Different lakes of Italy
What is so attracted by the resorts on the lakes? First of all, crystal clear fresh water. Secondly, the charming scenery of the majestic Alps to the fruit groves. Thirdly,…

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Hydrogeology - Pinezhsky reserve - State natural reserve pinezhskiy
The Hydrogeological setting of the karst massif of rocks determines the intensity of modern cestovanie. Gipsoangidritovye for the array characterized by the distribution of karst waters in the upper zone.…

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The Amazing lakes of Russia. Discussion on LiveInternet - Russian Service Online Diaries
Lakes of Russia – one of the national wealth of our country. They can be large and small, freshwater and saline, deep and shallow. Before You five amazing lakes of…

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Lake Powell – the most beautiful artificial lake in the world

American Arizona attracts tourists primarily for its red rocks, mysterious mirages and, of course, located here is the Grand canyon. But the wonders of nature in Arizona is not limited to, some of them even created as a direct result of human activity. For example, lake Powell is rightly considered the most beautiful artificial lake in the world.

Lake Powell, located on the border of Utah and Arizona, was created by the construction of a dam on the Colorado river in the Glen Canyon area. Although the construction of the dam and was met by numerous protests from ecologists and anthropologists, the project was completed on time, namely in 1963.

The shoreline of the lake is 3156 km and by this indicator it is not only a leader in the U.S. among the lakes, but this figure even more than the total length of the American coast of the Pacific ocean!

The maximum width of lake Powell reaches 40 km and depth of about 170 meters. It is of interest that the hydroelectric power station built on the dam, fully supplies electricity to five States of the USA.

Water not only fills Glen Canyon, and about 90 smaller canyons adjacent to it. The best Continue reading

Victoria is the largest lake in Africa
When you are in Uganda, make a trip to lake Victoria. Only in this lake is home to fish, Marco, in other bodies of water the fish lived 300 million…

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"the largest lake"
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