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 oval in shape, length 2 km, width – about 1.5 kilometers. The lake is shallow. The average depth is only 1.85 metres high. The bottom is flat, covered with glacial gravel and silt.
As reported the scientists, the water of the lake is mineralized and it belongs to hydrocarbonate-calcium-magnesium waters. With soft water, slightly alkaline.
The lake is ideal for swimming and for fishing. Here roach, bream, perch, pike, tench, vendace. Meet cancers.
From the West on the shore of the lake rises mount Oustau (645 meters). Its cone rises above the surface of the lake at 230 meters. The ascent is not difficult for the trained people. On the way probably will make a few stops, out of breath. But with the top of the mountain offers beautiful views of the lake, mountains and countryside.
On the mountain there are several revered among the Bashkirs graves. One of them is a stone slab with ancient text in Arabic script. The text suggests that here is buried the Arab Sheikh. Plate in 1905 brought from Bishkek and installed to replace worn-out previously existing. Nearby, two graves of Awliya saints and Sofas. Continue reading
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
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The rest of the Masurian lakes
Mazurian lake district is a land of unique nature, “green lungs of Poland”. More than two thousand lakes, linked by canals and rivers, the perfect place for a relaxing holiday at one with nature. Nature reserves, forests and parks scattered around. Summer lake — the centre for water sports, and winter — skiing.
Climatic conditions are quite favourable. Winter is warm and mild, and summers are never hot. Precipitation falls evenly throughout the year – affects the abundance of lakes.
What to do?
Masurian lake – a Paradise for lovers of water sports: yachting, Windsurfing, sailing, Canoeing. Water tourism — it Gizycko, Wegorzewo, Mikolajki. Fishing and hunting in the lake district is also excellent. There are some “zone of peace” that prohibits all sorts of water vehicles.
Kayaking in the small can on the rivers and lakes. One of the best routes starts in Sorkwity, runs along the river Krutynia and lake Bełdany.
If you are more interested in contemplation, then you can take a boat trip on the lake.
Agritourism and ecotourism — this is also the great Mazurian lakes. Guests can enjoy horseback riding, riding bikes or just Continue reading