Lake Baikal
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Inland waters of Africa
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The MOST DANGEROUS lakes in the WORLD
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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

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 ancient cities, but also a complete resort rest and treatment, as well as great recreation for youth and for those who rest with children.

Austria offers holidays that will delight you any time of the year. One of the best options — it’s a holiday in Austria in winter. Austria is one of the most popular ski countries in Europe and the world.

In summer, Austria – it is, above all, intellectually rich activities (e.g. in Vienna) or the peaceful rural holiday in the mountains (Tyrol).

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 ancient cities, but also a complete resort rest and treatment, as well as great recreation for youth and for those who rest with children.

Austria offers holidays that will delight you any time of the year. One of the best options — it’s a holiday in Austria in winter. Austria is one of the most popular ski countries in Europe and the world.

In summer, Austria – it is, above all, intellectually rich activities (e.g. in Vienna) or the peaceful rural holiday in the mountains Continue reading

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, sometimes sand. Passes through a picturesque area with a pine forest. On the left, almost all over the highway, steep slope to the coastal terrace of lake Ladoga. Good approaches to lake no.

10-8-12 [20 km] Gravel highway, rocks, sand. After the Solar village — asphalt. The terrain is flat, only in the Ural district of the village a number of UPS and downs.

12-1-6 [18 km] Asphalt highway St.-Petersburg-Priozersk. Intensive traffic.

1-2-3-4-5 [12 km] of Forest road with a hard, sandy coating passes through the pine forest. On the left you can see the lake of Sewage. It is very swampy, access to the water there. Special attention should be paid to the plot 2-3-4, as a straight piece 2-4 impassable, the road is completely overgrown. In point 4 can meet wetlands, the road descends almost to the level of Shrub swamps stretching to the right. Then the road opens out onto a large cutting and is suitable Continue reading

Who kills the unique lake Bolshoye Toko: Mechel
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Karakol lake - Bear mountain
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