The largest and most famous lake in the Altai mountains. Fanned by many legends, is revered among the indigenous people. The lake is navigable, the depth up to 325 meters. Motor access to the lake is only in three places, the main part of the shore inaccessible cliffs, where no foot may tread. Most attractions can be seen only from the water by boat.
Teletskoye (or Altyn-Kul, Altynkul, Altynkol, Golden lake; winout. Altyn Kel) is a lake situated in the South of Western Siberia, in Turochaksky and Ulagan districts of the Altai Republic.
Name Teletskoye (Tiele, Teletskoe) the lake received about 400 years ago by Russian explorers, because on its banks dwelt Turkic tribes telesy (in the literature there is a widespread misconception that the name comes from the word “Teleuts”). The local people from time immemorial his name was Altyn-Kol, the Golden lake. The Mongols called the lake Altan-Nuur, in the Chinese geography it is known as the Altai or Arty.
The climate in the valley of lake Teletskoye continental; and in the opposite ends of the climatic characteristics differ from each other. For example, in the southern part of the Teletskoye lake, in an average of 4-5 degrees warmer, but in the Northern part of the falls twice precipitation. Here occurs Continue reading
Population of Zambia
9770 thousand people.
The Location Of Zambia
Zambia is a country in South Central Africa. In the North it borders with the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania in the East with Malawi, in South-East — with Mozambique, South Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia, on the West with Angola.
Times Of Zambia
Visa to Zambia
For travel to Zambia for the citizens of Russia need a visa.
The Climate Of Zambia
Flora Of Zambia
Fauna Of Zambia
For wildlife of Zambia is typical elephant, lion, Rhino, several species of antelope, Zebra, Jackal, hyena, crocodile. Inhabits large number of snakes and birds. Occasionally there are ostriches. Common termites, mosquitoes, tsetse flies.
Rivers and lakes of Zambia
The main rivers are the Zambezi and its tributaries Kafue and the Luangwa, and Luapula and Chambeshi. The largest lakes are Bangweulu, the southern part of lake Tanganyika, the Eastern part of Maru and Kariba — largest reservoir.
National parks, Victoria falls and the town of Kabwe, which was found near the remains of “Rhodesian man”, who lived at the same time as Neanderthal. The city has an Anthropological Continue reading
Lake Louise is a magnificent natural wonder, which is located in Canada, in the remarkable Banff National Park. This area of Canada is famous for scenic places, great variety of wild animals and vegetation, the beautiful ski slopes and well-developed tourist infrastructure.
Real decoration of the Park is a wonderful lake. which lies at an altitude of 1646 meters. The size of it – half a kilometer wide and is almost 2km in length. Gave rise to the birth of lake massive glaciers located in this area.
Waters of lake Louise are incredibly pure emerald in color, which appeared thanks to local rock, which has melted glaciers and brought down from the mountains into the lake. That’s why the original name of the lake sounded like an Emerald.
Why the lake changed its name?
Beautiful pond, which is known to all among the Rocky mountains, not long was called, reflecting his extraordinary color of the water. The modern name is Louise it was in honor of the lovely Louise, who was the daughter of Queen Victoria, ruling in England. Smart and beautiful girl was married to the Governor of Canada, whose name was John Lorne Campbell.
And, although, in Canada, she has lived absolutely not for long, but during this time managed to make a significant contribution to the development of the country, was interested in and helped to solve Continue reading