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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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Altai - 21 century - a Unique Lotus lake destroyed in Vladivostok
Unique Lotus lake destroyed in Vladivostok. According to one of the users of Facebook, flowers torn from the pond with the rhizome, and there are traces of heavy equipment, reports…

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Hungary You can book a tour: Hungary, nestled in the heart of Europe, could be called a country of contrasts. Not only public-social, and tourist. Where else, for example, you…

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The Most dangerous place on the planet

Journalists of the British newspaper The Daily Mail called the most dangerous place on the planet is lake Karachay.

More recently, only needed one hour spent on the shore to die.

Those wishing to purchase a property on the lake of course like the cost of houses on the shore of a picturesque lake in Russia, there is only a small problem: to live long, they won’t be able.

In 1990, the man who had been on shore about an hour, received a radiation dose of 600 roentgens, enough to kill a man.

The lake, located southwest of Chelyabinsk, has long been the repository of radioactive waste. Today the surface of lake Karachay largely covered by concrete, although the radiation level is still high.

From the history of the Karachay.

Chelyabinsk region is known as the most significant accumulation of radioactivity only in lake Karachay «hidden» two of Chernobyl. Since 1953 in the pond «supplies» deadly debris ON «lighthouse», which is located in the closed city Ozersk. …In 1949 in the Chelyabinsk region launched the country’s first industrial complex for obtaining plutonium was created production Association «lighthouse». Hard deadline of nuclear capacity in operation in the almost complete absence of systems of radiative and technological control resulted in 1949-1956 in the river Continue reading

The Lake Saimaa. Finland

Every fisherman knows that Syme is a well-known Finnish brand of products for fishermen. But if you dig a little deeper into the origin of this name, it’s clear that Saimaa is the largest lake in Finland and the fourth largest in Europe. Though, to be more precise, Saimaa, is the group of lakes with many Islands and passages between them, formed in the hollow of glacial origin.

They say that on the territory of the lake can accommodate such a country as Belgium. Say something they say, but the Finnish guys think such comparison is incorrect in relation to sovereign Finland, and we therefore on this page let’s try to state differently. Now, some tongues say that in Belgium could be placed fourth lake in Europe.

As for the lake Saimaa, it plays an important role in the life of South-Eastern Finland. First of all, it valuable as a transportation artery, connected by channel with the Gulf of Finland. In addition to its banks, with a total length of 14850 kilometres, is home to around half a million of true Finns and shivs. Therefore, in these areas, a common phenomenon is considered to be regular arrival Tiffany’s on one of the local marinas.

Lake Saimaa is the flowing and out of it flows the river Vuoksi, which flows into lake Ladoga. The water Continue reading

The Ratanakiri Province (Ratanakiri) – a place of adventure

This province is located in the northeastern part of Cambodia, on the border with Laos. Despite the fact that the rapid development of the province is gradually changing the traditional way of life, Ratanakiri remains the most interesting place for adventure lovers and eco-tourists.

In the Annam mountains, located in the territory of the province, inhabited by some rare species of animals. So, recently there are new types: Annam rabbit, and the saola antelope. Also live here Amaury and Indochinese tigers. Unfortunately, all these animals are extremely rare.

Ratanakiri has long provided a home for hill tribe Khmer lei. Some of them have almost no contact with the outside world and retain most of their own centuries-old traditions.

In addition, this province is famous for magnificent nature and a wealth of natural resources. There are mountains and hills, uplands and lowlands, rivers and beautiful waterfalls, and even volcanic lake of Yak Laom.

The lake is approximately 5 km from the centre of the province, Banlung. It is a beautiful volcanic lake located in the crater of an extinct volcano. It is believed that the last eruption took place here 4,000 years ago. Diamert Yak Lom of approximately 800 m, its depth Continue reading

World's Largest lake
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…

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Penza region - land of pristine lakes and rivers
In the spurs of Valdai hills, in the upper reaches of the Volga river, in the North-East of the Tver region is Penza region . Its administrative center is the…

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