The largest lakes of the world
  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…

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Attractions in Sweden The main beauty of Sweden are of natural origin: the harsh tundra of Lapland, the Islands of the Bothnian Bay, the green hills of the West, rocks…

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The Pink lake Hiller

 

Since 1802 amazing lake Hillier (Hillier) located on the Middle island (Middle) archipelago Richert (Richerch) in Western Australia, is the most amazing place on this continent. Found it British scientist hydrographer Matthew Flinders, when raised to the upper point of the island.

Surrounded by a thick forest of eucalyptus and sandy beaches, pink lake Hiller is impressive in its unearthly, even space. Special riddle gives it that scientists still have not determined the nature of this unusual color of water. There is speculation that the reason lies in the presence of specific microorganisms Dunaliella, Halophilic Halobacteria or, however, none of the tests carried out here since the 1950’s, this hasn’t been verified. Still the pink lake Hillier remains for our advanced and high-tech world full of secrets a mystery.

In the first decade of the twentieth century on the island Hiller, whose coastline is no less than 600 kilometers and a depth less than one meter, the production was organized in the production of salt, but six years later it was closed and never rebuilt.

In fairness it should be noted that lake Hillier is not the only pink lake on our planet, however, it is the least studied at the moment. Other pink lake you will find Senegal (lake Retba), Australia near the city of kids will never get bored Continue reading

The largest lakes of the world

 

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

Strange lakes of the world. The pink lake in Senegal.

In the world there are many beautiful and amazing places created by mother nature.

One of the brightest and most charming — the Pink Lake in Senegal, the country where the final stage of the world famous Rally «Paris-Dakar rally». It is situated in the beautiful environment of sand dunes, and strange exotic baobab trees that are the symbol of Senegal.

This natural wonder attracts tourists from all over the world.

In the evening the Pink Lake adjusts to a dreamy mood. Twilight gives it extra allure and mystique, and its color can vary from pink to deep red, depending on weather conditions. Water may change color and depending on the color of the sky reflected on the water surface. Especially exciting — the lake during sunrise. It excites, confuses…

Such a romantic name of the lake has quite a rational explanation: the color of water — pink because of the microbes that can only survive in salt water. Of course, under such circumstances, we are not talking about fish or other representatives of the water world. The lake is very salty compared to the Red Sea! Off its coast is salt production since 1970.

It is quite complex and unpleasant lesson. Join members of both sexes – men and women. Men, being almost neck-deep in the water get from Continue reading

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