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The VSEVOLOZHSK-INFO: the shores of the Longest lake in Vsevolozhsk cleaned
  Last Saturday, members of several committees of the regional government participated in the clean up the shores of lakes in the Vsevolozhsk district of the Leningrad region. The action…

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Finland in the summer - Going to Finland! a special project
Consultant around the country Where to go in the summer with a child? Standard "southward to the sea" may turn into a difficult acclimatization and sun burns, not the recovery.…

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Geography of Switzerland
Elegant cities and famous resorts, mountains, pristine lakes and picturesque slopes of the green hills and the unique culture of Switzerland. The geographical position and climatic conditions of the country.…

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Tourist recreation center “Sand mountain”

Namsky ulus

Dream of a Paradise vacation away from the city rush, regain their emotional balance, improve your health, gain new energy? Not necessarily to go to distant lands. Recreation center “Sand mountain”, just 100 km away from the city is what you need!

A unique landscape, pine forest, beautiful lakes, rich in fish river (roach, Dace, perch, pike, whitefish, burbot). From the mountain peaks you can admire a unique panorama of the Lena river with its sandy beach Islands.

Awaits you dining, fishing, beach with clean running water. For fans of river trips trips on the river Lena. Autumn is gathering mushrooms and berries, fishing, hunting for waterfowl is permitted in the terms.

A perfect place for corporate and cultural activities, weekend tours, family holidays and individual request tours. Additional features of providing camping equipment, fishing gear.

1. Travel, accommodation (p. Grafskiy beach – recreation and returning by motor boat, accommodation with provision of houses from 4 to 10 persons, dishes for receiving and cooking, a grill, electricity from generator gas.stove, firewood for the stove and the grill.) – 2000 rubles per person during the day.

2. Walk along the Lena river (on a motor boat up to 4 people) – 600 rubles Continue reading

4 most unusual lakes (4 photos)

Ink lake.

In Algeria . not far from the town of Sidi-Bel-Abbes . there is a natural lake filled with ink. In the lake there are no fish, no plants, since toxic blue ink only applicable in order to write them! Until nedavneshnego time the people could not understand how the pond turned out to be such a special substance. The scientists conducting the proper research and analysis, concluded: it’s all in the composition of the water 2 samll rivers flowing into this mysterious lake. Some of them contains just a huge amount of dissolved iron salts in the other — various organic compounds located in the river valley peat bogs. Mingling together in the pit lake, the streams are interacting together, adding to the amazing amount of ink. The local inhabitants refer to this miracle in different ways: some consider it the devil’s delusion; others, on the contrary, benefit from it. Inks are not sold only in stores of Algeria, and in Africa, the Mediterranean countries, the middle East.

Asphalt lake

Peninsula Trinidad became famous only so that in its Central part, there is a genuine lake asphalt. Beautiful asphalt! In the lake, of course, come in and dip, and placed it in the crater of a former mud volcano, the depth of his… 90 meters (!) while the area Continue reading

Nizhnevartovsk state University – Official site

Unforgettable summer practice

Shapshinskaya the tract. From 13 to 22 June, the students of 1 course of a speciality “Biology” interned in the territory of Shapshinskaya tracts of the natural Park of the district values “Samarovski Chugas”. To work, students set in a field hospital of the international UNESCO chair of GOU VPO “the SOUTH”. The hospital is located in the village of sapsa, who is removed from Khanty-Mansiysk on 11 km.

Before the children had several tasks that they have successfully managed: physical-geographical description of the area; a description and a collection of plants for herbarium; the description and collection of insects; observing and photographing objects. Their future research biologists conducted under supervision of assistant of the Department of ecology Puhinui O. and associate Professor of geography, Ph. D. aitov I. S.

During the practice students also visited the local mini-zoo, environmental education center at the “Shapshinskaya the tract” and went on an excursion in the Museum of man and nature in Khanty-Mansiysk. In the Museum the students had the opportunity to plunge into the unique past of our region, Continue reading

Satellite map of Khakassia

Map of the Republic from the satellite. You can see a satellite map of Khakassia in the following modes: a map of Khakassia with the names of the objects, Khakassia, satellite map, geographical map of the Republic.

The Republic of Khakassia is a region in Russia, located in Eastern Siberia on the left Bank of the Yenisei river. The administrative center of the Republic – the city of Abakan.

The climate of Khakasia is sharply continental. The average temperature is cold, winter is -15 to -20 C. the Summer months are hot, with July temperatures of +17…+19 C. In mountainous areas the climate is harsher.

Magnificent nature and landscapes – the treasure and the pearl of Khakasia. Once in this part of Russia, you should definitely see its famous lakes, caves and mountain ranges.

The lake is one of the most picturesque places in Khakassia. They represent a complex of small lakes and waterfalls, creating a unique natural ensemble. The lakes are located in the area of glaciers, so there is almost always snow, and the terrain itself have long been loved skiers.

The cave, which in Khakassia there are about 160, another reason to be proud. The most famous cave of the Republic Continue reading

Large lakes of the world. The rating of the largest lakes in the world

The rating of the largest lakes in the world according to size. The rating is based on the area occupied by the lake.

TOP 20 largest lakes in the world

1. Caspian sea – inland lake called the sea of salt water. Location: Azerbaijan/Russia/Kazakhstan/Turkmenistan/Iran area 394299 square kilometers the Length of 1199 km. the Maximum depth of 946 m.

2. Lake superior, USA and Canada, is part of the Great lakes system. the area of 82414 square kilometers with a Length of 616 km and a Maximum depth of 406 m.

3. Victoria, in Tanzania, Uganda 69485 square km, 322 km long, maximum depth of 82 m.

4 Huron, USA and Canada, the second in the Great lakes system 59596 sq km, 397 km long, maximum depth of 229 meters

5. Michigan also enters the Great lakes system 58016 sq km, 517 km long, maximum depth of 281 m.

6. The Aral sea, Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan 33800 sq. km, 428 km long, maximum depth of 68 m.

7. Tanganyika, Tanzania, Congo 32893 square miles, 676 km long, maximum depth of 1435 m. the Second deepest freshwater lake after lake Baikal, but the majority of it on the area.

8. Baikal, Russia 31500 sq. km, 636 km long, maximum depth of 1741 m – the deep, fresh water lake on the planet.

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Azores with height of bird's flight
Balloon festival in the Azores, the mayor who plays the violin and sea adventures. Azores — lost Paradise in the middle of the Atlantic ocean. Volcanic lakes, millions of shades…

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Where to relax in Abkhazia in the summer and better in winter with children and young people inexpensive
Where to have a rest in Abkhazia Abkhazia is a picturesque region, which annually attracts a lot of tourists. Here you can swim in the warm sea, to see the…

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