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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No, we do not encourage you to admire the Colosseum or ride a gondola, because everyone has the right to decide what city to give preference. But there is in this amazing country and the things that need to be done, in whatever part of it you were not.
To climb the volcano
In Italy a lot of places where you can test your courage on strength. Includes numerous volcanoes, both active and extinct. For example, to Sicily to climb mount Etna dormant, and if you’re lucky — and see how it erupts.
The volcano in Italy,
If we risk once again you don’t want to, you can go for a walk to Vesuvius or to see volcanic lakes, which are located in craters of dormant volcanoes Albano and Bracciano.
Shout in the stands
One of these cults is Italian football. Love it all from small to large, and in the stands there is indescribable atmosphere. If you want enough to yell, drain all the accumulated negative and to have some foreign friends, what better place than a football stadium.
By the way, it is not necessary to plan a trip to Italy for the Championships — the matches take place here every week, and the passions Continue reading
In the distant, beautiful land of Russia, among picturesque meadows, gloomy forests and majestic mountains, at a height of 803 meters above the ground, there is a wonderful lake with an equally amazing name, Jack London Lake. This natural wonder is located in the Magadan region, yagodninsky district, and is one of its most important natural attractions.
It’s beautiful in here! A fascinating look the scenery infinite strip running off into the distance, beyond the horizon. Forests give way to groves, groves, fields, here and there one can see the berry glade. The eye never wearied of the monotony of the landscape. And as here the birds sing! In all keys, loud, loudly, so much so that the heart begins to beat fast fraction. The climate in this place of earth is severe enough, in winter, the temperature falls sometimes below ;30 °C, the southern man to withstand this test of strength is very difficult, but local people have long adapted to such weather conditions and not even notice the drops of the bars on their thermometers. When Russia embraces the white of snow and the whole Russia sinks into its winter sleep, here comes something mystical, mysterious, inexplicable, and therefore, is attractive. The land becomes a canvas for creativity, which writes Continue reading