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Lake Eibsee (Germany)
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The Lake of the separate zones and provinces

 

For specific zones and province observed its peculiarities in the origin and regime of the lakes of the CIS. In the tundra and taiga of Middle and Eastern Siberia thermokarst lakes dominate, the Genesis of which is associated with thawing of permafrost. In most cases it is the small ponds freeze to the bottom, with a water mass of acidic, poor in fauna and flora, the so-called distrofia lake.

In the provincial forest and tundra of Western Siberia and the Russian plains is dominated by lakes of glacial or glacial-tectonic origin. Are they the best in the North West province of the Russian plain, called “Lakeland”. The size and depth of lakes more thermokarst, frost penetration to the bottom is observed in rare years, the water in lakes is fresh, often enriched with organic matter. In terms of nutrition — it’s pretty rich waters, often with large fisheries. Many of them intensively zavolakivaya, in many lakes there is a lack of oxygen.

Abundant in lakes of forest-steppe and steppe of Western Siberia and Northern Kazakhstan, which contributes greatly to the flat terrain. Basin lakes in these provinces is usually small, flat, saucer, apparently, suffusion of origin. Continue reading

The land of resorts and skiers

 

The Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria is rightly called the pearl of the Caucasus. Having been here only once, coming into contact with the magic of nature, talking to amazing people, people remain fascinated by it for life. The mild climate, magnificent mountains, rivers and waterfalls, amazing lakes, stunning in its depth and beauty, Caucasian hospitality and cuisine leave no one indifferent!

The nature of Kabardino-Balkaria not for nothing is unique: a small territory is, and all peaks-five thousand meters of the Caucasus, except Kazbek, the largest glaciers and raging rivers, and scorching steppes, and Alpine meadows, picturesque gorges, and the centre of ski tourism – the Elbrus region. Operate in the Republic of the camp, where with the help of experienced instructors you can climb on the heart of the Caucasus mountains – two-headed Elbrus, the highest peak of Europe (5642 m), the most beautiful and majestic mountain visible in the distance over 300 km away.

The capital of the Republic – Nalchik

Nalchik is a balneological mud resort of nationwide significance: guests have a 20 sanatoriums, boarding houses, sanatoriums-preventoriums, Continue reading

The Witch lake

 

We have in our town is one scary legend about a witch, or rather her house flooded a few centuries ago. Rumor has it that even after death the soul of the black woman cannot find rest.

The name of your city intentionally did not write – I will say figuratively – near Moscow, in the Leningrad direction. Who knows disrepute our local pond, he will understand, if not – it’s for the best. Advertising witch lake did not want to do, and had the first wave of “tourists” — mainly nonconformists, zasevshih all the surroundings of the waste products and used products of the two – apparently accursed place, they as well affect the potency… and the digestive tract.

But it’s the lyrics. I want to tell you directly, the terrible legend about a witch. We say that it happened two centuries ago. I don’t know how they called these women, maybe the witch or fortune-teller, but on the very spot where now the lake, in a valley, lived a woman. Thank about it was bad, say, hobnob with the dark forces hurl. But going went, illness in the horse which attacks the witch, the demons in the man soul mash ruin – to the witch.

And all would be well, somehow endured local and on such a neighborhood, but then lost several children. Went into the woods toward the witch’s house and seemed to have disappeared. Well someone shouted that the hag in the house lured, and ate. Went to see her. She probably Continue reading