Lakes of Gorny Altai: lake Teletskoye
Lake Teletskoye is the largest lake of the Altai. Its name comes from the tribe of the Altai Teleuts, and Altaiski is called Altyn-Kol, which means "Golden lake". According to…

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Question on fishing in the North Karelia June 2014. Jeep-botflies travelers - JEEP 4x4 CLUB
Good day, friends! Was going fishing for the June holidays with two crews (my Jeep with good sneakers and X-Trail - civilian). In the presence of a Flagship and -450…

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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 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

Salt lake

The Bolsheviks succeeded in a relatively easy to solve the problem of conquest of power in the capital and in major industrial centers of Russia. But in the province, in remote areas of the Soviet power had to withstand the resistance that took military forms, and only now the task of overcoming and suppressing the resistance is over in its main features. Russia won by the Bolsheviks.

Historical note:

“By order of Peter the great Lieutenant Mizgir with a detachment of Cossacks in 1714 arrived in the Minusinsk district to protect the Salt lake. First were built the barracks and guard house on the North side of the lake, and then several years later, colonized and established the settlement Outpost. Over a number of years Lieutenant Mizgir was transferred to field units, and then to the General staff, where he served for a long time. At the age of 68 years in the rank of General when retiring back to the village Outpost to his home, where he lived the last years of his life.”

Let’s say that the village eventually turned into a Cossack village, and on equal rights existed and the first name “Outpost”, and later the name of the village Continue reading