o lake Michigan 58 thousand km2;
o lake Huron – 59,6 thousand km2;
o lake Victoria 68 thousand km2;
o lake superior is estimated at 82.4 thousand km2;
o sea-Caspian lake – 376 thousand km2.
The deepest lakes of the world are:
o Issyk-Kul – 668 meters;
o Niassa – 706 meters;
o the Caspian sea – lake – 1025 meters;
o Tanganyika is 1470 meters;
lake Baikal is 1620 meters.
The largest lake on the planet Earth is the Caspian sea, it is located in the internal regions of Eurasia and contains 78 thousand cubic kilometers of water – more than 40% of the total water lakes in the world, by area, the lake superior even to the Black sea. The sea, the lake is called that only because it has the most marine of the properties of large – area, large volume of water, severe storms, and specific hydrochemical conditions.
From the South to the North of the lake, the Caspian sea stretches for almost 1,200 miles, and from West to East it stretches from 200 to 450 kilometers.
Origin this is the oldest part of the salted lake bluff, which existed 5 to 7 million years ago. In the ice age into the Caspian sea from Continue reading
Tourists almost completely destroyed the blooming lotuses, whose beauty has recently admired the hundreds of thousands of people. Lotus seeds in the Volgograd region brought fishermen from Astrakhan five years ago.
Since ancient times, the Lotus is considered a sacred plant because of its open flowers ability to turn with the sun.
Today, the site of the once Lotus plantations, there were only a few flowers. Locals together with the administration accused of blasphemy in the heads of the natural Park “Volga-Akhtuba floodplain”, which is directly, in their opinion, should be responsible for the lake.
– We repeatedly tried to talk to the leadership of the natural Park, but no response, the lake turned into a puddle – konasov worried, Alexander, the Deputy head of the Kirov rural settlement sredneakhtubinsky district. – And because this area is under the jurisdiction of the Park. Now the lake of debris on pure enthusiasm cleaned the toes “Unity”. You can safely predict that in the Volgograd region of lotuses will be no more.
The information that the responsibility for the safety of lotuses lies entirely on the shoulders of the nature Park “Volga-Akhtuba floodplain” Continue reading
Extraordinary expedition along the island Kunashir (southern Kuriles) has committed a group of tourists from Sakhalin – acquainted with the harsh beauties of the participants in the mobile camp of the Center of youth tourism, members and volunteers of the boomerang club went on a sailing catamaran, sea kayak and motor boat.
As noted in the boomerang club, tourists on the Islands the phenomenon is not rare, you can meet people from every corner of our vast country, as, indeed, of aliens, for example, before the island was visited by the Swedes. However, the youth surprised the local old-timers. Even the soldiers of the Outpost “Lagoon” during the morning exercise ran up to take pictures with the unusual Smoked by the courts.
For three weeks a group of 17 people visited almost all major attractions of Kunashir. Cape stolbchaty is one of the business cards of the most southern Islands of the Great ridge – examined not only from the sea and land, but also underwater, where magnificent natural sculpture is no less exciting. Limestone pillars plus clear water of the sea of Okhotsk create the impression of some ancient monument, passing Continue reading