Karakol lake - Bear mountain
Karakol lake The Altai mountains – land of the lakes . many of which are known far beyond its borders. Among the most popular tourist sites – Karakol lake .…

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Togliatti paint dangerous lake
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…

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National Park - Belovezhskaya Pushcha - a Journey into nature - the ecological trail
Excursion "Journey into nature" along the ecological trail of the natural complex "Blue lakes" is a meeting with one of the most interesting and unique corners of nature of Belarusian…

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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% of lake Geneva is under the jurisdiction of Switzerland, and the other 40% washes would save a Department of France — Top of the Savoy.

The lake lies on the rhône river, which begins with the eponymous glacier. The lake is the largest in Switzerland, and greatly exceeding in size all known lakes in the Alps. Its shape is similar to the shape of a Crescent, the horns of which is oriented to the South. North side of the shoreline continues 95 km South of 72 km. The greatest depth of the lake is 310 meters and it is situated between the towns of Lausanne on the North shore and Evian-Les-Baie South. Also in this place the width of the lake is 13 km away.

The whole world knows what the beautiful shores of lake Geneva. They connect the sub-tropical vegetation with snow-capped mountain tops, unobtrusive and pleasant climate. Noteworthy resort town dot the banks of the lake, among them: Evian and Thonon-Les-Bains in France; Geneva, Montreux, Vevey, Lausanne and Villeneuve on the Swiss side. On the North shore is also popular Swiss Riviera – a coastal area with a huge number of luxurious resorts that are located East of Lausanne. Here is Chillon castle, which once guarded the trade routes. Continue reading

Lake Geneva – Attractions A to z

lake Geneva in Switzerland and France. This lake is one of the largest in Western Europe and the largest lake in the Alps.

About 60% of lake Geneva is under the jurisdiction of Switzerland, while the remaining 40% washes shore Department of France — Top of the Savoy.

The lake lies on the rhône river, which begins with the eponymous glacier. The lake is the largest in Switzerland, and considerably exceeding in size all known lakes in the Alps. Its shape is similar to the shape of a Crescent, the horns of which face South. North side shoreline lasts 95 kilometers South of 72 km. The maximum depth of the lake is 310 meters and it is situated between the cities of Lausanne on the North shore and Evian-Les-Baie South. Also in this place the width of the lake is 13 kilometers.

The whole world knows what beautiful shores of lake Geneva. They combine subtropical vegetation with snow-capped mountain peaks, unobtrusive and pleasant climate. Interesting resort towns dot the banks of the lake, among them: Evian and Thonon-Les-Bains in France; Geneva, Montreux, Vevey, Lausanne and Villeneuve on the Swiss side. On the North shore is also known to the Swiss Riviera – a coastal area with a large number of luxurious resorts that are located East of Lausanne. Here stands the Chillon castle, which once guarded the trade routes. Also in these parts are divided into Terraced vineyards of Lavaux which Continue reading

Beach vacation & attractions of Abkhazia. Part 1

Abkhazia – the territory of unique nature, ancient history, centuries-old culture, unique traditions and a beach holiday. Abkhazia (Abkhazian, Apsny – country soul) is in the North-Western Caucasus, South Caucasus mountain range. Its coast is washed by the Black sea. The average length of the region from West to East reaches 160 kilometers. The length from South to North – 54 km. The coastline reaches 210 kilometers.

Abkhazia. Mountain lake Ritsa.

From the North-West part, along the river Psou, Abkhazia has a border with the Adler district of Krasnodar region. On the North side (the mountains of the Main Caucasian ridge), lies the border with Karachaevo-Cherkessia. On the East side, along the bed of the Inguri river, the territory adjacent to Georgia. The area of Abkhazia — 8700 sq. km Population of the region – about 340,000 people. Its greatest density is in the area of the black sea coast and foothills.

The indigenous population are Abkhazians, which is one of the oldest Nations of the world. In Abkhaz has 56 consonants and 6 vowels. The composition of the population of Abkhazia is very diverse. It includes representatives of more than 20 ethnic groups. The capital Continue reading

Radzilowski the lake will not give birth to anything else? Courier Pskov Velikie Luki
Residents of several villages of the district Perovskogo in shock. Who and why killed the most beautiful lake region, "Courier" tried to find out at the crime scene It all…

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Croatia, Imotski Lake - In search of beauty
Imotski is a city located in Central Dalmatia near the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina. The city is located in the heart of the continent and from the Adriatic sea…

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