National Park “Braslav lakes” is situated in the Northwest of the Republic of Belarus, 250 km from Minsk, with an area of about 70 hectares. It was created in August 1995 and was known as one of the most beautiful places of Belarus.
The unique ecological environment of this lake district bears the features of the ice age. The biggest lakes are Drivyaty, Snudy, Voyso, North voloso, Nedrovo, Biareža, Double, Funs, etc. are among hilly terrain. Each of them has its own characteristics and uniqueness. The total amount of water surface of the lakes is 183 square kilometres. On the lake Strusto is located the second largest island in Belarus – Chaichin (1,6 sq km sq), which has internal reservoir – a small lake.
Veloso South of the lake is the deepest in the national Park. Its maximum depth is 40.4 m, with an area of 1.2 sq km. the Lake is known for the extraordinary purity of water, its transparency is 7 m. the region’s flora has over 800 species of plants, including 20 rare and endangered listed in the Red book of the Republic of Belarus. The National Park is widely represented typical and unique (including the relic) the animal community and group separate valuable representatives of the animal world. Water ecological systems with diverse and often unique fauna – the main wealth of the Braslav Continue reading
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 an intra plate hot spot that feeding the magma chamber underneath Yellowstone for at least 2 million years.
The giant Caldera is the product of a major collapse of the crust after 3 so-called ultra-plinian or Super-volcano volcanoes – large explosive events that occur several hundred to several thousand cubic km of magma. These eruptions happened 2.1, 1.3 and 0.64 million years ago.
Yellowstone is also the world’s largest hydrothermal system. It contains 182 Geysers, mud pools and fumaroles. The most famous feature in Yellowstone is old faithful geyser.
Future Super-volcano eruptions at Yellowstone?
Yellowstone Magma Chamber is considered to be still active and contain at least 15,000 cubic km of melt.
It can not be excluded and predicted that there will be another Super-volcano eruption at Yellowstone in the future (geological).
In recent years, the Caldera has been studied and monitored more closely. In recent years, Yellowstone demonstrates unrest in the form Continue reading
Rotorua is a charming town about 3-4 hours drive from Auckland, situated in the center geothermal active areas of New Zealand. Characteristic signs Rotorua emerald green of the surrounding mountains, the blue expanse of their lakes and steaming geysers. This city has become the center of attraction for tourists from all over the world – this dream is first of all famous for its thermal parks and unique landscapes. The unusual nature of the local area clearly demonstrates the enduring power of the earth: steaming volcanoes, boiling mud lakes, active geysers, hot mineral springs. Rotorua is considered the center of Maori culture, and here you have the chance to truly feel the ancient spirit and traditions of this nation. Numerous attractions and entertainment for all tastes will fill the brightest impressions of your stay in this charming city.
Today Rotorua offers numerous attractions and entertainment for every taste that will fill with bright impressions of your stay in this charming city. The amazing feeling of freedom offers beautiful lakes, mighty streams, steaming waterfalls and a magnificent panorama of the surrounding areas.
Geothermal area South of Rotorua, which is usually referred to as FAK, consists of two separate areas – Those Puia Continue reading