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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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.
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I had to go about three hours with several stops. The first two hours sitting, then standing in the heat, napryazhno, of course, but not so important, because after the arrival we so to say half a day of rest, we will not have to go just to relax on the lake and all.
We arrived at the station shack, I learned that the bus to Brest is at 8:00 am and went to the turn to Svityaz. The bus arrived almost immediately and we ten minutes were already in place. Coming to a stop I shook my head no, I asked people where the lake, they said to turn around and it was behind me.
It is the largest lake of Ukraine and the entrance of the Seven natural wonders of our country. I’m not a fan of beach holidays and lying on the shore I can’t stand. But here after tired was not opposed to the afternoon. Besides I was pleasantly surprised the water here, it is very warm and clean. Even at a depth on the neck, (and my height is 190), you can clearly see your feet, not like on the Dnieper, on the knee and has already gone all or the sea in some places. Another feature is that at least in this part of the lake for a very long time gaining depth. Need to go one hundred meters to be at least waist-deep. If you are with kids then I think it is wonderful plus.
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