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 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
New Zealand’s South island is famous not only for the fact that it was filmed the trilogy of Lord of the Rings and two of the film “Hobbit” about the journeys of Bilbo Baggins, but for the fact that here is one of the most transparent lakes in the world.
The lake is located in a National Park Nelson.
The lake depth of 76 meters, and distilled water is so clear and pure that you can see the bottom.
The indigenous people of New Zealand “Maori” call it a lake blue – Rotomairewhenua .
For the first time, it sank the Danish photographer Claus Timman
(Klaus Thymman) with the permission of New Zealand authorities.
Timman takes for such channels as National Geographic, BBC, CNN, and also worked with brands such as: Nike, Sony, Ralph Lauren and Nokia. Continue reading