About Canada from the bird's eye view
  Canada is the land of beautiful lakes. The largest — the Top, with an area of 83 270 km2, and the largest freshwater lake in the world. The great…

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The Exotic tours
If the standard places of tourist pilgrimage is not impressed by you, and in space while it seems early, with a light heart go for its “star of the nomadic"…

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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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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

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

Anapa rest on margrethevej volcano

 

Near the village of Golubitskaya on the Azov sea coast is one of the most interesting, unusual and popular tourist attractions. This mud volcanic Geology (also known as Sinyaya Balka). To reach this place by private car and to purchase entrance tickets directly at the ticket offices of the company, another option is to pay for a tour and arrive as part of an organized group on a comfortable bus from Anapa. Novorossiysk, Temryuk or other nearby resort towns. If You drive with your car, proceed through the village of Golubitskaya in the direction of the Kerch Strait, after 10 kilometers you reach the village For the Motherland, follow the signs to the right and after a few kilometers you will arrive at the scene.

The volcano Geology has the appearance of an oval lake (actually it’s a crater) filled with a viscous mass of clay gray-blue color. It is small – about 150 meters long and surrounded on all sides by a wooden fence. In the lake down the wooden steps, the approaches to them and the track around the reservoir with railings, you want to keep, as dirt is everywhere and it is easy to slip. This mud has natural healing properties and is very rich in hydrogen sulfide, bromine and iodine, according to experts at the crater contains about 15 000 cubic meters. The therapeutic Continue reading

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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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The Most unique lakes of the planet Earth
  Our planet consists of many unique places which you can enjoy forever. These masterpieces of nature can be called many lakes, especially those to which people have not had…

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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…

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