WATER RESOURCES OF MONGOLIA
Despite the presence of the Gobi desert, Mongolia is rich in rivers and lakes. The total water resources of Mongolia is approximately 34 billion cubic metres. Most of which was fresh water. 51% of the volume of water discharged into the basin of the Northern Arctic ocean, 12% in the Pacific basin and the remaining 37% in the Central Asian basin (which has no runoff into the ocean).There are almost 4,000 rivers, the total length of which is more than 40,390 miles (65,000 km).
The rivers of Mongolia are born in the mountains. Most of them are the upper streams of the great rivers of Siberia and the Far East, carrying their water into the Arctic and Pacific oceans. The largest rivers of the country is the Selenga (in Mongolia boundaries — 600 km), the Kerulen (1100 km), Onon river (300 km), the Halhin-Gol, etc. comdo The deepest — the Selenga. It originates with one of the ridges of the Khangai, receives several large tributaries of the Orkhon, Hanuj-goal, the Chulutyn-Gol, Delger-Muren, etc. the Speed of its flow is from 1.5 to 3 m per second. In any weather its a quick cold water current in a clayey-sandy banks, and therefore Continue reading
Italy: the beautiful lake is My Bayern Munich – sightseeing, castles, restaurants and the town of Bavaria
Italian fields adorn its picturesque forests, rivers, fields, lakes and mountains. But we’ll talk about the lakes. In Italy there are about fifteen hundred large and small lakes, on their banks each year attracts visitors from many countries, and of course, the locals. Many travelers combine vacations on lakes and Islands, choosing tours to Ischia and Capri. However, the most colorful and picturesque waterways are held by Alps — Maggiore, Iseo, Garda, Como (the largest), Lugano and others. On the lakes of Italy mostly for vacationers a comfortable semi-srednogorci climate, and the whole area around these lakes emerald olive groves and citrus orchards. More, many recreation areas has well developed infrastructure, and it makes the holiday more colorful and saturated colors.
Since ancient times, the lake of Bracciano, among the travellers was very famous, although in those days it had a different name — Sebatinsky lake. The lake is located about thirty miles from Rome city, here come the visitors who want to admire the wonderful views, to see the famous castle, which once belonged to the Orsini family, and today used as a venue for wedding processions (including the weddings of stars), to visit the picturesque town. Since the Bracciano lake Continue reading
Drinking water is one of the most valuable resources on the planet. And especially Crimea, where there are many springs of fresh water. They exist mainly in the form of lakes, the water of which may be used for drinking, if you apply filters to the cottages. Below we will tell you about the most famous lakes of the Peninsula.
Only in Crimea there are more than 300 lakes. Most of them are salty and are located along the coast. But in the mountainous areas of the Peninsula, and in lower part there is a number of fresh and desalinated lakes, characterized by unprecedented beauty. One of them is in the tract of Panagia is situated at an altitude of 300 m above sea level, near the village zelenogore. In the lake flows a mountain stream, Arpat, the thresholds of which form waterfalls. Near the lake there are cafes, excursions.
Castel is one of the cleanest mountain lakes of Crimea, where you can not only swim, but also catch fish. The lake is surrounded by picturesque mountains, covered with pines and other trees and shrubs. Here you can find a lot of mushrooms, berries and medicinal plants. At the lake organized recreation with all the necessary communications.
The lake around the rock Shaan-Kaya, Continue reading