On our planet it is hard to imagine that it was not an enormous number of reservoirs that are now. Among the lakes is very beautiful, has a romantic or scary, but just unusual. They have a strange color of the water, amazing nature around or even strange behavior such as the disappearance of strictly in the middle of March.
Lake Morning Glory, Yellowstone national Park in USA
This small hot spring in a length of not more than two kilometers. He has a very capricious nature and amazing behavior. Very often, the source changes its color from purple ink to the shade of light turquoise. In addition to this, it behaves absolutely not always: sometimes the surface is calm, and sometimes it begins to boil and worry.
Originally the water temperature was quite high, but plugging the source from the bottom tourists throw coins “helped” to decrease the temperature level. Well, that although the water remained clear and clean.
Lake Kliluk (Spotted lake) in Canada
Spotted lake is literally a solution of mineral salts and substances. If the water evaporates on the surface of the lake appear fanciful island. And depending on the time of year they have a different color. Lake water is therapeutic because canadian Indians revered the lake as sacred. However, to swim in it will not work Continue reading
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 of the known seas. And their water is not that calm, as it too often the hurricanes rage.
Great Slave lake is located on 10 positions of this top. It is located in Canada, and more specifically, in the North-Western part. The name of the water body has received from the Indian tribe slavey who had long lived in that territory. On the tenth position of the lake fell because of its depth of 614 meters and a total area of 28568 sq. km.
In 9th place is the lake Nyasa. Its second name Malawi. The total area of the reservoir is 29600 sq km, and the depth of its water – 706 m. the lake is of tectonic origin. It is valuable in that it provides 7% of world reserves of fresh water. Niassa is located in the East African valley, namely in the South. It flows into the 14 rivers that feed its waters, but follows only one river, called Wider. Even the bottom of the lake Malawi is its steep banks, near which is quite often ravaged by storms and strong surf.
Eighth place in the top-10 of “The biggest lake” is the pond Big bear lake. It is the largest in Canada. Its total area – 31153 sq km and maximum Continue reading