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
Lake Louise is a unique nature beauty famous Banff National Park, an area of over 6,000 square kilometers, rich in flora and fauna, and magnificent ski resort, with its many attractions and entertainment that attracts millions of tourists from around the world.
The incredible beauty of the surrounding landscapes is already open on the Icefields Parkway, through Lake Louise, the road with the sparkling glaciers descending to the roadside, is considered the most beautiful highway in the world. Another natural attraction – the Great Divide – the boundary between the canadian States of Alberta and British Columbia, and a place where water flows are separated and run in two oceans – Pacific and Atlantic.
The surrounding resort features several beautiful waterfalls, such as Bridal Veil Falls, Mistaya Falls, Cauldron Falls, Nigel Creek Falls, as well as a Grand waterfall Takakkaw Falls is the third highest in Canada (380). Amazing place Johnston canyon – in some places very narrow, with high, up to 30 m, with walls of limestone older than 350 million years, the canyon in winter is like a frozen fairy tale with silent waterfalls and pillars of sparkling blue ice.
Marvel at the beauty of the surrounding landscapes, you can use the cable car that lifts on mount Whitehorn height of 442 m. the resort hosts various festivals – for example, holiday Lake Louise 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