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The biggest lakes in the world: top 10 For those who have never been interested in lakes, it will be interesting to see what their sizes sometimes exceed the size…

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Famous lake of Italy. Lake Como and lake Garda
Lake Como is one of the most beautiful lakes in Italy. Located in the province of Lombardy, at the southern slope of the Alps, near the Swiss border, Como is…

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The Lake of the Five Flowers in Jiuzhaigou (China)
Five Flowers lake is located in the heart of Jiuzhaigou. It changes color from time to time, from yellow to dark green, but most of the time the water here…

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The biggest Japanese lake

The biggest Japanese lake

Biwa is the largest lake of the Country of the rising sun. Since ancient times it is famous for the clear waters, in recent years this pond is an example of careful attitude to the nature for the entire world community.

The largest lake of Japan located on the largest island of the country of Honshu . Here, in the Western part, in Shiga Prefecture have any long revered by the Japanese as a sacred lake Biwa. The water of this lake is so clear that the legend about its purity were stacked hundreds of years ago.

To call this Alpine lake can only be a stretch, Biwa height above sea level of only 86 meters. The length of the lake is 63 km and a width of 20 km. the lake Is divided into North and South. The Northern part of lake Biwa deeper, the average depth here is 50 meters, the southern part of the Biwa is much smaller – tens of times. The deepest part of the lake Biwa is a depression in 104 metres from the water’s surface.

Interestingly, the temperature of the waters of this lake are the same, even at depth. Scientists this fact is not left alone, was carried out the following experiment: on the bottom of the lake were laid, vacuum-Packed plastic bags with rice. As it turned out, at the bottom of lake rice can be stored for three Continue reading

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How many lakes in Karelia?

Lakes is a true visiting card of the Republic. Only relatively large lakes – more than 60 thousand, but the exact number of lakes along with forest Lambada (the so-called Karelia in small forest lakes) is almost impossible to calculate. But the statistics are impressive – the total area of lakes of Karelia — about 18 thousand square kilometers. According to experts, 25% of the area of Karelia occupied by the lake – from giant to tiny reservoirs of lambesc.

Large lakes of the Republic of Onega and Ladoga.

Lake Onega (Onega) – it also informally called Onega sea – is located in the southeastern part of the Republic. On the shores of lake Onega are located in the city of Petrozavodsk, Kondopoga, Medvezhyegorsk. The lake is fed by about 50 rivers, and flows only one — the Svir river.

The lake area without the Islands is from 9.7 thousand square km (without Islands); the volume of water mass is 285 cubic meters; the length from North to South — 245 km, maximum width — to 91.6 km, Average depth is 30 m and the maximum is 127 m. the Height above sea level of 33 m. the length of the coastline on the mainland 1542 km, with Islands — 2699 km

Lake Ladoga (Ladoga; the historical name is nebo) is the largest freshwater lake in Europe. Continue reading

Lembolovsky lake, the largest lake on the Karelian isthmus

Land plots in cottage villages near Lembolovsky lake

Stretches is a natural “font” among the hills in the Vsevolozhsk district of the Leningrad region. It attracts attention not only for its peaceful views – quiet place surrounded with forest, but also a great opportunity to go fishing.

This can be done in any season – ice fishing is no less popular than usual. The old-timers who know the fishing spots, boast a catch of bream and roach, ruffe and perch, pike and burbot, perch and smelt. The best bite in the North Plyos. There is a “production” for fans of “passive hunting”. Orange-cap boletus and edible boletus mushrooms are just asking yourself in the basket.

Many people come here on weekends, but is becoming more and more and those who want’s to buy housing in the Leningrad region is one of the places are always in demand.

The advantages of a house near the lake

In addition to these advantages the surrounding area, you can mention its walking distance to the North of the city (54 km) and ease of movement in both directions Continue reading

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How many lakes in Karelia? Lakes is a true visiting card of the Republic. Only relatively large lakes – more than 60 thousand, but the exact number of lakes along…

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Is There a deadly lake?
The lake of death in Italy One of these creepy lakes is located on the island of Sicily and is called in the local language the lake of death. Even…

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