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 lake was formed by lava flows of the now extinct volcano several thousand years ago. Now this lake is part of the Nikko National Park.
To reach lake Chuzenji you on a twisting mountain road “of Irohazaka”. The road ascends more than 400 meters and is named “Iroha”, because the original old road consisted of 48 hairpin bends, like needles. The same number of letters contained in the Japanese syllabic alphabet, formerly known as “Iroha”. Uphill and downhill are different roads, which makes this mountain the route is quite safe even when driving large tour buses.
Chuzenji Onsen is a touristy hot springs resort, located in the upper part of Irohazaka road, in the Eastern part of the lake. The most exciting part of the resort is the waterfall kegon no taki. It falls with a height of 97 meters. On the Elevator down to the bottom of the waterfall.
Good panoramic view of the waterfall and Kegon lake Chuzenji can be seen from Attidiya fee, walk accessible on foot or using the cable car.
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the State Grenada is in the group of the lesser Antilles in the West Indies. It occupies the homonymous island and the nearby small group of Islands called the Southern Grenadines. Grenada is bordered on the East by the Atlantic ocean, and West by the Caribbean sea. Its origin is volcanic, and the consequence of the irregularity of the coastline. Also Grenada is personified with coral reefs, many coves and secluded beaches. Inside the island there are mountain ranges, rainforests, waterfalls, rivers and beautiful lakes. Overall, the trip to Grenada will be most relevant for those tourists who are looking for privacy and quiet.
The main resort areas of the island are Morne Rouge and Grand Anse. Along the coastline of the state is a long strip of beaches, situated right on restaurants, bars and hotels.
The second largest city in Grenada – Grenville, located on the coast of the island with the Eastern part. Here the annual festival “rainbow city”, which marks the liberation from slavery.
From the South of the island are the beautiful beaches including the beautiful beach called Grand Anse beach. In the North there is a small market where you can buy fruit, spices and all kinds of Handicrafts.
The official language
English. Also common local dialect “patois” (a mixture of French, Scottish, Spanish and African languages).
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Scientists have found a planet 117 million lakes: the Most unique among them is multi-colored, salty and deadly
The total length of the banks of water bodies on the planet is 250 times greater than the length of the equator.
Estonian and Swedish scientists conducted a study, which was conducted counting all the lakes on Earth. According to a press release from Uppsala University, led the research group of Professor Limnological Institute Lars Sund. He and his colleagues developed a method to automatically find satellite images of all lakes with an area of at least 0.2 ha (about a quarter of the area of a football field).
According to the data obtained on Earth were found about 117 million lakes, covering almost 4% of the surface of the earth’s surface, the subglacial lake in Greenland and Antarctica was not taken into account.
It is noted that the total length of the banks of water bodies 250 times greater than the length of the equator.
The study was conducted in the framework of the project “Color of water”, which examines changes in the composition of organic substances contained in the water.
On the planet there is a considerable number of unique characteristics of the lakes.
So, for example, there are lakes, deadly to all living things, including humans. For example, the lake Continue reading