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
Plitvice lakes national Park in Croatia. Its territory occupies almost 30 hectares and includes 16 large and many small lakes kaskaderskoy and 140 waterfalls, 20 caves and unique beech and pine forest, preserved from ancient times and having the ability to regenerate itself. In its territory inhabited by bears, wolves and many species of rare birds and other animals.
The Park is a mountainous area with the highest point at over 1200 meters — the mountain of Mala Capela. The total difference of level between the upper and lower lakes is almost 150 meters. The top lake of the cascade is powered by two small rivers Cyrna and Bijela.
Until the middle of last century the Park was inaccessible to tourists, there only have been laid down. In 1958 construction began on the walkways, and at the present time, in addition to an extensive network of decks are the runs clean trains, ferries and pleasure boats. In the lakes of the Park it is strictly forbidden to swim and have picnics, campfires and walking the dogs. Such a strict order due to the preservation of natural balance, which for many years carefully preserved by local environmentalists.
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Amazing Chinese five flowers lake size is quite small, but it is considered the soul of Jiuzhaigou nature reserve. Jiuzhaigou is an amazingly beautiful place. Autumn here is especially fine: the whole valley is covered with gold. Although the gorgeous scenery in these places is always, because Jiuzhaigou is located at the foot of the Himalayan mountains. Appeared a beautiful valley in the earthquake.
The reflection of the forest in the lakes is so great, what makes people believe that this is fairy world. Why is it so beautiful? Probably because the world’s most beautiful lakes. What are even unusual names of reservoirs: mirror lake, Panda lake, five flowers lake.
The Five Flowers Lake
Five Flowers Lake is located in the valley of Gizza, the South-Western branch of Jiuzhaigou. Shallow turquoise waters of the lake allow the visitor to examine the bottom, where lie the trunks of fallen trees.
The lake water flow down the riverbed Peacock, which is so beautiful, what could be the shortest and most beautiful river in the world, because from it flow amazingly beautiful waterfalls. About these waterfalls in China say it is the “Pearl Shoal Falls”.
Beautiful lake in the world in China
Five Flowers lake is widely known throughout the world. It is named so because of being in water colored algae. It is believed that Continue reading