A Trip to Grenada
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…

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The Miracles created by nature. Crater lake
  People with lakes formed a strange relationship. On one side of the lake are used exclusively with the pragmatic point of view, as a source of drinking water, but…

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Lake Big Toko and Ridge Tokinsky

Title: the Great Toko Lake (Monument of nature of regional destination of Khabarovsk territory)

Location: the lake is located on the territory Tokinsky tectonic depression. Situated in the Aldan highlands in the South-Eastern part of the Republic of Sakha, Neryungri and in the area at a distance of 450 km from Neryungri and 90 km from Khabarovsk Krai. Lake Big Toko is part of the river basin of Alhama.

Route description: lake Bolshoye Toko is situated on the territory Tokinsky tectonic depression. It is limited by the system konechnomernykh the ancient ice Kar shafts, which are a vivid example of vigorous activity late Quaternary glacier in the far East, which descended from the slopes of the Stanovoy range. Konechnomernykh the complex is located at 60-100 m above the lake level, and its width is 2-3 km. From the outside, there is a final discharge shaft, on which surface a great number of lakes with unusual shapes. They are surrounded by ridges up to 10-15 m.

The importance of the monument boundary destination: lake Bolshoye Toko has scientific value and is a valuable monument of times of glaciation. This unique lake. In its origin it belongs to the fault type. Its depth reaches 100 m. the Lake has a circular shape, slightly elongated in a northerly direction.

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Unique lake

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.

Lake killer

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The Secrets of the lakes of Savoy

The office for tourism of Rhone-Alpes, we offer one of several routes for an unforgettable vacation. This time you will find the main lake not only from the rhône-Alpes region, but also throughout France – the country’s largest natural lake Bourget, the cleanest lake in Europe – Annecy, the largest lake in Europe – Lehman, and the thermal resort of Thonon-Les-Bains.

Day 1. Arrival

Arrival in Lyon. Transfer from airport Saint-Exupery airport and accommodation in hotel of selected category.

Day 2. Lyon

Breakfast. Bus and walking tour of Lyon – from the Basilica of Fourviere, place Bellecour.

After lunch visit the Museum of fine arts, second only to the Louvre in the wealth of the collection.

Breakfast. Departure to Savoy, passing through the Pont Beauvoisis, through which passed the boundary between Savoy and France, and which today is divided into two parts between the departments of isère and Savoie.

Stop for lunch at the lake Ablett. Arrive in Chambery and a hotel.

Guided tour of the castle of the Dukes of Savoy and the historic Chambery. you can visit the Savoy Museum and the Museum of fine arts, Chambery is famous for the richness of its collections, which began to collect, the Dukes of Savoy. Overnight Continue reading