Water neotemlemoy part of our lives. Our world is full of lakes, rivers, mineral springs and other waters. There are amazing beautiful lakes, Alpine, little and great ponds. But water is not always the same color and can be shades of all colors. Condé Nast Traveler magazine has identified 13 of the most colorful body of water in the world.
Peyto lake, Alberta, Canada
The most popular lake of Canada, located in Banff national Park in the mountainous region of the Canadian Rockies. The color of the lake is so turquoise, thanks to lednikoviy flour in the rock, which filled with the water of the lake. Peyto lake is the most heavenly shade of turquoise with milk.
Hot istochniki Beppu, Oita, Japan
Hot springs in Beppu, popularly called Hell Beppu is located in Japan on the island Kyushu. Just in Beppu eight springs and they all vary in colour from milky turquoise to effing rusty. One of the thermal springs Chinoike Jigoku (bloody hell pond) is a blood-red color.
Bay don Edwards national wildlife refuge, Fremont, California.
It is a colorful diversity can be seen in the National wildlife reserve of the são Francisco in the USA. In the reserve there are things to see and places to climb, but the most impressive and special — it’s the salt ponds. In salt marshes, located within Continue reading
Amazing in its beauty nature reserve is located in the Perm region. Every year numerous tourists visit these places to enjoy nature, clean air and protected areas.
Basegi is a reserved area of the Middle Urals
The total area occupied by this sanctuary is approximately 38,000 hectares. The date of Foundation is regarded as Basegi 1982, then the slopes of the mountain range and the Perm region was opened wilderness zone. In the reserve there are about five hundred rare plants, many of them listed in the Red book of Russia and Middle Urals: more than 50 species of mammals, 150 species of birds, reptiles and many representatives of the family of fish. Among plant species there are such rare species that grow only in these parts.
Its name shall reserve the ridge Basegi, which stretches from the North to the South of the region and is one of the main components of the Ural mountains. The highest point of the ridge is at a height of 944 meters above the sea level. In addition to vegetation and wildlife, tourists are attracted by amazing lakes and rivers, mountains and impassable forests, stone pillars of weathering. Among mountains rivers especially popular are the two largest Continue reading
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