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
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