Because the lake is a closed basin, they are literally tanks for experimental mixes. They can happen strange chemical reactions, but also to emerge anomalous creatures that are found nowhere else on Earth.
Tonle SAP, Cambodia
The unique ecosystem of the Tonle SAP in Cambodia is hard to classify as a lake or river.
In the dry season the Tonle SAP water goes into the Mekong river, but during the monsoon the water flow is so intense that it literally makes back from the river, thereby forming the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia. It especially differs in that its course is twice a year changes in the opposite direction.
Because of these unusual conditions, the region is a treasure trove in terms of biological diversity, and it was named a biosphere by UNESCO.
Crater lake, USA
After a large-scale eruption of mount Mazama in Central American state of Oregon 7 700 years ago left a huge Caldera 600 meters deep into the mountains. Despite the complete absence of supply sources, the crater of mount Mazama gradually, over thousands of years, filled with just rainfall.
Today it is the second deepest lake in North America, and its waters are the most transparent, cleanest and least polluted in the world.
Lake Baikal, Russia
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In the centre of Croatia is the unique national Park Plitvice lakes . Since 1949, the Plitvice lakes are a national Park. Until 1958 here would not let anyone, well, currently, it is equipped with Hiking trails, routes for environmentally friendly electric trains, and on ferries and small boats (electric traction). Since 1979, the “Plitvice lakes” was included in the UNESCO list of “World heritage”.
Waterfalls of Plitvice lakes
The beauty of the Plitvice lakes and waterfalls
The river Korana, flowing in these places through limestone, caused dams and barriers, thereby creating beautiful lakes, waterfalls and caves.
The untouched nature of the national Park
In the Park is prohibited to make fires, put up tents, swim in lakes, catch fish, according to this, it is possible to meet wild animals, and in clear lakes to see a variety of fish, and generally enjoy the local beauty.
Water in lakes has shades from light blue, to turquoise. Just in the national Park “Plitvice lakes” there are 16 lakes and about 140 waterfalls of various sizes, while the number of falls is constantly changing.
Tour of the national Park “Plitvice lakes”
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The Bohinj lake we managed to get out last summer twice. And something tells me that we will not rest.
The lake is located in the Eastern Julian Alps, at a height of 523 m above sea level. It is the largest lake of Slovenia . however, if desired, it can be seen in one day. But I assure you, the circles do not go there, it’s not paved diocleaner bled. Bohinj — it is the call of nature! Want to fly — fly, want to run — run, want to breathe — breathe!
But to slow down a bit and start from the earth — stay . Near the lake, two villages Stara Fužina and Ribčev Laz. Don’t know what is the size of the local population, but walking the local streets, it seems that more than half of the houses — this is a rented apartment. And the first thing that comes to mind that booking presents only a small part. If you want to pick, poravnati, in addition to booking explore the official website of lake Bohinj and this, or read the pdf brochure.
The website of the local camp of the Parking lot for the camping enthusiasts . Not to be confused with tourism in the Russian style — “savage”, Wi-Fi, kitchen, toilet with shower — will not let you forget that you are human.
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