Beautiful Lake Rudolf is reminiscent of the seaside. Here is pretty long, sandy beaches, and the waves are very mobile and sensitive to the winds like the sea. There is almost never calm, and the fishermen do not remain idle, their boats permanently moored at the piers.
Lake Rudolph has another name – Turkana, according to the legend here was found the oldest skeleton Turchinskogo boy. This heavenly beauty of the lake and has a beautiful turquoise color, due to which the locals gave the lake the name of the Jade Sea. Lake Rudolf is in the North Eastern rift valley of Kenya, and there few rivers meet the sea: Cryo, OMO and Turkwel. Most of the lake belongs to Kenya, only the extreme Northern part of the “sticks” in the territory of Ethiopia. In General, the length of Lake Rudolf is 312 km, while its depth reaches 30 meters.
In ancient times the length of the lake was almost 400 kilometers from the OMO Valley to Valley Baringo. During this period, the lake became a river that flowed to the North-West and, thus, fell into the Nile.
Due to the fact that lake Turkana is in the wilderness, there are frequent storms and strong Continue reading
The list of potential fishing areas is developing subject – in this case, the regional Ministry of agriculture. Only the area exposed to the competition 21 the reservoir, among which are the Uvildy, the lake Ilmen, lake Pehowa, Great Speak, spruce, Light, Great Elancik, Iremelica reservoir, the Second, Taskul, Brekhunov, etc. they are All the results of the contest were awarded new users for a period of 10 years. Each participant presented their business plan on the future development of the waterfront. The preference was given to users who are ready to stocking the lake, and not just the sale of permits to fishermen.
Thus, according to the head of the Department of state control on the Chelyabinsk region of the Russian Federal fisheries Agency Boris Moscovskogo, if in the next few years, tenants will not fulfill their obligations for cleaning, protection of the territory and the stocking of the reservoir, the agreement with them will be terminated. In particular, there will be a special monitoring Continue reading
Lake Baskunchak called the all-Russian salt-cellar. This unique waterfront area of 110 square kilometres is a unique depression on the top of a giant salt mountain, leaving deep under the ground and covered by a layer of sedimentary rocks. The depth of the salt reaches 6 kilometers and the capacity of the surface layer is 10 to 18 metres. The surface of the lake 21 feet below sea level.
Actually Baskunchak lake can be called with some exaggeration. For the most part, its surface can be walked, and in some places even to drive a car. To die is simply impossible — water saturated with salt by 90%, body is pushed to the surface.
However, the depth does not exceed 1 meter, and dry summer it almost dries completely.
These machines after each trip wash immediately. According to our driver, the car driving on a salt lake, not repaired, and changed all the nodes, because the salt corrodes everything and not possible to loosen a single nut. The weather on the day of the trip was not predictable: from burning sun to torrential rain.
Salt production in the lake was conducted since the VIII century, and carried her along the Great silk road. In Russian Continue reading