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
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The feast Day of Baikal was established in 1999 and since then is celebrated every year.
Since 2008, under the resolution of June session of the Legislative Assembly of the Irkutsk region
“the day of Baikal in the Irkutsk oblast” the celebration moved to the second Sunday of September.
Over time the festival has received nationwide and worldwide recognition, has become an important and popular date in our calendar. There are new and good traditions.
Film festivals, art exhibitions and photo exhibitions, collective visits of young and adult artists to lake Baikal for plein air conducting, the contests of applied folk arts, environmental cleanup, cleanup of trash from the shores of reservoirs, pageant on the embankment of the Angara river.
Lake Baikal-world heritage site!
In December 1996 the world heritage Committee during the 12th session in Mexico recognized under №754 lake Baikal a world heritage Area.
The code of guest of lake Baikal
Come to lake Baikal with a good heart and an open mind, with love and respect for him.
Admire its beauty and keep it the same, so it can please your children and grandchildren and grandchildren of your grandchildren.
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