Where is Finland? Finland is a Nordic country, which has a common border with Norway 727 km, Sweden 586 km, Russia – 1269 km away and Has a Maritime border with Estonia, passing through Finnish and Bothnian gulfs of the Baltic sea that gives the country access to the World ocean.The bays are tamerselim that adversely affects navigation in the winter. In the Finnish coastal area is about 81000 Islands. The state covers an area of 338 thousand sq. km length of coastline of about 1100 km. the size of the country from North to South is 1160 km, while from West to East 540 km With about 25% of the territory is above the Arctic circle.
The geological structure of Finland can be divided into several areas. Along the shores of the two gulfs of the Baltic coast are the coastal lowlands. Along their shores there are several thousand rocky Islands. The archipelago of Turku and Aland Islands are the main archipelagoes.
On the South West coast is the archipelago sea, is unique, where there are a huge number of various-sized Islands. In the southern part of the country is a large plateau, with a huge number of marshes, lakes and swamps. Here grow dense virgin forest. A large part of Northern Finland is located beyond the Arctic circle (Lapland Continue reading
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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The scenic lake Kivu, which is on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda, attracted the attention of scientists from all over the world, but the popularity of the reservoir is not linked to its beauty.
Under a layer of water of the lake keeps dangerous deposits of carbon dioxide and tens of billions of cubic meters of methane generated by bacteria in the pond. This deadly combination makes lake Kivu the real bomb. If in these parts there’s an earthquake, deadly ingredients are “mixed” and the lake will simply explode.
Scientists estimate that lake Kivu is a threat to at least two million people who live in a dangerous area. In the event of volcanic activity or earthquake they will be killed by the explosion of methane and of carbon dioxide poisoning.
LAKE KARACHAY, RUSSIA
Lake Karachay is located in the Urals, on the territory of the chemical plant “Mayak”, and is by far the most deadly lake in the world.
In 1951 the lake was used for storage of liquid radioactive waste, and over the past decade there has accumulated about 120 million curies of radioactive materials, mainly cesium-137 and strontium-90. The lake is so toxic that a five-minute Continue reading