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
Lake Baikal one of the most beautiful lakes of the world
The lake is located in the southern part of Eastern Siberia, the deepest lake of the planet Earth, the largest natural reservoir of fresh water. The lake and coastal areas feature a unique variety of flora and fauna.
Lake wuhua Hai lake or Five flowers. National Park Jiuzhaigon in 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 is diamond blue. This place is shrouded in many mysteries and riddles, while many neighbouring lakes periodically shallow and dry, the water level in this reservoir is always constant. Five Flowers will not freeze in winter, although all the neighboring lakes are covered with ice. For this reason, the locals are fearful and sensitive to these places.
The great bear lake, Canada
The lake is located beyond the Arctic circle and so there can often see the Northern lights.
Lake Titicaca, Bolivia
Titicaca is not only the largest Continue reading
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