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
In Russia Finland often called “land of a thousand lakes”. Actually, that’s wrong. Finland should be called “the country of THOUSANDS of lakes”. There are about 56 000 lakes, the area of which is at least one hectare. And when you consider reservoirs with an area of 500 square meters, they are across the country collected almost 190 000!
The greatest number of lakes – more than 8,000 – is located in the municipality of Inari, in Lapland. On the second and third place also North of the commune Enoteca ( 3 000) and Kuusamo (2 000). Only in six communes of the lake is completely absent. This Aura (Western Finland), Upala in the province of häme, Kerava in the Helsinki Metropolitan area, Marttila (near Turku) and åland’s capital Mariehamn, and Sottunga (åland).
Detailed information about Finnish water bodies ranging in size from one hectare collected and systematized on the website (in Finnish, Swedish and English). Here can be found plenty of useful information on the size, depth, condition of the lakes and seasonal changes (e.g. water temperature or the thickness of the ice cover), their flora and fauna. The site is maintained by Center of environment of Finland, but their own observations and photographs can add and citizens.
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Storm has unique natural therapeutic resources, the main of which are the purest sea, sandy beach, Prairie – mild curative climate and mud lake.
Yevpatoria. Stormovoe. Swimming in the sea.
Sea bathing – a well-hardened children. During the immersion of the skin blood vessels become narrow, the blood rushes to the internal organs, felt a chill. And then, on the contrary, are expanding dramatically, the outflow of blood from the internal organs, and body warmth. Swimming helps in many diseases of the musculoskeletal system, extremities anaemia, weight loss, well pulls the spine and makes a perfect full body massage. Sea water contains 37 elements from the periodic table, and chemical composition similar to human blood. Penetrating through the pores of the skin, trace minerals have a therapeutic effect: iodine ions are useful for metabolism, treatment of atherosclerosis, pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma. Ions of bromine beneficial for nervousness, hypertensive disease. By the way, thanks to the bromine swimming in the sea restore the dream. Dissolved trace elements sodium, potassium, magnesium, calcium increase skin elasticity, decrease puffiness and sagging. Sea bathing form a protective layer for the skin and nails. And because Continue reading