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 in the Braslav district. Rare for Belarus species – Naiad flexible Naiad small, whorled hydrilla.
Size 36,1 km2. Length 9,86 km maximum width of 4.6 km length of the coastline of 37.6 km and a maximum depth of 12 m. the Average depth of 6.1 m.
As a rule, the routes of travel by Braslav lakes begin with lake Drivyaty. The underwater part is reminiscent of the hilly terrain – deep seats alternating with vast uplifts, numerous shoals. Experienced fishermen can easily perechislyayut names more than fifty banks: the White road, Sacred, the Edge, Mikutsky, Lesica, Long, castle, Boat, Thick, Okunevka, Cherepy, Malka, Plain, Podreczna, etc. There are six small Islands. Along the coast stretches a wide, sometimes 100 meters, a strip of shallow water. The bottom is mostly sandy. In some places in shallow water preserved glacial boulders. The biggest one, about 3 meters long, is located in the North-Eastern part of the lake, not far from the beach camp site. On the surface of the visible only part of it.
The lake is open to winds from any direction, often raising a rather large wave. In cloudy windy weather, the water acquires a leaden Continue reading