Unique lake of Kazakhstan - Alakol lake
  Unique lake of Kazakhstan - Alakol lake is the second largest among domestic reservoirs of Kazakhstan and the only deep-water lake among the lakes of the Republic. In translation…

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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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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 deepest lakes of the world

 

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

Toba – the largest volcanic lake in the world

 

Lake Toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world and also the largest lake located in Sumatra

Lake Toba is in Northern Sumatra, about 45 kilometers from Berastagi at an altitude of 900 metres above sea level, about 200 km North of equator.

Lake Toba is a large – 100 kilometres long and 30 wide, but also deep – its depth is over 500 meters, so the Toba has the 11th place in the list of deepest lakes in the world.

For the first time, lake Toba has been described by the Dutchman Herman Neubronner van der Toucam, but because of his large size just through in 82 years, in 1929, it was identified as a Caldera.

Lake Toba was formed as a result of the most powerful in the last 25 million years of volcanic eruption that occurred about 73 thousand years ago.

The eruption of the SUPERVOLCANO Toba was incredible strength in the air has risen more than 2,800 cubic kilometers of volcanic rocks, more than 800 cubic kilometers of settled as ash.

Together with clouds of dust and ash was thrown up to three billion tons of sulfur dioxide. 20 000 square kilometers of land surface were destroyed in a moment.

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The MOST DANGEROUS lakes in the WORLD

 

There is little that can be as fresh and calming than clear water surface of the lake. Beautiful lakes fascinate you and attract you, while the thrill of diving in deep, calm water is incomparable to anything else in the world. But how many in the world beautiful, alluring gifts of nature, and just as many lakes, representing a deadly danger. This danger is the creatures lurking in the depths, poisonous gases and radiation, and other harmful factors. Sometimes these lakes appear because of the person but often it is the result of Mother nature. I present to you a selection of the most dangerous lakes in the world.

The name speaks for itself. Located on Dominica, a beautiful Caribbean island, this lake is actually the second largest natural hot spring on earth. The water temperature in the lake reaches a boiling 90 degrees Celsius and is unlikely to be willing to check the temperature of the source on their skin. Just look at the pictures and it becomes clear that water is almost boiling. The temperature cannot be adjusted, because it is the result of a crack on the bottom of the lake, Continue reading

The MOST DANGEROUS lakes in the WORLD
  There is little that can be as fresh and calming than clear water surface of the lake. Beautiful lakes fascinate you and attract you, while the thrill of diving…

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Fishing hunting vacation in Karelia
[caption id="attachment_4207" align="alignleft" width="300"] ![/caption] Karelia is often called the land of lakes and rivers. The abundance of freshwater bodies, it is much superior to other areas of the Soviet…

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Cycling through the Karelian isthmus
Priozersk-Larionova-repairings-Brusnichka-6 [10 km] Asphalt highway with heavy traffic. Priozersk-Larionova-Eye-coastal-9 [22 km] Motor to asphalt, then gravel road. The traffic is weak. Possible sand. The roads 11-9-10 [18 km] highway Gravel,…

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