Inland resorts of lake Louise
The resort is located in South-Western Canada, Alberta in Banff National Park, 55 km West of the town of Banff and 177 km from the city of calgary. Its history began in 1882, when Tom Wilson, one of the experts who built the Canadian Pacific Railway in the area of the village of Laggan (the former name of the station Lake Louise), once discovered a beautiful lake surrounded by the majestic Rocky mountains, with snow-capped peaks and bright green forest on the picturesque slopes. He later recalled: “for Some time we sat silently, unable to look away from the brilliant beauty of the landscape that unfolded in sparkling glacier”.
The first discoverer called it Emerald lake, but then, in 1884, it was renamed lake Louise in honor of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, daughter of Queen Victoria and wife of Governor-General of the canadian colonies of great Britain. Today lake Louise and its beautiful surroundings — this is part of the unique Banff National Park, rich in flora and fauna, as well as a luxury ski resort, where there are many attractions and entertainment that attract tourists from around the world.
The climate of the resort is temperate and rather mild, the coldest month-January, the warmest-July, rainfall – an average of 472 mm, the snow cover in winter – roughly 400 see
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But if some of them are known to the society, other know only in narrow circles.
Here is the list of the countries with the cleanest lake:
The Republic of Maldives; Australia; China; the Island of Sardinia (Italy); USA; Japan; Pakistan; Canada; Russia.
Maldives – Islands, which have everything for a perfect holiday. But the most important is the crystal clear water. However, permanent rivers and lakes here (in the Republic there is a lack of drinking water). But the Atoll surrounded by the Indian ocean, which is inhabited by colorful fish, corals and other marine inhabitants. The water visibility off the coast reaches up to forty meters. These and enjoy daivari lovers and underwater walks.
Another island, which boasts the purity of local waters of the emerald coast. There are several small rivers and artificial lakes that reflect the beauty of wild nature, like a mirror. Located in the Mediterranean sea, it has retained its water in its banks is surprisingly transparent. In the waves near the largest island of the region inhabited by fish and animals of rare species.
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At all times met people who claimed to have seen UFOs or the Loch ness monster. Truth or fiction we do not know. We have assembled a collection of lakes, which according to witnesses, live in the most notorious monsters.
Loch Ness, Scotland
Without exaggeration, the most famous lake monster in the world. Samaritanism rumors of which date back to the VI century BC,according to many scientists – the last dinosaur living on earth.
Lake Okanagan, British Columbia, Canada
Ogopogo is a legendary monster that brought fame to the whole of British Columbia and almost come close in popularity to Nessie. Seen for the first time in 1958, he was regularly described by eyewitnesses as long sleader with a body resembling a barrel, a long neck and fins.
Lake Labynkyr, Yakutia, Russia
Labinski Hell – beast, seen by Yakut in the nineteenth century. Although the photo – video evidence or not. Additionally, the noise supposedly made by the monster, was able to record, and with the help of sonar, there was a huge shadow, is clearly not suitable in size or one famous lake fish.
Kanas Lake, Xinjiang Province, China
Huge first living creature was spotted by students at a local University in 1985. Later there appeared rumours that the monster Continue reading