Walking route: Lake Juclar
  This walking tour leads us to lake Juclar. It is the largest lake in Andorra, which is located in the valley of Incles. We will begin Hiking tour to…

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Crater lake USA
  In the southern cascade mountains of Oregon, USA, is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, crater lake. Picturesque mountain lake is famous for its great depth…

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Seven wonders of the present Turkey

 

When on vacation has it all — sea, sun, food and entertainment, — to leave the property optional. Thinks most of the tourists coming to Turkey — on «dacha Russian”. However, outside of hotels and hiding country, many still unknown

THE SEA OF MARMARA

The smallest sea on the planet (with an area of 11 km 2 472. almost three times less Baykal) in the North-East is connected by the Bosphorus Strait to the Black sea, in the South-West — the Straits of the Dardanelles with the Aegean. Hence the ancient Greek name Propontis, which literally means “predmore”. Formed as a result of fracture in the earth’s crust, the sea separated Europe from Asia. Marmara sea never freezes, and because shipping routes are always open. This is important for Istanbul — the main port of Turkey

PAMUKKALE

Only in Turkey travertine (limestone) terraces located on the South-West of the country in the province of Denizli. Travertine arose as a result of salt deposits from saturated with calcium hot springs. The water is considered curative. According to the legend, in one of the pools of Pamukkale was fond of Cleopatra. Today swimming is permitted only in the “pool of Cleopatra” (proof that it sailed the Queen, of course Continue reading

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

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

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