The largest lake of the Altai and throughout Russia, can be considered the Teletskoye lake. It goes to a depth of over 300 metres, which allows him to enter the ranking of the deepest lakes in the world. Today this lake is 25 in the world in depth.
Camp sites in the mountain Altai gladly give tours on the lake for everyone.
The name of the lake is deeply rooted in the history of the Altai, Teleuts tribe.
Teletskoye lake is considered to be the younger brother of lake Baikal. Who though time has visited on Baikal, be sure to checkout the tour to Altai mountains and to visit this wonderful lake.
Just like its big brother, the lake is very deep. It is elongated in the mountains and is located along, having a small width relative to its length. When booking a tour to Altai . you can see how in the Teletskoye lake flows about 80 different rivers and streams and only one river Biya flows from this delightful natural swimming pool.
The locals call it gold lake. Any tourist who will book a tour to Altai mountains and encounter local folklore, can hear an ancient legend about a rich poor man who had a bar of gold. He decided on this bar to get some food, but after going around the Altai mountains . was not able Continue reading
The largest lake in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia — Issyk-Kul. The total volume of water of the Issyk-Kul lake — 1738 km2, its average depth-278 m, maximum depth-668 m, the coastline stretches for 688 km, the length of the largest lake of Kyrgyzstan from the North to the South — 58 km, and from West to East is 182 km away.
Lake Issyk-Kul located at an altitude of 1609 m above sea level between the ridges of the Northern Tien-Shan: Terskey Ala-too and Kungei Ala-too. Issyk-Kul is one of the largest mountain lakes in the world.
The largest lake of Kyrgyzstan is powered by water more than eighty rivers, but none of them carries its water back, so the water in the lake is salty (salinity — 5,90%). The ancient name of the lake — “ACE-Kul” — «Salty lake” speaks for itself, the water here is not potable. The present name of the lake — “Issyk-Kul lake” is translated from Kyrgyz as the “Hot lake”. It is also logical — the lake never freezes (even in the depths of winter and severe frosts), due to the considerable depth of the water does not become completely cool. In July and August, the water warms up to +18−20°, and in winter cools to + 4,2−5,0°.
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The lake is a component of the hydrosphere that is a natural reservoir filled within lake bowl (lake bed) with water, which has no direct connection with the sea (ocean).
We present you the most beautiful and simultaneously the most incredible lakes in the world.
1. Lake Five Flowers in China – small colored lake, the bottom of which is decorated with the trunks of fallen trees. The color of the lake varies from yellow to dark green, but most of the time the water here is diamond blue . It is a place shrouded in mystery. While there are many neighboring lakes periodically shallow and dry, the water level in the reservoir constant. Five Flowers will not freeze vimc . although all the neighboring lakes are covered with ice. The lake water is so clear that when you dive into it you can see that is at a depth of 40 meters.
2. Baikal-lake of tectonic origin in the southern part of Eastern Siberia, the deepest lake on the planet, the largest natural reservoir of fresh water and the oldest lake in the world. The coastal areas feature a unique variety of flora and fauna. In Baikal there are about 2,600 species and subspecies of aquatic animals, more than half Continue reading