Of greatest interest is the island of San Miguel with its historic Maritime capital, green fields and beautiful volcanic scenery. Originally San Miguel was composed of two separate Islands. The largest and most populated of the nine main Islands of the archipelago is 65 km from Settling in the capital of the island called Ponta Delgada, easy access to the rocky coast — to lakes in volcanic craters and hot springs emitting steam from the depths of the island.
The Western part of the island
In the North-West of the island of são Miguel is a giant crater of the volcano Caldeira das Sete Cidades (Caldeira das Network-Cidades), a circumference of about 12 km If the crater is not covered by clouds, is better it is visible from the observation platform Vistas do Rei where the trail starts, leading to its Western edge. At the bottom of the crater lies a little village Network-Cidades and six dark green lakes, separated by thin strips of land. It is believed that the crater was formed in 1440-ies, after the eruption, which was destroyed by the volcano that created the Western part of the island. Today the crater is covered with dense vegetation, although the first settlers called it a scorched shell.
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Hydrologists believe that everything on earth about 5 million lakes.
The largest LAKE is The largest lake in the world — the Caspian, which because of their size, even the name is the sea. The lake has an area of 376 thousand square kilometers and a maximum depth of 1025 meters.
FRESH-SALT Balkhash lake is the only lake in the Commonwealth countries having separate water. It is divided by a narrow Strait into two parts — Western and Eastern. First — the water is fresh, second is brackish. The area of this Kazakh lake — a very “moving”: from 17 to 22 thousand square kilometers, a maximum depth of 26.5 meters.
The hottest LAKE is the hottest lake in Kamchatka Fumarole. The average temperature of water in it plus 50 degrees Celsius. Secret hot natural “baths” is that the lake warms up the nearby volcano Uzon.
THE largest high-altitude lake Sevan is the largest Alpine lake in the CIS. Is located in Armenia. The area of about 1240 square kilometers. Located at the altitude of 1903 meters above sea level. Now the maximum depth is 52 meters.
The DEEPEST LAKE is the deepest lake in the world Baikal. Its average depth is 730 meters, the deepest mark of 1620 meters. Siberian lake Baikal is the largest on the planet natural store of fresh water which is about Continue reading
Italy is famous not only for its seas, and lakes. Moreover, it is often on the lake can be organized more stylish and elegant wedding than the sea. About the most popular among honeymooners lake Como we have already mentioned, but in Italy are still many decent places ideal for a magical wedding!
Recognized as the most beautiful Alpine lakes – the already mentioned Como and Garda and Maggiore. This is the most popular tourist destinations, because these lakes has everything for the holidays – olive grove, orange alleys, picturesque towns, wonderful restaurants and cafés with views of the lake. A reason many Italian and foreign couples go there to conclude a valid marriage!
The second group of lakes is less popular but no less beautiful. They are volcanic lakes located in the craters of extinct volcanoes. The most famous Bolsena, Albano, Nemi and Bracciano. They are near Rome, making the lake even more convenient for prospective newlyweds – to get pretty easy, just arrive in the Italian capital.
Lake Garda is just a fairy tale! Pure mountain air, sandy beaches, an unreal amount of flowers and greenery, soft heat, even in summer – all this creates the perfect background for a perfect wedding! One of the most popular places for honeymooners there is the castle Continue reading