Among a large number of beautiful lakes You can find some that are a special beauty. Water has a special color and it may seem that you went to another dimension. This is how beautiful scenery of another planet.
In this selection of ten of the most beautiful colored lakes in the world.
Laguna Verde is a salt lake, which is located in the southwest High plains of Bolivia. For those who speak Spanish the name of the lake speaks for itself. The fact that it is translated as Green Lagoon. Name appeared for a reason.
The water here is really green. The lake is located near the foot of the licancabur volcano, and the beautiful green tint of the water, the lake due to the many minerals and other substances, including copper. Color lake is famous for its hot springs.
Here is the chain of 6 dark blue mountain lakes. They are located high in the mountains of the Hindu Kush in Central Afghanistan. In 2008 they became the first National Park in Afghanistan.
Lakes formed by mineral-rich water, it seeps through the rocky cracks and crevices in rocks. The hue of water depends on the minerals which are presents in the water in large numbers.
The water of lake Pukaki has its own private, Continue reading
Ethiopia – a landlocked state in North-Eastern Africa, located in the horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Kenya, South Sudan and Sudan.
Area – 1 104 million square km.
The geography and the topography of the country is extremely diverse: from the mountains to the North, with peaks exceeding 4500 m above sea level (the highest point is mount RAS Dashen), and the plains and valleys below sea level (Danakilia depression). From the North-East to South-West the country is crossed by the Great African fault, is marked by a chain of large lakes.
The country is rich in hydro resources. The largest rivers – the Blue Nile (Abbay), the PSA-Shebele, awash. Annual river runoff is estimated 101.5 billion cubic m. the Largest lake Tana is a natural reservoir control in the upper reaches of the Blue Nile.
Minerals are represented by reserves of gold, platinum, Nickel, tantalum, lithium, copper, lead, zinc, uranium, iron, precious and semiprecious stones, salt, potassium. There are natural gas reserves, exploration for hydrocarbons continues.
The climate of the country, located in the subequatorial zone was diverse. Annual rainfall varies from 300 to 2250 mm, depending on altitude and terrain. Traditionally there are two main seasons: the season of the “big” rains (June to September) Continue reading
The largest lake of the Earth: the Caspian sea-lake (376 km2), Upper (82,4 km2), Victoria (68 km2), lake Huron (59.6 thousand km2), mi (58 km2). The deepest lake on the planet — Baikal (1620 m), followed by Tanganyika (1470 m), the Caspian sea-lake (1025 m), Nyasa (706 m) and Issyk-Kul lake (668 m).
The greatest lake on Earth — the Caspian sea is located in the hinterland of Eurasia, it contains 78 thousand km3 of water — more than 40% of the total lacustrine waters of the world and the area superior to the Black sea. The Caspian sea is a lake called due to the fact that it possesses many marine characteristics — huge size, large volume of water, strong storms, and specific hydrochemical regime. From North to South, the Caspian sea stretches for about 1200 km from West to East 200-450 km In origin it is part of the ancient Pontic salted lake that existed 5-7 million years ago. In the ice age from Arctic seas into the Caspian sea has penetrated the seal, sheefish, salmon, small crustaceans; in the sea-the lake and some Mediterranean species of fish that remained from those times, when the Caspian sea was connected to the Black and Mediterranean seas .
The water level in the Caspian sea is below sea level and periodically varies; the reasons for these fluctuations are not yet enough clear. And change the shape of the Caspian Continue reading