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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Th in Ufa and Bashkortostan
Bashkortostan — an important crossroads between Europe and Asia. Therefore, the expedition of the Russian school of Go and Strategy 2010 «finding the roots of Th» passed eastward through Bashkortostan.…

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Trip to lake Seliger. Attempt fishing and local
What is the CATCH? The CATCH is that you wanted to catch and caught, finally. (The catch is the cold that you caught, not to go to school? – Hardly.…

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Amazing lake Hamilton Pool (Texas, USA) – WONDERFUL MOMENTS FUNNY AND SAD

37 km West of Austin (Texas, USA) is one of the most unusual and picturesque lakes in the world — Hamilton Pool (Hamilton Pool). The unusual it is that Hamilton Pool is both an underground lake and surface, flowing to the surface from under the arch stone grotto. Complements the beauty of waterfall flowing from 15-meter height.

The lake was formed thousands of years ago as a result of collapse of the limestone dome of an underground river due to massive erosion. Water underground rivers flow into the river flowing nearby Pedernales (Pedernales river), which, in turn, is a tributary of the Colorado river (Colorado).

The pool is surrounded by huge slabs of limestone, and the ceiling of the cave stalactites hanging down in places.

Until the 19th century there lived tribes of American Indians Tokawa and Apache. In 1985 a parcel of 232 acres of land on which is located this unique natural formation was purchased from private owners and declared a nature reserve — the Hamilton Pool Preserve.

To approach the lake on foot, leaving the car at the entrance to the reserve and breaking the 400-meter descent on a steep slope. In the 60-ies of the last century, the lake was a favourite place for summer Continue reading

Independent experts say: lake # 6 threatens the safety of Almaty

Last June was the hottest month for the last 150 years

Almaty rescuers checked the infamous lake # 6! According to independent experts, the reservoir threatens the security of the metropolis and can cause destructive debris flow. Today rescuers flew over the glaciers of Zailiyskiy Alatau together with journalists and showed exactly what they are doing to reduce the amount of hazardous mountain lake.

Here, in the mountains, at a height of over three and a half thousand meters of the work does not stop even for a minute. Experts «Kazselezaschita” quickly purify and expand the drainage channel to lake No. 6. The glacier named after Manshuk Mametova, which feeds the lake water, already began to melt, it is necessary to connect the siphon for pumping excessive water volume, to avoid trouble.

Isan Kokanbaev, chief engineer of “Kazselezaschita” of the Ministry of emergency situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan:

– Constantly monitoring of the lake and the discharges produced by this channel. Therefore, at present no danger, we declare as experts «Kazselezaschita”.

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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

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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,…

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The Lake-Wanaka, New Zealand
Wanaka– the lake and the town near large settlements Queenstown (Queenstown), Otago, South island, New Zealand. The place is primarily known for its stunning mountain and lake scenery, as well…

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