Lake Louise (Lake Louise) in Banff national Park (Canada)
Lake Louise (Lake Louise) is located in Banff national Park in Canada, the southern canadian Rockies. The lake area is 0.8 sq km, a length of about 2 km, width…

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Volcanic lake
Volcanic lake is considered one of the wonders of nature. Because their nature is in truth paradoxical – huge bodies of water, born of fire and heat. Volcanic crater lake…

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Finland. The Territory Of Finland. Finland – information about the country: geography, climate, flora and fauna. Map of Finland

Climate, flora and fauna

The climate of Finland is temperate, transitional to continental. The Finnish climate is much milder than you might think, given its Northern location. The average temperature 6-10 degrees higher than in similar latitudes of other places, due to its proximity to the Baltic sea and West winds from the Atlantic warmed by the Gulf stream. The warmest place is the Aland Islands (the average January temperature is -4’C). The most cold – the North-Western part of Lapland (-16’C). A large part of Finland has an average January temperature from -5’C to -7’C. Summer is cool, especially North of the Gulf of Bothnia. Night frosts occur even in July. The average temperature in July ranges from +15’C to +17’C.

The climate of Finland is characterized by a large number of windy days. Dominated by the southwest warm and humid winds blowing from the Bothnian sea and bringing the bulk of the precipitation. On the coast most precipitation falls in autumn, in the Central regions in winter. Sustainable snow cover is formed in the North in late October and lasts until the end of may, in the Central part – from late November to early may. Winters are long in Northern Lapland polar night lasts about 50 days. Continue reading

The biggest lake in Africa

Lakes are sources of the largest rivers in Africa that provide water and lots of fresh fish inhabitants of the “dark continent”. They are home to unique aquatic and terrestrial species. Africa has some of the biggest lakes in the world – Victoria, Chad, in the centre of the continent, and Tanganyika, lying between the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Tanzania and Zambia. Most large lakes in Africa are located along the continental fault known as the East African rift valley. Let us consider seven of the biggest lakes in Africa.

Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria (pictured) in East Africa located on the lands of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. 69484 with an area of square kilometers, the lake size can be compared with Ireland. Victoria gets its water from many rivers, the largest is the Kagera. Water from the lake then drains into the river via the Owen falls, where hydroelectric power plants are artificial. It is the second largest freshwater lake in the world, where there are major ports, countless small fishing villages. Green grassy shore of Homa Bay, Kenya are the ideal base from which to explore the wildlife of lake Victoria. Crocodiles and hippos grazing on the shores, and boat trips Continue reading

Lakes of Italy

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