Russia is a huge country, rich in its land and water resources. The nature here is unique and beautiful in each region. Take a look at the map, as evident by their numerous number of lakes, small and large seas akin. The most clear lakes of Russia are under close scrutiny of environmentalists, and some of them are protected by UNESCO.
Tour of the most ecologically clean places of the Russian Federation should be in the plans for each traveler. What place will surprise tourists with its beauty and crystal clear water?
The Lake Baikal . located in the heart of Asia, which is considered the purest lake in Russia, but also the deepest of all the freshwater reservoirs. Unique creation of the nature of indescribable beauty is striking to all visitor in this region. Experience the true scale and beauty of the fairy lake due to the boat trips where you can see many fish splashing in the water and the stately green banks.
Lake Ladoga and lake Onega in Karelia, and water is close to distilled in its mineralization. They represent the beautiful Northern nature with its many narrow bays and Islands. These picturesque lakes claim to be the national property of Russia.
Lake Teletskoye is the largest in the Altai Continue reading
Spotted lake or Kliluk Spotted ( Spotted Lake ) is located in Canada, in a North-westerly direction from the town of Osoyoos (Osoyoos), 8-th kilometer of Highway a-3.
This is a unique spotted lake attracts not only curious tourists from Europe. Australia and other continents. but and is famous for its healing properties. His history is shrouded in legends. The indigenous inhabitants of these places – the Indians – about the healing properties of the spotted lake Kliluk stories. The lake and the whole surrounding territory they consider sacred.
Long ago scientists discovered in the lake Kliluk a large concentration of various minerals. Here are found large deposits of sulfates of sodium, calcium, magnesium and eight more needed and useful minerals. In smaller amounts found are silver and titanium.
Spots on the lake formed in summer, when the heat from the lake evaporates large quantities of water. The remaining “puddles” is highly saturated with salts. Color “puddles” – green. white, yellow, blue … depends on what mineral is in it prevails. Magnesium sulfate forms a so-called “coast-tracks” around the spots.
For indigenous people, the Indians, the lake itself and the area around it is sacred. This place holds many different events Continue reading
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 Union and such foreign countries as Finland, Sweden and Canada, also famous for its abundance of lakes. On the territory of Karelia over 60 thousand big and small lakes with a total area of over 42 thousand square km, including the largest lake in Europe — Ladoga and Onega.
Only one third of the Karelian lakes — waste, the other ows have. Closed to include numerous forest ponds, usually with peat marshy shores, called Lambada. Large, medium and small lakes are part of the flow and often form lake-river systems, connected by rivers and canals. The flowage lakes is a positive one for living in them fish, because it reduces the likelihood of a fish kill caused by lack of oxygen in water in the winter.
The depth of the lakes that are important in fish life is quite varied. The greatest depths are typical for large lakes: Ladoga (260 m), Onega (120 m), Segozero (97 m). On small lakes depths usually do not exceed 3-5 m Deep places often alternate with underwater rocky bottom or shoals, called Lud.
Annual fluctuations of levels that are essential for spawning and juvenile Continue reading