Yes ,indeed it was in Karelia is the largest lake in Europe! The bowl of this lake contains 908 cubic metres of fresh water.The name of this bowl-lake Ladoga.If you look at history ,the historical name of this lake — Nevo, and it belongs to the basin Baltic sea of the Atlantic ocean. On the shores of lake Ladoga are of Sortavala Piccareta ,Lahdenpohja in Karelia,and in some cities of the Leningrad region. In the lake Ladoga fall 35 rivers, and originates only one — Neva. In the southern half of the lake — three large bays: the Svir, Volkhov and Shlisselburg lips.This lake is an inexhaustible source of drinking water for the Northern capital of Russia city of St. Petersburg.
Lake Ladoga in the area of Sortavala
The main attraction,except of course the beautiful scenery of this lake is Walanski the archipelago.Well, to begin with,what is an archipelago? This is a group of Islands located close to each other are not only similar geological structure,but the derivation ,which can be continental,and volcanic or coral.One of these Islands is very famous worldwide for the ancient Transfiguration monastery.
Walanski the archipelago is located in the Northern part of the lake,which Continue reading
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 like paintings. For five years we chose frames which in its beauty in no way inferior to the bright paintings, and today we present the best of them.
On pictures Oscar Ruiz. you can see above, sealed in a housing development in Mexico. Back in may, this photo was selected as photo of the day from National Geographic. “A few years ago when I was working as a helicopter pilot for a local radio station, we were required to examine the current situation on the roads. I remember flying along the highway that connected Mexico city with the neighboring state of Puebla, and saw the apartment complex, which caught my attention. I flew closer and made a few successful shots. I later learned that these were new homes within the development housing program.
Photographer Michael Brandt took these picturesque hills in the valley a Palooza, Washington, USA. “The rainbow picture was taken in the town Stepto Beat is a uniquely beautiful place in the whole valley. There quite hard to get to, but it offers a charming view. In this picture you can see the change of seasons, characteristic of the whole vegetation in this region.”
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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.
Between lake Peno and vselug hotel, Continue reading