot. Where to put things 6 people — is unclear. Okay, I’m Packed and hit the road.
Road no one knew, went, as was shown by the Navigator and the driver. In total to go there about 3-4 hours from Phuket.
Along the way we stopped at an amazing temple with a huge statue of a sitting monk. Pofotkalis, stretched ass and on the road.
Arrived at the lake. The road, despite the fact that we didn’t know how to drive, took us almost 5 hours.
Godina pours as from a bucket. On the pier began to look for information about how to rent a house Continue reading
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
They stood on their defence more than once. Today on the agenda again – Swan lake. Residents of Kazachinsko-Lensky district must decide whether to protect them. The author of the project of the natural Park – doctor of biological Sciences, academician of the international Academy of Sciences Pyotr Naumov. He is a native of this place and supports them wholeheartedly. For the creation of a specially protected territory of the scientist struggling for forty years. And to no avail.
– In 1976, the territory was reserved by the government of the Russian Federation. Already it would seem. But since the 80-ies up until now the work on the organization of the natural Park here, – said academician of the International Academy of Sciences of higher school Peter Naumov.
Lake Near, Far, Dargon. A unique natural complex. Here is home to 14 species of animals and birds listed in the international Red book. This is the only place in the area where swans settle-whooping swans. The southernmost of them nesting in Russia. There are up to 500 individuals. At the public hearings, local residents voted for the creation of a natural Park with an area of 66 thousand 800 hectares. However in the regional Ministry Continue reading