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…

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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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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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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

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 minutes for Baikal” this year will be held for the fifth time. In honor of the anniversary, the organizers decided to hold it in the form of eco-marathon, which consists of five environmental activities. As noted by the Director of public relations En+ Group Elena Rollins . “all shares of marathon dedicated to educational changes on the lake Baikal. June 18, on the Small sea began to work the robotics, for ten days in it will be trained 90 trainers on robotics. They also will clean coast of Baikal”.

On the same day, 50 employees the EuroSibEnergo removed debris from another point on the coast — on the territory of Baikal biosphere reserve, near the village of Tankhoi. Thus, the ecological marathon is held simultaneously on the territory of two regions — Irkutsk region and Buryat Republic.

For several hours the volunteers collected 400 bags of trash and about a ton of scrap metal. All the garbage (aluminum cans, plastic bottles, glass and scrap iron) will be sent for recycling or disposed of in a special way.

The second stage of the marathon with the participation of young professionals from the camp of Energomera will be held in a month. Continue reading

The lake Formation

 

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

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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…

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And again the lake Bursal
  Yesterday, squally wind without repeated trip on lake Borlynskoe to enjoy fully its beauty. The lake is Unique, with the tides, very volatile, there is no source that feeds…

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The Lake Kiowa
  The father of the patient, and her younger sister and brothers leaving the young men, went with his army Prince Kiy place for permanent settlement to look. Anywhere place…

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