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
GENERAL INFORMACIJU ABOUT THE COUNTRY
Capital: La Paz, the actual capital of Bolivia (according to the Constitution the capital city is Sucre)
Official language: Spanish, Quechua, Aymara, Guarani, etc.
The population is about 9.7 million people.
State system: presidential Republic.
Area: ~ 1 million sq km.
Geographical position: in the Central part of South America, in the North and North-East it borders with Brazil, to the Southeast with Paraguay, to the South with Argentina, to the South-West and West with Chile and Peru.
Time: behind Moscow for 8 hours (in summer), 7 hours (in winter).
Highest point: volcano. Sajama (6542 m).
Bolivia – the highest country in South America. Tourists are attracted here by beautiful panoramic views of the Andes mountains, the famous lake Titicaca, where you can take boat trips as well as local customs and traditions.
Popular types of tourism: ecological, sightseeing.
That is worth a visit:
Sucre – capital of Bolivia, in 1991 included in the UNESCO list of world heritage.
La Paz is the administrative and commercial center of the country.
The fortress of El Fuerte de Samaipata . included in the list of UNESCO sites.
Lake Titicaca is the highest Continue reading
On the Land there are lakes that are for various reasons unsuitable for people.
Lake Kivu in the Congo has long interested scientists. But they are not attracted by the picturesqueness of the lake. At the bottom of the lake had accumulated huge deposits of carbon dioxide and methane, caused by the bacteria. If in this place there’s an earthquake, then a mix of these gases will explode.
The explosion will carry at least 2 million people living around the lake. They will die either from the explosion or from carbon dioxide poisoning. In the Urals, lake Karachay, which is the most deadly on the planet. In 1951 it was used for storage of liquid radioactive waste. There has accumulated about 120 million curies of radioactive material. Dominated by strontium-90 and cesium-137. Even five minutes of being on the shore of lake Karachay is dangerous for health. And one hour is enough to die. In 1961, during the drought of 500 thousand received radiation due to dust blown by the wind. This is equivalent to the action of the atomic bomb in Hiroshima. The last twenty years attempts have been made to fill the lake.
In Dominica is the Boiling lake is considered one of the wonders Continue reading