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  The therapeutic properties of the Dead sea (Dead Sea), its beneficial effect on the skin is known worldwide. On vacation at the Dead sea in Israel, comes the serious…

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  Small town Salt Iletsk is located in the Orenburg region, on the border of Russia and Kazakhstan. The main attraction of Sol-Iletsk is a unique lake, located at an…

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The MOST AMAZING lakes of the WORLD

 

Because the lake is a closed basin, they are literally tanks for experimental mixes. They can happen strange chemical reactions, but also to emerge anomalous creatures that are found nowhere else on Earth.

Tonle SAP, Cambodia

The unique ecosystem of the Tonle SAP in Cambodia is hard to classify as a lake or river.

In the dry season the Tonle SAP water goes into the Mekong river, but during the monsoon the water flow is so intense that it literally makes back from the river, thereby forming the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia. It especially differs in that its course is twice a year changes in the opposite direction.

Because of these unusual conditions, the region is a treasure trove in terms of biological diversity, and it was named a biosphere by UNESCO.

Crater lake, USA

After a large-scale eruption of mount Mazama in Central American state of Oregon 7 700 years ago left a huge Caldera 600 meters deep into the mountains. Despite the complete absence of supply sources, the crater of mount Mazama gradually, over thousands of years, filled with just rainfall.

Today it is the second deepest lake in North America, and its waters are the most transparent, cleanest and least polluted in the world.

Lake Baikal, Russia

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The Amazing crater lake

 

Crater lake is in southern Oregon, it is very popular among travelers and tourists, it is visited annually by approximately 400,000 people. The length of the lake is 10 km, width 8 km. The deepest part of the lake is 600 metres away.

Crater lake is very unusual, as it is in the crater of a dormant ancient volcano mount Mazama. Now geological evidence suggests that the volcano can Wake up at any time. The color of the lake is surprising travelers – he’s bright blue. 22 may 1902 in the territory adjacent to the lake that was created most interesting national Park, USA. Crater lake is one of the biggest lakes in the world, in the list of the deepest lakes in the world it takes seventh place.

The history of the lake

The first person who visited this lake, according to John Wesle of Hillman, in 1853, he named it “Deep Blue Lake”. The name of the lake changed several times, later it was called “the Majestic lake”, “Blue lake” and finally, “crater lake”.

The local tribe of Americans clames there is a legend connected with this lake, that of mount Mazama fought two gods – Skill and Leo, as a result of battle mountain was destroyed and in its place the lake was formed crater.

Attractions crater lake

Most tourists visit the lake to see the “old man of the lake”, a mascot Kreiter. This is the log that floats on the lake in the unusual, upright and considered, Continue reading

Dominican Republic

 

 

What’s new in the Dominican Republic?

Christopher Columbus visited the Dominican Republic in 1492, he exclaimed in admiration: “This most beautiful land I have ever seen!”

The Dominican Republic can be described as a typical tropical Paradise, about the benefits which you can read in all the tourist brochures. And advertising is not deceptive, there are Golden sand beaches, unique black amber, hundreds of thousands of coconut palms and comprehensive peace.

Geographic features

The Dominican Republic occupies the Central and Eastern part of the island of Hispaniola, located in the heart of the Caribbean archipelago. It also owns numerous Islands, for example, Saona and Beata. The entire country covers an area of 48 730 km².

In the West, the Dominican Republic borders on Haiti, on the southern side it is washed by the Caribbean sea on the North – Atlantic ocean, East of Puerto Rico it separates the Strait of Mona.

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