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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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Scenic pictures of nature is the best artist. Every day more and more stunning pictures of hyperrealism. which look like photos, but not so common to see pictures that look…

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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…

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The Lake of Ukraine

Geography – essays, presentations, cheat sheets, lectures, workshops, abstracts

Lakes – natural reservoirs with a slow drain or drainless. Lakes are formed in different origin hollows (depressions).

On the territory of Ukraine were the most numerous floodplain lakes. They were formed as a result of wandering and displacement channels.

Floodplain lakes have a different shape (usually Crescent or elongated) and sizes, they are shallow, rich in fish and waterfowl are good places to stay. Lakes of the Pripyat, the Desna river and other rivers of the Polesie.

Delta lakes formed in river deltas due to the wandering sandy channels among the sediment. Among them – the biggest in Ukraine fresh-water lake Yalpug, and Covurlui, Cahul. The water of these lakes is used to water supply, irrigation, fisheries.

In the black sea lowlands as a result of subsidence and flooding by the sea mouths of rivers, and formed the estuary of the lake. The freshwater estuary of Ukraine – Dniester; there are also Kuyalnik, Khadzhibey, Tiligul, Sasykskoye. Estuaries and lakes of the South of Ukraine – is the reserve of water for household needs, the targets of fishing, base for the development of the Spa industry.

Remaining lakes are former bays that have become lakes after raising and draining the coast. Examples are the lake Saki, Donuzlav, Perekop. They are shallow, Continue reading

10 places in the Sverdlovsk region that are worth a visit

In the summer my husband and I every weekend I get out to go across the field. I made my personal ranking of places to visit. So:

1. Blacksmith’s house Kirillov in kunara village — it’s an incredibly beautiful structure that affects the beauty and flight of fancy on the theme of Soviet times.

2. Leaning tower in Nevyansk — there’s a whole complex, including the tower (which actually is tilted), the Museum, the monument and the Cathedral.

3. Wooden house in the world — a very beautiful example of wooden architecture on the motives of the 275th anniversary of Nevyansk.

4. The open air Museum in the village of Sul — here you can see the original design collected from anchors and products Demidov factories.

5. St. George’s Church in Kourovka — very beautifully located on the Bank of Chusovaya river, through which the Church has a suspension bridge.

6. Abandoned Rugosity in degtiarsk — the remnants of the Soviet past, producing a lasting impression.

7. Lake Tavatuy — the most beautiful lake in the West Bank (the village near the lake) offers a great view of the lake and the Ural mountains.

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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 urban-type settlement Peno. This area is a lot of rolling hills, with an abundance of rivers and lakes.

The district, through the beautiful lake Sterzh, vselug hotel, Peno, Volgo runs the great Russian river Volga. Here, she receives the first tributaries — Rune, Code, Zhukopa.

More than 60% of the territory is covered with forests, rich in this area and natural resources — peat, clay, sand, limestone.

Before the creation of the Kalinin region, this area was part of Western region, Velikoluksky district. The ancient history of penovskiy land is strongly linked to the settling of the Slavic tribes and with the historical fate of the cities of Rzhev and Ostashkov .

In ancient times the territory of this region lived Krivichi. These tribes were some of the strongest among the Slavic. This period is characterized by archaeological finds on the shore of lake vselug hotel, the mounds along the banks of the Western Dvina.

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The Earth Chronicles

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

Unique lakes in the world.

1.On the Rocky island in the Pacific ocean is popular among divers Jellyfish Lake. Approximately two million jellyfish inhabit the reservoir size of just 460 to 160 meters, on average, in one cubic meter of water are two jellyfish. This large number is due to the absence of natural enemies.

2.On the island of Sicily(Italy) there is an unusual lake of Death, around which there is no vegetation and wildlife. But moreover, even dangerous to swim. If you omit, for example, the hand in the water, you can get severe burns. Scientists have found out. in the water contains large amounts of sulfuric acid! And she got there thanks to two sources that are at the bottom of a horrible lake.

3.Grave lake in the Murmansk region is unique by the presence of four layers of different salinity. In the topmost layer freshwater live Daphnia and copepods. In the lowest layer, where the salinity is 3.3%, only inhabited by purple bacteria. In the middle layers of a typical live sea creatures, such as starfish. They are in a kind of trap, as you are not able to live neither in the upper nor in the lower layer.

4.On the island of Trinidad there is a lake Peach lake, consists of pure liquid asphalt. It is the world’s largest reservoir of this kind. According to forecasts, at current Continue reading

Unique lake Baskunchak
Lake Baskunchak called the all-Russian salt-cellar. This unique waterfront area of 110 square kilometres is a unique depression on the top of a giant salt mountain, leaving deep under the…

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Beautiful COLORED lakes in the world
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…

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