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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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…

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Famous lake hévíz (Hungary)
  Back in my sister Kate visited Hungary. Its emotions and experiences are unable to leave the Marina indifferent. Finally last year, and Marina got there. A group of tourists…

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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

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

Austria — holidays, tours, city

Austria — a country where you can always count on rich and comfortable stay. In the programs of travels in Austria and provides not only a fascinating tour of the ancient cities, but also a complete resort rest and treatment, as well as great recreation for youth and for those who rest with children.

Austria offers holidays that will delight you any time of the year. One of the best options — it’s a holiday in Austria in winter. Austria is one of the most popular ski countries in Europe and the world.

In summer, Austria – it is, above all, intellectually rich activities (e.g. in Vienna) or the peaceful rural holiday in the mountains (Tyrol).

Austria — a country where you can always count on rich and comfortable stay. In the programs of travels in Austria and provides not only a fascinating tour of the ancient cities, but also a complete resort rest and treatment, as well as great recreation for youth and for those who rest with children.

Austria offers holidays that will delight you any time of the year. One of the best options — it’s a holiday in Austria in winter. Austria is one of the most popular ski countries in Europe and the world.

In summer, Austria – it is, above all, intellectually rich activities (e.g. in Vienna) or the peaceful rural holiday in the mountains Continue reading

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Austria — holidays, tours, city
Austria — a country where you can always count on rich and comfortable stay. In the programs of travels in Austria and provides not only a fascinating tour of the…

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The Most unique lakes of the planet Earth
  Our planet consists of many unique places which you can enjoy forever. These masterpieces of nature can be called many lakes, especially those to which people have not had…

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The Most unique lakes of the planet Earth
  Our planet consists of many unique places which you can enjoy forever. These masterpieces of nature can be called many lakes, especially those to which people have not had…

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