The Most amazing crater lake
  Called crater lake formed in the crater of a volcano, or in the cavity formed due to the failure of the summit of the volcano. The water of these…

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The Caldera of Uzon volcano description
  The Uzon Caldera is a unique area manifestation of modern volcanism. The Caldera of Uzon volcano is on the Kamchatka Peninsula on the territory of the Kronotsky reserve, South…

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Dominican Republic

 

 

What’s new in the Dominican Republic?

Christopher Columbus visited the Dominican Republic in 1492, he exclaimed in admiration: “This most beautiful land I have ever seen!”

The Dominican Republic can be described as a typical tropical Paradise, about the benefits which you can read in all the tourist brochures. And advertising is not deceptive, there are Golden sand beaches, unique black amber, hundreds of thousands of coconut palms and comprehensive peace.

Geographic features

The Dominican Republic occupies the Central and Eastern part of the island of Hispaniola, located in the heart of the Caribbean archipelago. It also owns numerous Islands, for example, Saona and Beata. The entire country covers an area of 48 730 km².

In the West, the Dominican Republic borders on Haiti, on the southern side it is washed by the Caribbean sea on the North – Atlantic ocean, East of Puerto Rico it separates the Strait of Mona.

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The Kerch community to save the lake Chokrak

 

Environmental public organization «Ukrainian society for the protection of birds” 29 – 30 November conduct final conference. The event takes place in the framework of the campaign “I love my coast”.

Throughout the year, in the vastness of the Tarkhankut and Kerch peninsulas of the Crimea under the auspices of the society was held environmental action not only on cleaning of the protected coasts, but also large-scale restoration of water bodies.

“rates of Freshwater to the arid steppes are the most important objects to maintain balance in nature and development of biodiversity in our region.

During the conference, presentations will prodemonstriruet the results of the work of the public organization.

On the territory of regional landscape Park Karolinskogo in the area Karaska beams. Babicka. Plague, Mizerska. There are snigireva dam ponds.

These beams are fed by springs and precipitation, freshwater runoff and flow into the salt lake Chokrak. which, according to the petition of the Leninsky district administration. by order dated December 21, 2011 the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Continue reading

The Most amazing crater lake

 

Called crater lake formed in the crater of a volcano, or in the cavity formed due to the failure of the summit of the volcano. The water of these lakes are usually high-acid (saturated volcanic gases). On their bottom there is a residue of a saturated green color.

The selection of the most amazing crater lakes.

1. Crater lake crater of the volcano mount Mazama – Oregon, USA.

This lake is famous for its amazing blue and incredibly clear water. Is the deepest lake in the U.S. (594 meters). The power of the reservoir is derived solely from atmospheric precipitation.

2. Crater lake Quilotoa Ecuador.

The depth of the lake is 250 metres away. The water is greenish hue due to the dissolved minerals in it. The lake is very cold, in some places along the shore there are hot keys and microlaser, which spring from cracks in the crater.

3. Crater lake Albertina rift – Africa.

The lakes include some of the deepest lakes in the world, including lake Tanganyika, with a depth of 1470 meters. All lakes were formed as a result of the appearance of rifts.

4. Crater lake Kelimutu – Flores island, Indonesia.

At the top of the Kelimutu volcano has three crater lakes of different Continue reading