Big Almaty lake (KZ. Lken Almaty KL) is located in the gorge of the Bolshaya Almatinka river on the height of 2511 m above sea level and 28,5 km South of Almaty. Lies in a hollow, surrounded on all sides by mountain peaks. Like the vast majority of lakes of the Tien Shan, was the result of earthquakes. Above the lake rise the three main peaks that can be seen from the North end of the dam: the peak of the Soviets (4317 m) — in the South-East, lake peak (4110 m) — in the South, upwards on a river valley, the peak Tourist (3954 m) — South-West from the lake. Peak West of Turist is the crest of Bolshoi Almaty peak, a pyramid with a height of Z m, which is visible from the city centre. Depending on the time of year, the lake changes its color from light green to turquoise-blue. Fed by glacial water the lake stretches for 1.6 km long, almost a kilometer wide and 40 m deep.
Big Almaty lake is part of the Ile-Alatau national Park. The length of the path to the lake is 23 km from the city. The rise in the gorge itself is very risky because of the mudflow danger, and according to experts on a descent of mudflows, this lake stand the test of nature to this day. Continue reading
KURGAN, August 14, RIA FederalPress. In Kurgan activists of the “popular front” asked the Governor of the region Alexey Kokorin to protect the local bear lake and Little bear in the Petrovsky district.
Social activists urged the Governor to take measures for the protection of the unique properties of these natural objects. TRANS-Ural activists drew attention to the problem of healing of bear lake, where for several years the poachers on a large scale produce precious and rare biological resources – the eggs of the crustacean Artemia.
“We had a constructive discussion, all participants came to the conclusion that in respect of the natural object necessary to produce expert studies, which are urgently needed in light of recent developments in this unique ecosystem: decreased density of water, and last winter for the first time in the history of bear lake is frozen,” – said the head of the regional working group on environmental issues and the protection of forests Olga Gordienko.
Also at the request of the “veterans” of the state unitary enterprise “Resorts of the Urals”, in whose Department there is “bear Continue reading
Residents are invited to the Salt lake
In the South of the Tyumen region can improve your health and get on with the business.
On the healing properties of this unique lake is compared to the Dead sea and the resort of Matsesta in Sochi, but in its territory there is no organized recreational areas or even a small mud baths.
In another two-day press tour in the Tyumen region, the journalists of the Northern regions showed more than a dozen sites for potential investors and by the example of already implemented projects, spoke about opportunities for business.
For example, in Berdusco district eleven prepared investment sites. Because the district is agricultural, the majority of them are intended for the development of animal husbandry. The district has also many lakes, 28 of them are rich in fish, which requires processing facilities. Four lakes are identified for production and processing of organic fertilizer – sapropel.
But one of the most interesting proposals is the creation of a recreational complex on a unique Salty lake, which is located near the village Okunevo. The salt level is so high that it is called the dead – fish is not found there. According to old people, during the great Continue reading