The beauty of our planet

The 10 largest lakes on Earth
  If during the upcoming holidays you do not want once again to go to sea, we offer you a great alternative – the lake. Here is the list of…

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Sea of Azov as a wonderful holiday
  The road to this sea seems long, but, on arrival at the place, the mood immediately lifted and want to fly. Nature and relaxation on the Azov sea coast…

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Visa to Finland Petersburg
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Volcanic lakes and Italian Goodies

 

Trip with a visit to the beautiful surroundings of Rome, lakes of volcanic origin and ancient towns. This is a great opportunity to escape from huge cities, to rest body and soul together and to learn a lot. Interesting for everybody: history buffs, gourmets and anyone who loves the outdoors.

Roman castles is a unique set of authentic towns near Rome that lies on the Albanian hills. You will have the opportunity to visit and swim in the waters of the lakes Albano and Nemi, which lie in craters of extinct volcanoes, the scenery, the beauty of which is breathtaking, to wander the streets of nice and cosy towns with thousand years of history, which, like pearls on a necklace, scattered along the slopes of the sleeping volcano.

Our way will pass by the ancient Apavou the road, through the Catacombs and the Baths of Caracalla. The history of this place dates back to the settlements of pre-Roman age (12 BC) In ancient times there were an impregnable fortress. Castles and fortresses destroyed long ago, but the name remains. These hills offer a breathtaking view of Rome and its beautiful surroundings.

You will visit Castel Gandolfo, right on the spot where according to legend were born the founders of Rome — Romulus and Remus. Continue reading

Clear lake

 

In the five years of the action “360 minutes for Baikal” from the shores of the lake took out 140 trucks garbage

Annual all-Russian action of En+ Group “360 minutes for Baikal” this year will be held for the fifth time. In honor of the anniversary, the organizers decided to hold it in the form of eco-marathon, which consists of five environmental activities. As noted by the Director of public relations En+ Group Elena Rollins . “all shares of marathon dedicated to educational changes on the lake Baikal. June 18, on the Small sea began to work the robotics, for ten days in it will be trained 90 trainers on robotics. They also will clean coast of Baikal”.

On the same day, 50 employees the EuroSibEnergo removed debris from another point on the coast — on the territory of Baikal biosphere reserve, near the village of Tankhoi. Thus, the ecological marathon is held simultaneously on the territory of two regions — Irkutsk region and Buryat Republic.

For several hours the volunteers collected 400 bags of trash and about a ton of scrap metal. All the garbage (aluminum cans, plastic bottles, glass and scrap iron) will be sent for recycling or disposed of in a special way.

The second stage of the marathon with the participation of young professionals from the camp of Energomera will be held in a month. Continue reading

The Origin of lake basins

 

The lake basin can be both endogenous and exogenous origin that have the most significant impact on their size, shape, water regime.

The largest lake basins of tectonic origin. They are located either in a simple tectonic structures in the basin in the plains (Ilmen, Chad) or in foothill and intermountain depressions (Balkhash), or in the grabens of the rift (Baikal, Nyasa, Tanganyika). But most of the major lake basin has a complex tectonic origin, in their education are involved as concave folds and breaks of the earth’s crust (Issyk-Kul lake. Victoria, etc.). All tectonic lakes are large in size and significant depth, and rift – an elongated and narrow shape in plan, very large depth, steep slopes. The bottoms of many deep lakes lie below the sea level, having a mirror above the water level, is cryptodepression (Baikal, Ladoga, etc.). In the location of tectonic lakes are observed certain regularities: they are concentrated along faults of the earth’s crust (the Syrian-African and Baikal rift zone), or framed panels: along the Canadian shield is a Large bear, Great Slave, Winnipeg, Athabasca, Great North American lakes; the Baltic shield along the Vyg, Segozero, Onega, Ladoga, etc.

The lakes occupy volcanic craters and calderas of extinct volcanoes or depressions in the surface of solidified lava flows (Kronotsky lake on the Kamchatka Peninsula, lake Java, Continue reading

The lake Formation

 

Looking at a map, on all continents, you can see the lake. Some of them elongated, others rounded. Some lakes are located in mountainous areas, others on vast flat plains, some very deep and some very shallow. The shape and depth of the lake depend on the size of the basin which it occupies. Lake basins are formed by different ways.

Most of the major lakes of the globe is of tectonic origin. They are located in major deformations of the earth crust in the plains or fill the deep tectonic crack — rift (lake Baikal, Tanganyika, Nyasa, etc.).

Lake basins can become craters and calderas of extinct volcanoes, and sometimes depressions on the surface of lava flows. These lakes are called volcanic, are found, for example, on the Kuril and Japanese Islands, in Kamchatka, on the island of Java and in other volcanic regions of the Earth. It happens that the lava and fragments of igneous rocks dammed the river valley in this case also there is a volcanic lake.

The basin of the lake Kaali in Estonia is of meteoritic origin. It is located in the crater formed by the fall of a large meteorite.

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Killarney is a charming Irish town

Killarney (which means “Church thorn branch”) is located on the coast in the South-Western corner of Ireland. There are well-known lakes of Killarney.

The beauty of the surroundings and a large selection of activities and occupations make Killarney one of the most popular tourist destinations of Ireland. Once a small town, Killarney is alive today due to the developed tourism infrastructure.

The charming Irish town of Killarney is located on the border of the national Park, the heart of which are 3 lakes – Upper, middle and Lower. Exploring the local sights, walking through the Park on foot, by Bicycle, in a carriage pulled by a pretty heavy, or. top. One-, two – and three-hour walks through the Park can be enjoyed at the stables, located on the outskirts of Killarney town (about 3 km from the centre of the city).

In this town specialize in servicing the tourist horse trails, so horses are cool and calm Irish draught. All well run under the saddle, however, the speed that they develop. It’s best to stop by or call and sign up for the next day to the owners of the stables had the opportunity to prepare the horse and alert the instructor. Continue reading

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About Canada from the bird's eye view
  Canada is the land of beautiful lakes. The largest — the Top, with an area of 83 270 km2, and the largest freshwater lake in the world. The great…

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Inland waters of Africa
  In terms of total annual flow (cubic 5390 km) Africa is behind Asia and South America. Pools area, length, volume of flow, many rivers are among the largest in…

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The Pink lake Hillier
  The Hillier lake (Lake Hillier) located on the Middle island ( Middle Island ), the biggest of the Islands and islets that make up the archipelago Recherch ( Archipelago…

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