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
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
Lakes of Ukraine are scenic places that you like to relax as residents and guests from far and near abroad. Number of lakes more than 3 thousands, but really beautiful and clean bodies of water among them not too much. Unfortunately, many lakes are polluted with sewage, littered with debris and are often ugly and pathetic. The more valuable the water, where the ecosystem is preserved in its original form, where the water is clean and clear, and the flora and fauna with its variety.
Amazing lakes of the country
– the lake, which is among the «Seven wonders of Ukraine”.
The existence of such a huge accumulation of fresh water was possible due to a descent of an ancient glacier and subsequent exposure of artesian water for many thousands of years
In length the lake Svityaz of 9.3 kilometers, and its width at different sites ranges from 4 to 8 kilometers. Covering an area of the surface of the lake – 24,2 km2. As already noted, it is the deepest lake in Ukraine – deep in the deep from the bottom to the surface about 58 and a half meters, and the total water volume is approximately 190,7 million m3. Svitiaz belongs to the group of so-called Shatsk’s lakes
In the East of the lake is the picturesque Continue reading