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The deepest lakes of the world

 

Tourists love to spend time on the shores of lakes located around the world. Today we offer you to travel and visit the five deepest lakes in the world.

Lake Matano, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Indonesian lake Matano occupies the fifth place in our ranking of the deepest lakes in the world. Its depth is 590 m. the lake is home To dozens of species of algae and endemic fish species.

Tourists vacationing at the lake, you can water skiing, Canoeing and scuba diving. Around the lake there are several nature trails.

Great Slave lake, Canada

This lake is second largest lake of Canada. Its maximum depth is 614 meters.

Vacationers on the lake doing mostly fishing, and wildlife observation. Around the lake are inhabited by many species of animals and birds, including foxes, wolves and coyotes.

Lake Malawi, Rift valley, Africa

The maximum depth of lake Malawi is 706 m. It is the third largest freshwater lake in the world. The lake is located between Mozambique and Tanzania.

In 2011, the lake received official status as a nature reserve. On lake Malawi include scuba diving, underwater hunting or poisoning on a boat trip.

Lake Tanganyika, Rift valley, Africa

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GREAT LAKES

 

the group of large lakes in East. part of the North. Of America. Includes lakes: Upper, Huron. Michigan. Erie. Ontario. Form the largest in the West. hemisphere the accumulation of fresh water — 22,7 thousand km3. Depression of glacial origin, North. the shore is often rocky, steep, South. — low, clayey, and sandy, a lot of Islands. Q. A. are staggered, interconnected short rapid rivers. Inland waterway on the lakes is 1870 km Are sluice channels to bypass rapids.

Concise geographical dictionary. EdwART. 2008.

Great lakes

( Great Lakes ), the Great North American lakes . the system of lakes in the North. America (USA and Canada ) in the basin. R. SV. Lawrence river ; includes big lake superior . Huron . Michigan . Erie and Ontario ; as well as oz. Sainte-Claire . The total area 245,2 thousand km2, water volume of 22.7 thousand km3. Depression tectonic lakes of glacial origin. Many of the Islands; in East. h. oz. Ontario architect. Thousand Islands (more than 1700). North. the shores generally rocky, steep; South. and South-East. – low, clayey, and sandy. By the mid-twentieth century was heavily polluted. The United States and Canada jointly developed and implemented a set of measures to improve the situation. Lakes are staggered and connected by a short and rapid rivers abounding in water. Connecting the Erie and Ontario R. Niagara falls steeply from the Niagara escarpment and forms Continue reading

HOLIDAYS IN KARELIA

 

A lot of poetry, prose and just good words devoted to Karelia. The nature here is really diverse. Whereas 20 years ago many people never heard of Karelia.

“Korean?” – I asked in surprise, peering into my eyes (but they are very ordinary, the Russians).

Of course, not only nature is famous for Karelia. The shrines and monuments of wooden architecture, the national Park Paanajarvi, the largest freshwater lake in Europe – Ladoga, waterfall Kivach. Ancient petroglyphs at Besov Nose (petroglyphs, translated from Greek- “carving on a rock”), Museum-reserve “Kizhi” — one of the largest museums in Russia under open sky.

This, and more, appealing to our the Russian people who want to know about Russia a little bit more.

In every corner of the Republic of Karelia lies something interesting.

Just below – about the attractions of the North Ladoga area, whose borders include the town of Sortavala and the Valaam island.

THE CITY OF SORTAVALA

The town of Sortavala is located on the South-West of Karelia, on the territory of Northern Ladoga. With respect to the Ladoga, located on the Northwest Continue reading