Drivyaty lake
Drivyaty is the biggest lake of Braslav and the fifth largest in Belarus. Lake 6 Islands with an area of 0.92 sq. km. are Found almost all fish species occurring…

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The Most dangerous lake in Kiev: where and why one should not swim
  It is better not to swim: the Most dangerous lakes in the world There is little that can be as fresh and calming than clear water surface of the…

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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

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 centre you can catch free Wi-Fi and to explore new routes night buses. In the near future with the Baltic station will launch “the Aeroexpress train” and will build near the second exit from metro station. In the Neva river will be allowed to swim no earlier than 15 years. The Village gathered the most important and interesting stories of the past 7 days.

City beaches

The CPS was allowed to bathe only in one Petersburg lake — Unnamed in the Red Village. Greenpeace in the city to go into the water does not advise: even if you immediately to cease the dumping of harmful wastes into the Neva river, swim in the river will be possible in 10-15 years.

The Park near the Kazan Cathedral

The movement “Beautiful Petersburg” came up with another way to make the city comfortable for citizens. Activists propose to remove the fence that covers the square near the Kazan Cathedral, and to allow people to sit on the lawn. Before writing appeals to the authorities, they decided to find out, whether this idea to the citizens.

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