Holiday on lake Zapolska
Vladimir region. The nature of this region — one of the most beautiful in Russia. The reserved forests of Meshchora, where grow in abundance mushrooms and berries, crystal clear lakes…

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The Amazing lake of a thousand Islands in China Forum on Dao De
  There are so many amazing places, and this was the result of human activity. Known for its crystal clear water, Qiandao Lake, or thousand Islands, appeared in 1959, as…

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Crater lake Heckuvan in Akureyri – the deepest lake of Iceland – Planet of Hotels

The cool air even at the height of the short Northern summer, transparent glacial water, the spectacular scenery of the Icelandic plateau will appear before the traveller at strict beauty of the Northern nights. In Akureyri, the second largest city in Iceland, with a population of only 16 thousand people, there is an interesting exercise as connoisseurs of the history of Scandinavian countries, as well as eternal pilgrims, travelling the globe in search of unexplored corners of nature. For historians will be valuable going to the Akureyri Church. and for sportsmen — acquaintance with incredibly deep lake Eskuvo.

Nature – the main wealth of Iceland

A little known cruel nature of Iceland, especially the part located beyond the Polar circle, where is the town of Akureyri: a long winter, summer is fleeting and dormant volcanoes. On one of these volcanoes and settled a volcanic lake Eskuvo.

The volcano Askja, which is a lake, is an active stratovolcano, is located in the center of the Iceland plateau in the national Park Vatnajokull. The volcano height is 1510 meters above sea level. After a huge eruption in 1875 the volcano’s Caldera was formed at the same time two lake Viti and Esquevin. The difference to honey them Continue reading

What is the difference between lakes from seas, what is the difference

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

To go to the Crimea and to rejuvenate: near Kerch is a unique lake – Society – Official portal of Yekaterinburg

Official portal of Ekaterinburg continues a series of publications on useful for the mind and body out in Crimea. This time we will talk about the unique lake Chokrak with “rejuvenating mud”.

The word Chokrak is translated from Turkic as a spring, the key or source. But the water of this lake, located near Kerch, can not be called crystal key. It is opaque and unclear, but that’s why this place is visited by hundreds of tourists.

“Going to the lake, immersed in warm, velvety mass, which pleasantly envelops the body. Forgetting about everything, lay on the water like on an inflatable mattress. Blissfully happy, squint at the sun and watching traveling across the sky the clouds”, – describe their experiences of tourists.

Chokra mix unique in their composition: in addition to the brine, sludge slurry and hydrogen sulfide, in her education involved underwater mineral springs. Compared to the famous mud resort Saki, mud lake Chokrak has a higher concentration of silver and bromine. The healing properties Continue reading

The biggest lake in the world - Semenovsky Vestnik
Our country is amazing, impresses with its vastness and beauty. Every region, city, village has its own history, culture, nature. Russia has so many places worthy of admiration, and many…


Boiling and radioactive: the most terrible lake of the planet
Toxic gases and radioactive radiation, human carelessness and mistakes of nature made these lakes the most dangerous on the planet. LAKE KIVU, CONGO The scenic lake Kivu, which is on…

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