A Tour from Ekaterinburg Sol-Iletsk - Salt lakes of Orenburg region
  Sol-Iletsk is a small town located in the Orenburg region, on the border of Russia and Kazakhstan, 970 km from Ekaterinburg. There are salt lakes with similar water composition…

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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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THE biggest lake in the world
  Tops the list the largest lakes Caspian sea. It is located at the junction of Asia and Europe. The sea is called because of the huge size. Is a…

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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

Who kills the unique lake Bolshoye Toko: Mechel

 

In February of this year in Yakutsk reserve “Big Game” recessed heavy dozer type by Caterpillar or Komatsu .

Dozer tried to get in the winter with the help of divers did not work. When the ice came down, made another effort to pull heavy equipment, but the cables broke and the 50-ton machine went even deeper, where lies still.

What is drown heavy bulldozer? This means – to release into the lake more than a ton of diesel fuel, lubricants and technical liquids. And this is a real ecological disaster!

When in 90-ies in one of the lakes drowned the wedges, where only 200 litres of fuel – the fish was nearly 10 years.

Where to watch environmental surveillance services, you ask? They are desperate to cover this environmental crime! In the month of April in an interview to a local city newspaper, there were two official but blatantly false explanations.

Konstantin Ushnitsky, Deputy head of environmental supervision of the Ministry of nature protection of Sakha(Yakutia):

– We refute the rumors about the drowning of a bulldozer in the lake Bolshoye Toko. In February of this year an inspection of the lake was out of our staff, who were found on the dozer equipment on caterpillar standing Continue reading

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 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

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Bus tour in Sol-Iletsk
  Sol-Iletsk is a small town located in the Orenburg region, on the border of Russia and Kazakhstan, 970 km from Ekaterinburg. There are salt lakes, similar in composition to…

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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…

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Taste of Ireland 8 days
  Day 2: Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing bus tour of Dublin with a visual inspection of the Cathedral of St. Patrick (St. Patrick Cathedral) (originally on this site was…

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