In one of the corners of Yelowstone reserve (Wyoming), famous for its geysers and thermal springs, is the most amazing multi-colored lake on Earth, which I was lucky to see in my life.
Such an unusual name it received thanks to Elizabeth McGowan, the wife of the Manager of the local land in the nineteenth century. In those days, the lake water was a bright blue color with yellow, sometimes orange trim, and the woman drew attention to the fact that it really is like the flower of a Morning Glory . featuring bright blue colors and quirky twisted shape.
On the way I met a rather cheerful Americans, who continually picked on me by the local saying: “if you Want to survive — get in the hole”. At first, to be honest, I don’t really understand what it was about, but the guys explained to me that the seismic situation in this region is quite unstable. Every year it shakes bad, but people exaggerate the rumor of the imminent the powerful volcanic eruption of Yellowstone. Together mocking is characteristic of some people to alarmism, we walked towards the lake.
When I looked at this natural creation for the first time, I was speechless and just stood there for a few minutes. Slightly moving away from hypnotic influence, my mind flashed a rapid and loud “it’s amazing, Continue reading
Today we will take a short tour of lakes in Italy. Here you will find a description of the largest lakes, such as Garda, Como and others.
Italian lake holidays is a special type of rest that is the most popular among tourists. But the true connoisseurs who are looking for tranquility, beauty, and unity with nature, will enjoy reading this short review.
First, of course, took the lake Garda. Many consider it a small sea, not a lake. This huge reservoir, which is located among the rocky mountains, is a classic example of a Mediterranean resort. Hot springs, surfing, horse riding, Golf, expensive hotels, the biggest disco in Europe – all this you will find here.
It can be noted that the activities on this lake is considered very prestigious and not many can afford a trip here. The province of Garda, famous for its wine and citrus plantations. Located on the shores of lake Garda, Italy sights, mainly the villages that exist only because of tourism. It is the most famous Sirmione (tourists come here for its curative mineral springs), and a little Fat (of the famous monuments of the reign of Mussolini), Desenzano (the only one that has a view of the whole length of the lake), romantic Malcesine (all the lovers hiding here), a noble of Verona (the resting place of emperors and rich Continue reading
My America. Great lakes – the largest lake of the world all together contain less water than the lake – VOICES MY AMERICA
Great lakes (Fig. Great Lakes, FR. Grands Lacs) — a Grand natural system of freshwater lakes in North America, in the U.S. and Canada. Includes a number of large and medium-sized reservoirs, connected by rivers and Straits. An area of about 245,2 thousand km², the volume of water is 22.7 thousand km³.
To actually five Great lakes include the largest: Upper, Huron, Michigan, Erie and Ontario. They are associated with several medium-sized lakes, the most important of which are the St. Marys, St. Clair, Nipigon. These lakes belong to the basin of the Atlantic ocean. Stoke on the St. Lawrence river. On the formation of lake basins are significantly influenced by tectonic processes. The weight of the glacier pushed the earth’s crust, and after the glacier melted away, she slowly began the process in reverse: post-glacial uplift, which is also very noticeable in the area of the Gulf of Bothnia and Finland. The water mass of lakes formed by the melting of the glacier. North coast Great lakes South rises faster, which leads to the effect of “transfusion” water and slow the flooding of land in the South.
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