Yellowstone Volcano, Wyoming (Canada and USA (mainland)
11km NNW of West Yellowstone, Montana Yellowstone is one of the largest known volcanoes in the world and the largest volcanic system in North America. The volcano is found above…

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Hotel Solo: stay on the Solovetsky Islands, river cruises, tours to the Solovetsky monastery and Museum
The hotel "Solo" is a building in the heart of the village of Solovki. For arriving at Solovki hotel offers cozy rooms of different comfort level, modern cafe with good…

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Cottage village GREEN HILLS of St. Petersburg. The Village Of Toksovo. Lake. The area
Cottage village "Green hills" is located on the banks of the Okhta river in the area Kavgolovskie reserve, in the village Syargi, offering panoramic views of the Commandant's and Cross…

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Of the 365 lakes in the capital only eight most pure very popular among the people of Kiev

Where you can spend your holiday without leaving the city?

The stronger the sun warms, the increasing popularity in Kiev to relax on the water, the good water God is our capital not offended: on the territory of the city’s 365 lakes. During beach season on the shores of large lakes of the city rest about three to four million people. Beautiful lake create a special microclimate in the city, assume the “mud” shot, after collecting rain water from our streets. Watercourses such as the river Darnitsa, Lybid, Syrets system career Opechen lakes, prevent the ingress of dirt with huge Metropolitan areas in the Dnieper.

“Signs “Swimming is prohibited” appear near bodies of water with uncleared bottom and lakes with dirty water”

In reservoirs, where rainwater flows down from the streets, there are warning signs “Bathing is forbidden” — says the Director of the municipal enterprise “Pleso” Nicholas Sepec. — Although the volume of water in the lakes of Opechen, for example, is that they, coping with all the mud we remain in “live” condition and do not lose the ability to cleanse itself.

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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

“the largest lake”

Within the area of many rivers belonging to the basins of the Kama, Tobol and Ural. Because here, basically, their upper reaches, they are shallow.

Rivers longer than 10 km there are in the field 348, their total length is 10235 km

The length of 100 km are only 17 rivers. And only 7 rivers Miass, UY, Ural, ay, Ufa, Uvelka, gumbeyka – are in the range of length greater than 200 km.

Most of the territory of the region belongs to the basin of the Ob. To the East, at Tobol and its left tributaries, flows the majority of rivers of Chelyabinsk in the Urals: Ekaterinburg, the Techa river, Miass, Uvelka, UY, toguzak, Kartaly-Ayat, sintashty and others.

Miass river originates on the Eastern slope of the ridge. Nurali, flows first between the mountains to the North, and then, turning to the East at the Karabash, crosses the forest-steppe zone and flows into the Iset river at the boundaries of the area. Its length within the area is 384 km (out of 658 total length).

Regulators of flow of Miass are Argazi and Shershnevskoye reservoir. Currently 70-80% of the water of the river Miass flows through the pipelines and only 20-30% flows through the natural course. Four-fifths water the city pays to the needs of the national Continue reading

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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…

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