The largest lake of Maine – Lake Mushed (Moosehead Lake)
Lake Mushed is the largest in Maine, USA. It is located among the peaks of Longfellow and is buried in the forests that surround it. Here originates the river Kennebec.…

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Lake Louise – the gem of Canada
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…

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Lake Baikal – the pearl of the world

Experienced travellers and people who are often traveling to different lands to travel, sometimes ask the question: where else would I need to visit, what places to visit? In the world, of course, such places are vast. Not enough for three lives, to all to visit. But there are special places which should visit everyone who competes for the title of a seasoned traveler.

One such place is lake Baikal. It is also called the pearl of the world. And it’s not just because more than a quarter of world reserves of very pure fresh water. In the first place — is a sacred space, impregnated with tremendous spiritual energy. About the uniqueness of lake Baikal is the presence of many endemic species in its waters. The best-known among endemic species — the Baikal seal, is a kind of a seal and a Baikal omul.

All year the lake attracts thousands and thousands of tourists and fishermen from Russia and from all over the world. Many people visit Baikal every year, regularly getting “recharged”. The peak of activity of tourists, fishing enthusiasts, scholars and tourists have, of course, in the summer, when people can wash and immerse yourself in the famous the purest Baikal water. The locals and the guides will gladly tell you old legends and that from ancient times passed down from generation to generation, and discoveries Continue reading

Big Almaty lake

 

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

The Lake area

At an altitude of almost 1000 meters above sea level lies the unique lake Arey, on which different sides of the towering mountain ranges of Apple and Malkhanskiy. The length of this lake is more than three kilometers, stretching among magnificent pine and cedar forests, and its width is two miles. No river in the lake, the depth of which is thirteen and a half meters, not flows, and underground water is fed only salt water area.

The lake area has received the status of nature monument in 1980, and for environmentalists it is considered one of the most valuable places in the beautiful nature of the Zabaikalsk region. The keen interest of environmental organizations to the pond by the unique properties of water: salinity area is 250 mg/l – the amount of minerals in water is to a lesser degree, but also the lake water are bicarbonate, slightly alkaline and sodium-calcium-magnesium, which attests to their miraculous healing properties. With the filing of the population living in these places, the lake is planned to assign the status of natural protected state Park. The more that was discovered in the waters of a variety of clams – six species of which are listed in the Red book.

Attractions

The lake area is surrounded by a picturesque forest, the shores are rich in vegetation where the ants had built a number of anthills. From the swamps, the sandy area fenced walls and bottom Continue reading

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