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
In the world there is quite much number of salt lakes – large and small. For the most part they are located in dry areas are endorheic basins. However, there are those sizes that are, simply amazing human imagination. This article will talk about the huge salt lakes of our planet.
1. Caspian sea. All it is called a sea, but actually it is a large saline lake. It is the water area of 371 000 square kilometers. If you explore all the healing factors, the Caspian sea can become an excellent place for rest and treatment. However, the political relations of States, which are placed around it, being unable to create a good tourist infrastructure.
2. The Aral sea. This lake is considered to be on the verge of extinction, because back in the 60-ies of the last century it began to dry out. It was formed by the waters of the two rivers that flowed into it (the Syr Darya and Amu Darya), but it began to be used for economic needs. Today the Aral sea as such does not exist. It was divided into two large lakes – Northern, southern Aral.
3. The dead sea, which belongs to three countries – Israel, Jordan, Palestine. The water in this sea is truly unique, has a fairly large percentage Continue reading
Berlin is the largest city in Germany both in area and population. British after London, Berlin is the second largest city in the European Union. Berlin ranks fifth among the largest cities in Europe.
Around the year 1200 on the site of modern Berlin offers two trading settlements – Cologne and Berlin . The exact date is unknown they have received. Berlin was the capital of Prussia and after the creation of the German Empire became its capital. Berlin is one of 16 Federal lands in Germany.
The city’s population is 3.5 million people. Berlin is located on the river banks of the spree river (connected with it ’s nickname” Berlin “Spree-Athen” — “Athens on the spree”) and Havel in the center of the Federal state of Brandenburg, part of which he is not (since 1920).
From Berlin take your breath away. It has the tempo. Berlin is dynamic and changes every day. Get introduced to Berlin and with it, an incomparable culture, legendary nightlife, green oases and lakes. Take a stroll through Berlin, take a look at the most beautiful buildings of the city and see how changes daily Berlin, remaining unchanged.
Potsdam square (Potsdamer Platz) – Berlin area, built with high-rise buildings, which was built on unpopulated Continue reading