The best reservoirs of our planet

Nature Russia: amazing lake
  Lakes of Russia – one of the national wealth of our country. They can be large and small, freshwater and saline, deep and shallow. Before You five amazing lakes…

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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?"…

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The inhabitants of the Kazachinsko-Lensky district are fighting for Swan lake

 

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

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

Major lakes and rivers of the taiga

 

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.

Geography grade 8

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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

The Earth Chronicles

may 18, 1960 three priests said that they had seen loadingrow monster in Lough REE in Ireland.This is one of three lakes in Ireland, which saw a monster. In 2001, the lake was even a search party which was covered by the Irish media. We collected information on 8 of the most famous lakes in which at different times were seen by eyewitnesses unusual, unknown to science being, the existence of which is not currently proven.

1. Loch Ness, Scotland. Without exaggeration, the most famous lake monster in the world. Samaritanism rumors of which date back to the VI century BC,according to many scientists – the last dinosaur living on earth.

2. Lake Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada. Ogopogo is a legendary monster that brought fame to the whole of British Columbia and almost come close in popularity to Nessie. Seen for the first time in 1958, he was regularly described by eyewitnesses as long sleader with a body resembling a barrel, a long neck and fins.

3. Lake Labynkyr, Yakutia, Russia. Labinski Hell – beast, seen by Yakut in the nineteenth century. Although the photo – video evidence or not, the monster noticed not one scientific expedition. Additionally, the noise supposedly made by the monster, was able to record, and with the help of sonar, there was a huge shadow, is clearly not suitable in size or one famous Continue reading

Water resources
  The number of natural and artificial reservoirs, water and hydropower resources of the Perm Krai ranks first in the Urals. According to official figures, the water Fund of the…

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Rowing Azerbaijan
  Lake Kösen - Am is the largest Alpine lake in the North Caucasus, situated in the mountainous region of Chechnya, on the southern slope of the Andean mountain range,…

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