Lake Geneva
Lake Geneva is located on the countryside of Switzerland and France. This lake is one of the biggest in Western Europe and the largest lake in the Alps. About 60%…

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Social reporting. The unique bear lake will patrol drones to stop poaching, the collection of plankton
In the Kurgan region entrepreneurs organized patrol of bear lake. Businessmen are struggling with the poachers that are mined in a unique reservoir of microscopic crustaceans. But to the locals,…

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Skadar lake
The biggest in the Balkans, Skadar lake - area 356-388 km2 - was not so long ago the protected status of two neighbouring countries - Albania and the former Serbia…

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The biggest lakes in the world

The biggest lakes in the world

What associations arise in us when we hear the word «lake»? Probably POPs up in the minds of quiet glassy surface, beautiful lilies blooming on the surface of the water, wonderful stay on the beach, fishing… But there are on our planet reservoirs, called lakes, despite the fact that on a Grand scale, far exceed the sea and seas less prone to natural disasters.

Caspian sea — a sea or a lake?

First on the list and the largest lake — the Caspian sea. Its dimensions are impressive, and the title «sea» is rather arbitrary, as it is a closed lake. It has an ancient history. The name comes from the tribes of the ancient Caspians, engaged in the breeding, but in different sources the Caspian sea had other names — Khvalynskoye, Derbent.

It is situated on the border of merging of Asia and Europe, and several States can have the honor to admire the famous beauty of this wonderful lake: Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Iran, by the way, in Iran the Caspian sea is called the Khazar — on behalf of the peoples living on its coast.

The sea water is salty, and the length of the Caspian sea along the coastline, including the Islands, Continue reading

The Lake of Aushkul and mountain Oustau
The most beautiful lake of South Ural. Mecca for believers, Bashkirs, and for paragliders. Aushkul lake is situated at an altitude of 413 meters above sea level. The lake is…

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Carinthia, Austria - Throwed
Carinthia – the southern Federal province of Austria. It borders the countries of Italy and Slovenia, as well as with the Austrian Federal provinces of Tyrol, Salzburg and Styria. Variety…

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