The largest lakes of Russia
In diameter parts giant is inferior to the Tule Tree in Mexico: measurement 2005 diameter — 11,62 m. About his age and the number of stems scholars still argue, but green giant has long made the list of UNESCO.
The largest animal in the world
The largest land animal currently living on the planet is the savanna elephant (this is often referred to as the African elephant). The largest buck registered weighed more than 12 tons. Mostly males weigh about 5 tons, and females are much smaller — up to 3 tons. Elephants live up to 65-70 years.
However, the absolute palm among animals belongs to the whales. The blue whale (aka bluwal, blue whale) grows up to 33 meters in length, are the largest members of the species have a lot 150-175 tons. It lives in different regions of the World ocean (area not studied), lives approximately 80-110 years old.
The tallest building in the world
Among the higher buildings, ever built is the Burj Khalifa in Dubai (Dubai tower).
The building height of 828 meters consists of 163 floors and rushed to the clouds sharp spire. The official opening of the skyscraper took place in 2010, January 4, accompanied by grandiose light show.
Earlier record height among the buildings belonged to the Warsaw radio tower (646,38 meters) that Continue reading
from 140 000 rubles per one hundred square meters
Kazan, the settlement Oryol . if the artist’s brush, inscribed in the local landscape, carefully preserving every tree, growing on a plot surrounded by a perimeter forest of birches, pines and, of course, oil.
It’s amazing how just 20 minutes a comfortable move from the town centre on the modern highway in the direction of Borovoye i.e. rivers, 23 km from RCB, you find yourself in a very special world, where you want to grow your children, where you can breathe clean air, where one can enjoy the peace and tranquility of country living.
Advantages of the cottage village economy “Orel”
Accommodation in one of the most economically developed regions of the country with great potential for further development (including the holding of the world Universiade in 2013).
The optimal distance from the city.
Accessibility to water bodies (the river Volga, the unique lake).
The best direction for leaving the city from the point of view of ecology and the workload of the route.
The use of modern technologies and materials in construction.
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Baikal and freshwater
Where is the largest freshwater supply in the world? Most are familiar with the geography and ecology of the people will answer without hesitation — the largest source of fresh water in the world is lake Baikal . located in Eastern Siberia.
How much fresh water in Baikal? In the lake Baikal fresh water is contained in very large quantities. The volume of fresh water of lake Baikal is so large, accounting for about twenty percent from the total of all fresh water reserves in the world (up to twenty km3). If to take separately only the Russian reserves of fresh water, lake Baikal is up to 90 percent of their number.
The origin of lake Baikal.
Baikal is not only the deepest lake on the planet (the maximum depth is more than 1,600 meters ), but also the oldest. Estimated age of lake Baikal is estimated at more than twenty million years.
It is considered that lake Baikal was formed in the Wake of a major tectonic fault in the process of continental movements. This theory is confirmed by the fact that volcanic activity in the lake continues to this day — occasionally there are earthquakes in the vicinity of lake Baikal.
Why is the Baikal water is fresh?
The filling of lake Baikal water was due to surface water. Those rivers that flow into lake Baikal, very slightly saline, Continue reading