The largest lake in the world Baikal
  In the centre of Eurasia there is the most large and unique lake in the world, the Baikal, with bird's-eye resembles a Crescent moon with transparent blue water. The…

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Rezekne Attractions Guide Area
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The Researchers had set the Guinness record, lost in the lake labynkyr

 

Tatar underwater research detachment of the Russian geographical society was established on Friday a record for Soi Ki-Guinness, lost in the lake Labynkyr in Oymyakon region of Yakutia.

The record was set on 1 February 2013 at 14.00. The squad made a dive into the lake at the coldest point of the globe in the coldest time of the year.

Record set 10 representatives of the Russian geographical society: Chairman of the scientific Committee of the Federation of underwater sports of Russia, the owner of record of the Republic in the dive to a depth of 165 m, the owner of the World Cup in sport diving, Dmitry Schiller, diving specialist underwater research team of the RGS, the course-Director for technical and recreational diving Victor Azarenka, Vice-President of Federation of underwater sports of Russia, the course Director for recreational and technical diving Michael Schoolchildren, pity cave diver, diving instructor Andrey Filippov, ice Explorer and photographer, technical diving instructor Alexander Gubin the Chairman of the Commission on underwater Speleology Federation of underwater sports of Russia, winner of several geographical discoveries in the field of underwater Speleology Andrey Gorbunov, candidate of sociological Continue reading

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

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