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.
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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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
Ebeko − active complex stratovolcano type Somma-Vesuvius, located in Northern Paramushir island. Seven kilometers North-West from Severo-Kurilsk. A volcano is a mountain system of Great Kurile ridge, Vernadsky ridge.
Ebeko has founded 2400 years ago. The volcano is composed of ANDESITES and andesite-basalts. The height of the top Ebeko is 1156 meters. Its Somma, whose diameter is three to five kilometers, destroyed. It surrounds the crest of semi-annular elongated in Meridian direction of the Central cone of the volcano, with the top three adjoining crater with depths of from seventy to one hundred meters and diameters from two hundred fifty to three hundred and fifty meters. Craters filled with hot lakes, sulphur, thermal springs. Many lateral craters of the volcano − explosive craters and cirques are also the centers of hydrothermal and fumarole activity.
Until the mid-sixties of the 20th century, the lake in the Central crater of Ebeko volcano is heated by underground springs. However, after the eruption of 1965, the flow of warm water from the bowels of the volcano ceased. As a result, the water level in the lake fell by eleven meters. The water is gradually beginning to cool. Nowadays this lake feeds water melting snowfield, located near the volcano
Ebeko is characterized by high Continue reading