Volcanic lake Chuzenji with spectacular waterfalls is situated in the upper part of the Nikko
Chuzenji lake - the beautiful lake with the trees growing on the banks, is situated at the foot of the sacred volcano Nantai in the upper part of Nikko. The…

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The End of the week: the Dangerous lakes and rivers
The End of the week: the Dangerous lakes and rivers, including Wi-Fi in the centre of the city and new routes night buses Now in some places in the city…

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General geographic data about Finland

 

Where is Finland? Finland is a Nordic country, which has a common border with Norway 727 km, Sweden 586 km, Russia – 1269 km away and Has a Maritime border with Estonia, passing through Finnish and Bothnian gulfs of the Baltic sea that gives the country access to the World ocean.The bays are tamerselim that adversely affects navigation in the winter. In the Finnish coastal area is about 81000 Islands. The state covers an area of 338 thousand sq. km length of coastline of about 1100 km. the size of the country from North to South is 1160 km, while from West to East 540 km With about 25% of the territory is above the Arctic circle.

The geological structure of Finland can be divided into several areas. Along the shores of the two gulfs of the Baltic coast are the coastal lowlands. Along their shores there are several thousand rocky Islands. The archipelago of Turku and Aland Islands are the main archipelagoes.

On the South West coast is the archipelago sea, is unique, where there are a huge number of various-sized Islands. In the southern part of the country is a large plateau, with a huge number of marshes, lakes and swamps. Here grow dense virgin forest. A large part of Northern Finland is located beyond the Arctic circle (Lapland Continue reading

West lake (West Lake, Hangzhou, China)

It is located West of the historic center of Hangzhou; laid on him the dam and the island of Gushan divide it into five parts. In addition to naturally occurring Islands in Gushan si hoo are three man-made Islands – Seonjo, Hosington and Goingunder.

West lake (Xi Hu, ‘Western lake’) lake in downtown Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.

Generally speaking, around the world a few dozen bodies of water named ‘West lake’; however, in cases where in the context of not further specified, what is the lake in question, the most likely option is the most famous is the West lake. It is located West of the historic center of Hangzhou; laid on him the dam and the island of Gushan divide it into five parts. In addition to naturally occurring Islands in Gushan si hoo are three man-made Islands – Seonjo, Hosington and Goingunder. On three sides the lake is surrounded by mountains; its length of coast is about fifteen kilometers, the average depth is approximately 2.27 meters.

West Lake is depicted on the reverse of the notes in one yuan.

The history of the West is rooted in centuries; should, however, be noted that the main dawn of Hangzhou as a tourist center occurred after the formation of the PRC. The lake surroundings were significantly Continue reading

Synevyr – the most beautiful lake of Ukraine

 

The lake is striking in its splendor and its surroundings – fabulous nature.

The most beautiful lake in Ukraine and the highlight of the Ukrainian Carpathians is lake Synevyr . It is the largest reservoir of the Ukrainian Carpathians, located in the upper reaches of the river Tereblya, in a picturesque region of Transcarpathia – Mezhgorye.

The lake area is about 5 hectares, feed streams it. The outflow of water is blocked by a mountain landslide, and the lake water seeps through underground passages, forms a stream and flows into the Teasing. Due to this feature Synevyr never overflows, even in the most severe floods.

The lake is located at an altitude of 989 meters above sea level, its average depth is 10-12 meters, and the maximum is 24 meters. Since 1989, in the territories around the lake was created by the national Park Synevyr .

Nearby, on the Black river, is located the only Museum in Europe forest and alloy . which presents unique exhibits about the history of the wood. Among the exhibits – wooden fixtures – bokors, which peasants used for floating on water, axes, saws and other tools, Continue reading