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.
Glacial lakes fill hollows formed as a result of the glacier activity. Moving, Continue reading
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 special. The lapping seaside ox and the birds singing calming any person.
Sunsets at sea are always amazing, you remember them for a long time. So many, choosing where to go to relax, come to Crimea on the Azov sea. This region heals both mentally and physically. There are mineral water, silt mud, and lots of herbs. Interestingly, coming here, you not only relax, but will lead your health in order. Therefore, the Azov sea great competitor among all the black sea resorts.
The coast of the sea surrounded by sandy beaches. The healing sand and the blue sea — this is the place where a person feels calm, because of this you will get energy and strength for a long time. The prices are pleasantly surprised, they don’t bite like at other resorts. This is another plus when choosing a vacation spot. Nice beaches, clean sea is a wonderful occasion to restore energy and strength.
Due to its nature, the Azov sea is a resort chosen by thousands of people. All sanatoria, boarding houses and recreation complexes located on the beachfront. The main value resorts — therapeutic mud estuaries. It was formed on the bottom of the pond for a long time because Continue reading
Imagine that you are swimming in a deep lake and can’t see the bottom. You only feel samarajiva cold water under a water and deep, stretching into infinity. Many people are afraid of depth, and even the best swimmer in the world may experience fear after the stories about the legends and mysteries Shrouding the bottomless water of the deepest lakes in the world. The depth of any lake change with the climate and seasons of rains, but overall, there are certain constants. Today we explore the top ten deepest lakes in the world, learn about their history and secrets.
10. Lake Matano
9. Crater Lake
With striking volcanic past, crater lake National Park is located in crater lake in Oregon. It is a place of immeasurable beauty, surrounded by cliffs 600 meters high, with two small Islands. Crater is a breathtaking open sea, a real laboratory for photographers. It is the deepest lake in the United States, with a maximum depth of 594 meters and with the purest water in North America (from the point of view of the absence of pollutants). The lake is fed by melting winter snow. The crater was formed 7,700 years ago after a violent eruption, but the legend can tell a lot more about it. Indian Continue reading