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
The valley of the Athabasca river near the town of Jasper is much wider than the bow valley of Banff. Along the banks of numerous lakes that dot the valley floor and Hiking trails. The most famous lakes Patricia and Pyramid (5 km Northwest), lake Edith and Annette (6.5 km to the northeast).
The Funicular Jasper
On a trip on the funicular cable car on the longest track in Canada passengers in seven minutes to get to a height of 937 m, where the peak wisler you can enjoy panoramic views of the reserve Jasper . If you stock up on suitable shoes, you can climb a mountain trail to a height of 183 m.
Maligne valley (Maligne valley)
The name of this valley (translated as “bad”) gave the French missionary-traveller who hardly was able to cross the river at its confluence with the Athabasca river. However, the name gives the wrong idea about the valley. This is one of the most popular routes of excursions in the Rocky mountains.
Malinyi the canyon is up to 55 m in depth. It was formed in the place where Maligne river flows into the Athabasca river. This is the most scenic canyon in the Rocky mountains, which can be reached. If you are going on a trip through the canyon, I suggest you go along the path (3.2 km). Continue reading
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