The Lake of Samara and the Volga Federal district
Volga Federal district is a territory adjacent to the Volga or close to it situated, economically and geographically adjacent to it. Within the Volga region allocated comparatively upbeat with the…

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New Year in Bali
3 - 10 day Breakfast. Free time for relaxing on the sea. The opportunity to order additional excursions. For guests in hotels 4-5* - as a gift - a tour…

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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

Unique lake Peach lake

In this lake you can’t swim In it… not the fish… But in Peach lake you can walk…

This is one of the most amazing lakes of our planet and it is situated on the island of Trinidad. It consists of… asphalt. And asphalt of high quality. They cover the road the islanders, and they are not alone. For example, one of the most symbolically Laden roads of the world — Avenue pall Mal in London which leads to Buckingham Palace is lined with natural asphalt from Peach lake.

Hundreds of tons of natural asphalt is scooped out of the Peach lake annually, but its level is not reduced: underground asphalt “plant” is running strong, making up for something that takes people.

The surface of the lake supple and oily, if you try to “scoop up” his “water,” she pulled thick strands of tar. This lake cannot be called a fixed – it passes its life, however, very similar to life in other lakes.

In the depths of the Peach lake always something bubbling. And here on the surface of the slowly diverge to the shore from the center of the strange thick waves, when a new piece of tar rises from the depths. Or it suddenly starts to bubble – up to the surface from the depths of sulfurous gases.

The lake is known since ancient times. Even Walter Raleigh, English Navigator and organizer of the pirate expeditions of the sixteenth century, used local asphalt to cover the hull Continue reading

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

Crater lake Heckuvan in Akureyri - the deepest lake of Iceland - Planet of Hotels
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Lake Louise (Lake Louise) in Banff national Park (Canada)
Lake Louise (Lake Louise) is located in Banff national Park in Canada, the southern canadian Rockies. The lake area is 0.8 sq km, a length of about 2 km, width…

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