Most people have a vague understanding of the difference between the lake and the sea due to the historically-established names of the Caspian, Aral and Dead sea, actually being lakes, and lake Baikal, which the locals proudly call the sea, shocked by his size and magnificence.
The lake is a closed depression in the earth’s continental crust, which is filled with water. Lake waters belong to the land, along with rivers, swamps, glaciers and groundwater. A leader in the parameter area in the world is the Caspian sea, there is no depth of the reservoir equal to the Baikal. He is a key reservoir of fresh water for humans.
Lake classification is a consequence of how the lake deepening. Highlights – this is a tectonic lake that was the result of discontinuous horizontal or vertical movements of the earth’s crust. Over time, the fracture gap is filled with water. Thus was formed the lake Baikal, African lakes Nyasa and Tanganyika. With the lowering part of the continental plate due to the emergence of the Caspian and Aral seas.
Lakes are formed when the rock-fall. Thus perevarivaetsya the river bed, necessarily flowing in a mountain valley. A huge number of such lakes in the Pamir and in mountains of Asia Minor. Continue reading
Tour by Train
Globtour Montenegro, leading tour operator Montenegro,presents You an exciting journey through the natural beauty of Montenegro.
Enjoy the breathtaking Moraca canyon. You will head North by train and enjoy the opportunity to appreciate the beauty of the Moraca river from the height of bird flight. Then You go back to the bus and then the journey will continue to the very narrow and deep places of the canyon.
The railway linking the towns of Bar and Belgrade, with a length of 476 km, is one of the most impressive mountain Railways in Europe. The former President of Yugoslavia-Josip Broz Tito was traveling along this railway by his blue train. The train was used to entertain famous guests who have visited Yugoslavia. Arafat, Brezhnev, Nehru, Nasser, Mitterand and Brandt. 175 km the railroad owns the land of the Black mountains.
From Budva bus to Bar
We’ll drive from Budva by bus. On the way to Bar we will pass by the most beautiful places on the coast of Montenegro: Becici, Milocer, Sveti Stefan, Petrovac and Sutomore. Sandy and pebble beaches along the Montenegrin coast string together like a pearl necklace.
From Bar to Kolasin Continue reading
On our planet a great number of lakes, created by nature. But some of her creations are not only beautiful but also very unusual. Not coincidentally, they are among the most beautiful places of our planet and become landmarks of the countries in which they are located. Here are some of them.
Lake Morning Glory
The lake is a Morning glory in Yellowstone National Park (USA). It is a very unusual body of water: the highlight of it is that it has a non uniform bright color and shape of the bottom in the form of pipes. The lake received the poetic name in the 19th century; it then was a beautiful bright purple color. The rumor about wonder lake quickly spread through the world, and the lake became the attraction of these places. Some come to admire the beauty of the lake were throwing coins to come back again, others garbage. All this led to the fact that the heat source that feeds the lake, was clogged; the water multiplied microorganisms, which resulted in a color change. The water itself is very transparent, and the color changes depending on the weather, temperature and number of microorganisms in the water.
Ink lake is located in Algeria Continue reading