In the Chinese province of Zhejiang is an amazing thousand Islands Lake Qiandaohu. Its total area is 573 km², and on the surface is 1078 Islands of different size, which gave the lake its name.
In 1959, in the Chinese province of Zhejiang necessitated the construction of a hydroelectric station. To do this, on the Qiantang river was created by the dam. The seemingly simple technological process, taking place constantly and everywhere. But in Zhejiang as a result of these works appeared not only a new industrial facility, but also a new and very interesting attraction in China.
Because of the dam an area of 570 km², where previously there was 1377 villages inhabited by 290,000 people, went under water. The resulting lake is called Qiandaohu. Completely flooded but it did not stay long: over time, the water began to settle, revealing the small in size and completely different forms of islets.
Year by year the number of such unusual land increased, and now the pond is called a lake of a Thousand Islands that is not entirely accurate. To date, Qiandaohu, there are 1078 Islands of relatively large size and a countless number of tiny patches of land peeking out of the water. Continue reading
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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What if you pour all the tea of peace in the Great lakes? How strong it will be compared to the normal tea?
Diluted to almost homeopathic concentrations.
A standard mug of tea, as stated by the International organization for standardization in ISO 3103. contains two grams of tea per 100 ml of water 1. The volume of the Great lakes — about 22 600 cubic kilometers, which requires to achieve the same fortress 450 billion tons of tea.
According to information from the Tea Board of India (Tea Board of India) annual yield of tea is about 4.8 million tons 2. this is just 1/100 000 what is required for Great tea lake. If we vysypaem those 4.8 million tons into the lakes, you get tea, in strength equal to the bath water with two drops of tea 3. And tub, obviously, requires a three-kilogram “bags” of tea.
Better to brew tea, you need to find a lake with a capacity of 240 million cubic meters (0,24 cubic kilometers).
One of the candidates — the world’s highest mountain lake in Kashmir. Its volume changes during the year, but in winter it is almost a perfect size 4. India is the second largest supplier of tea, so the lake and conveniently located.
Lake Ullswater . located in the Lake district of England, Continue reading