The city of Ust-Ilimsk
  Twenty million rubles allocated from the regional budget for unscheduled repairs of school № 2 in the village Train Ust-Ilimsk district. Another million for the same purpose was received…

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The LAKE GARDA IS the LARGEST LAKE in ITALY
  Lake Garda is the largest lake of Italy, the area of its water surface is 370 sq. km the Lake is shared between three regions – Veneto (province of…

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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

Lake Louise

 

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

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…

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Resorts in Grodno and Grodno region in Belarus (Belarus)
    The wealth of the Grodno region of the Republic of Belarus is invaluable: they are magnificent forests, and beautiful lakes, and a vast resort and recreation. Resorts Grodno…

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