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Unique lake Boksitogorsky district, Leningrad region

The supply of fresh water Petrodvorets, Lomonosov, the red Village is due to extraction of groundwater. In particular, Krasnoselskii water system water is supplied from captaia, created on the basis of deposits of fissure-karst waters. On the fissure-karst aquifers the drilling of wells. and water features a good quality. Deposits of karst rocks in the Leningrad region found extremely small, but in Boksitogorsk district of the nature of karst is manifested in all its glory.

Spirovska lake

On the border of Leningrad and Novgorod areas there are lakes and streams, United in Spirovska water system length of approximately ten kilometers. Lakes and rivers have karst origin that makes them exceptional properties, namely, periodic disappearance, when the waters suddenly disappear with all its inhabitants, and then just as suddenly re-emerge.

Spirovska lake is not too deep and are renowned for with numerous bays and tributary waters in the rivers and rukako. The lakes are replenished with water mainly due to numerous natural springs. Every 5-7 years is incredible: water from lakes goes underground through sinkholes large diameter — one of which reaches 40 meters in diameter. The water noise is drawn into the mouth, literally a week later, the lake dries Continue reading

The Lake of Plastira – Thessaly Switzerland

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Lake Plastira – Thessaly Switzerland

Lake Plastira (the official name of the Tavropos ) is an artificial lake . located in the mountains of Thessaly (kardítsa district), at an altitude of 750 meters, supplying water to the Hydroelectric settlement and Tavropos of Karditsa.

The Tavropos reservoir – manmade – blue “shred” on a green canvas created by nature; the creation of man and nature, which became one of the most beautiful places in Greece, ideal for a relaxing holiday in all seasons .

Interestingly, the human intervention has not worsened the climate of the region, but rather is improved, contributing to the development of this district in all spheres of life and especially in travel .

Currently the lake Plastira with its scattered here and there, traditional villages, beautiful fjords, crystal clear water, in which more than 10 species of fish, on the right is the decoration district of Karditsa.

In addition, lake Plastira has a remarkably convenient geographical position, is situated at 325 km from the capital of Greece and 250 km from Thessaloniki.

In ancient times there ran the river Tavropos . which in the South was connected to Acheloos . the second longest river of Western Greece. The very same area was called Continue reading

Big Lake – View local history information

Great Lake

The village is a Large Lake located in Pavlodarskom the Gorky village Council district. Northern forest-steppe. North-East from Omsk to 80 km, 30 km South-West from the district center, the road is profiled. The nearest railway station -Kalachinsk — 66 km.

The village was founded in 1803. Among the first inhabited village Churches O., G. Novoselov. A. Garahin, S. Sedelnikov, I. Isakov, I. T, P. Kolmogorov, And A. Fedorov. K. Stephan. A. Khrapov, G. Liquors. Naselenie — Russians.

In 1913 the village had 7209,7 acres, including a convenient 5254.8 acres of land. The village is situated on a country road when a Large lake and the river Taruga. Before the revolution, the village belonged successively to the composition Syrovatskii, Kulikov and St. George townships. In 1917-1924 gg. —composed of Yuriev parish of Kalachinsk district of the Omsk province. Since 1924 — in Konikowska (Gorky) region.

The main occupation of the population — arable farming and animal husbandry. In the village there was a forge, windmills, from the beginning of the twentieth century — a private butter factory and Creamery, 1908 artisanal Creamery, the village was famous for the manufacture Continue reading

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