It is located West of the historic center of Hangzhou; laid on him the dam and the island of Gushan divide it into five parts. In addition to naturally occurring Islands in Gushan si hoo are three man-made Islands – Seonjo, Hosington and Goingunder.
West lake (Xi Hu, ‘Western lake’) lake in downtown Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, China.
Generally speaking, around the world a few dozen bodies of water named ‘West lake’; however, in cases where in the context of not further specified, what is the lake in question, the most likely option is the most famous is the West lake. It is located West of the historic center of Hangzhou; laid on him the dam and the island of Gushan divide it into five parts. In addition to naturally occurring Islands in Gushan si hoo are three man-made Islands – Seonjo, Hosington and Goingunder. On three sides the lake is surrounded by mountains; its length of coast is about fifteen kilometers, the average depth is approximately 2.27 meters.
West Lake is depicted on the reverse of the notes in one yuan.
The history of the West is rooted in centuries; should, however, be noted that the main dawn of Hangzhou as a tourist center occurred after the formation of the PRC. The lake surroundings were significantly Continue reading
Among so many beautiful lakes there are some that have a special beauty. The color of the water in these lakes is far from familiar to us – if you find yourself in another dimension, in the middle of alien landscapes.
We will tell you about 10 most beautiful colored lakes in the world.
The lake Laguna Verde in Bolivia
Laguna Verde is a salt lake located in the southwest High plains of Bolivia. For those who know Spanish, the name of the lake itself speaks for itself – Green lagoon. This name appeared not just so, water here is really green. The lake is located at the foot of the licancabur volcano and the beautiful green tint of the water caused by minerals and other substances, including copper. Color lake is also known for its hot springs.
Lake Bandi-Amir in Afghanistan
This chain of 6 dark blue mountain lakes located high in the mountains of the Hindu Kush, in Central Afghanistan. In 2008 they became the first National Park of Afghanistan. The lakes were formed by water that seeps through the cracks in the cliffs and rocks. The reason for this shade – water, rich in minerals.
Lake Pukaki in New Zealand
The water color of lake Pukaki has a separate, own color, which can be called an ice blue. Colorful the lake was formed by glaciers, which melted away many years ago. The lake is replenished with melt water 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