Baikal region, tours around the Baikal region
  The breath of the sacred Baikal, dry steppe and Northern taiga, ancient deciduous forests. Geographical position in the centre of Eurasia, far from oceans, natural barriers for penetration of…

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Colored lake in China
  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…

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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 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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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

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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