The Water of the lake Baikal. An ancient source of drinking water
  Lake Baikal is unique in all the characteristics of a mountain lake. It is located in the center of Eurasia, in Siberia, on the border of Irkutsk region and…

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General geographic data about Finland
  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…

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Indonesia. A brief guide to the Islands of Bali, Lombok, Gili, Java, Kalimantan, Sumatra, Flores

 

Indonesia – the land of volcanoes and exotic holiday. Indonesia – the world’s largest island nation, whose borders are washed by the Pacific and Indian oceans.

There is no doubt that Bali – the most popular island of Indonesia. But one has only to take a chance to look deep into the archipelago, and you can find incredible beaches, wildlife and to get acquainted with different cultures.

But we’ll start our virtual journey with the island of Bali.

Holidays in Bali

The island of Bali can be compared with the beauty with eyes like a DOE. A child who fulfilled his dream of becoming famous. For many decades the name of the island Bali on the lips of travelers who dream to get away from the stress and bustle of the city to a tropical Paradise. Such attention to Bali quite justified. Bali – this is a unique, exotic island, but it is possible to enjoy all the benefits of civilization. Most tourists prefer to relax with a luxury in Seminyak (Seminyak), on its sandy beach, which in Bali is deservedly considered the best. Those who prefer privacy, the best fit beach Bingin (Bingin), in its hidden bays with white sand and waves crashing on the cliffs, Continue reading

Lakes of Africa – lake Victoria, Chad, Tanganyika and other lakes

the Great African lakes — several large lakes in the East African fault zone and around it. Include lake Victoria, the second largest freshwater lake in the world, Tanganyika, second deepest and largest in the world. A list of lakes: Tanganyika, Victoria, albert, Edward, Kivu, and Malawi.

Some among the Great lakes include only lakes Victoria, albert and Edward, as only these three lakes flow in the White Nile. Tanganyika and Kivu flow in the river system of the Congo, and Malawi to the Zambezi via the Shire river.

Tanganyika is a large lake in Central Africa, the coordinates of the Central part is 5°to 30 th. W. 29°30 VD (G).

The volume and depth of lake Tanganyika is the second largest after lake Baikal. The shores of the lake belong to four countries — the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Zambia and Burundi.

The length of the lake is about 650 km, width 40-80 km Area of 34 thousand sq km Lies at an altitude of 773 metres above sea level in the tectonic depression of the East African fault zone.

In the lake there are hippos, crocodiles, lots of waterfowl. Well developed fishing and shipping.

Victoria . Victoria Nyanza, Ukereoue (Victoria, Victoria Nyanza) is a lake in East Africa, in Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. Located in a tectonic trough of the East African platform, at a height of 1134 m. the 2nd largest freshwater lake Continue reading