The Geography Of The UK
In North-East Europe is situated one of the most unique and oldest the United Kingdom. They say, write and honoring of the CE dream to visit this unique country. The United Kingdom consists of the island States: England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland.
The landscapes of the Kingdom are replaced by the mountains and plains, hills and lakes. The Pennines and the hills of Dartmoor, the lake district, the Pennines – just looking at them is fascinating to the core.
What to speak of rivers and lakes. Major rivers Thames and Severn, Mersey and Tyne. Nimble and smooth, wide and narrow, they occur along the whole country.
In Northern Ireland there is a famous Loch Nor is the largest in the UK.
Scotland, another part of the Kingdom, renowned for its mountainous terrain. Even the territory names divided in accordance with the height of the mountains.
The lowest part is called the Central Lowlands and only takes one tenth of. It is home to virtually the entire population. Region highlands – the Highlands is located in the North and Zazen Uplands in the South. Here in Scotland there is Loch ness, Loch Tay and Loch Catherine.
Interesting! All names of lakes in the UK begin with the word Loch, which means “lake”.
Wales -another mountainous region famous for its chain of the Cambrian mountains and the largest lake Bala.
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A list of the biggest lakes of Russia rightly tops the pond, whose name got the word “sea”. The Caspian sea is on the border of Europe and Asia and is owned by five States: Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Azerbaijan. According to the latest data, its area amounts to 376 000 km2, but this figure is subject to strong fluctuations. Without exaggeration, the Caspian sea has become world famous not only because of its size, but also as one of the most problematic bodies of water.
In case the imbalance between the number entering the Caspian sea water and the amount of evaporation, in which the water level in the last century have steadily declined. About 30 years ago the climate of the Volga basin (which is the main supplier of water in the Caspian sea) became more humid, the parish has exceeded consumption – and began flooding the already developed coastal areas. Since 1820 here is oil and natural gas. the reserves which, according to expert estimates, to reach 20 billion tons.
The next largest is lake Baikal with the area of 31 500 km2, it is located between Buryatia and Irkutsk region. Baikal is the world record holder in several ways: it is the largest freshwater lake on Earth and here is the deepest (1620 Continue reading
Authorities Togliatti intend to paint bright colors in deterring dangerous for swimming, but popular among the citizens of the reservoirs. Among other ways to deter bathers from unsuitable lakes in the municipality are considering “planting” there is artificial seaweed.
Information about lakes painting appeared on the official site of the mayoralty of Tolyatti and the Ministry of forestry, environment and nature management of the Samara region. However, while these measures have the status of projects .
“This idea we have sounded rather at the level of propaganda, technology is only being studied. Any way we need to preserve human life, but people continue to bathe in the forbidden places and to perish” . – told the head of the Department of public safety Togliatti Konstantin Firsov. Now the city is considered a few ideas that may solve the problem of extreme swimmers. Raids and warning signs don’t convince people that the rest can end in tears.
The technology of color lakes food dyes currently being developed by rescuers in Germany. There was prepared a small artificial reservoir filled with rain water. Now experts see how stable the dye and whether it is compatible Continue reading