Holiday at lake Balaton
A hundred kilometers from Budapest to the South-West direction there is a unique lake Balaton (Balaton). It is a freshwater reservoir with a length of 77 kilometers and a width of from 1 to 12 kilometers in different parts. Every year from June to September here in the main resort of Hungary, there are hundreds of thousands of tourists to enjoy the splendor and uniqueness of this largest lake of Central Europe. The uniqueness of lake Balaton is not only in its location in the hollow of tectonic origin, but in small depth: on average, it amounted to three meters. The deepest spot of the lake is a Tihany basin (12.5 meters). In the summer, lake Balaton is warming up, on average, up to 21 – 22 0C. Vacation at lake Balaton is diverse and can satisfy any demanding tourist.
Northern shore of lake Balaton is more suitable for active recreation. At a small distance from the shore deep enough, and You can enjoy boating and fishing (the lake is inhabited by more than 20 species of fish). In towns of Siofok and Balatonfured, located on the shores of the lake, equipped trails on the electric actuator with trapezoidal rule for water skiing. An experienced instructor for several hours will help You feel confident on the jet ski and experience the true pleasure of skiing. Also, in the last few years Continue reading
The rock slide in Glacier lake provoked a rise in the water level, and river Black Lucina he threatened to withdraw from the coast. |
The whole country spent the first warmer – maximum temperature for the first time climbed above 30 degrees, and in Geneva reached 33.8 degrees – a weekend in a relaxed state, except for residents of Grindelwald.
300 000 cubic meters of stone blocks and rubble collapsed on Friday evening from the mountain slopes in Glacial lake. Spontaneously born at the foot of the Eiger, it keeps for many years the inhabitants of the region in tension. The lake water flows into the river Black Lucina, a narrow but rapid, which rushes from the valley of Grindelwald. In early summer, the lake slowly filled with water, and the higher it rises the level, the more adrenaline enters the blood people, especially the restless feeling of power in the region. According to the catastrophic predictions, if the lake will “explode” out of the abundance of water, this will trigger and output of a Black Lucina from the coast, and in the disaster area will be all settlements lying along its bed, down to lake Continue reading
Sumatra island with adjacent small Islands has an area of about 450 thousand km and belongs to the Large Sunda Islands in Southeast Asia.
Sumatra is 6th largest island on Earth. The island is approximately 1800 km, its width is 435 km Sumatra (Sumatra) is a part of Indonesia and known for its pristine nature and unusual beaches with dark sand, ruins of ancient palaces and temple complexes. Along the West coast of the island stretches Barisan mountains, the peak of which is mount of kerintji height of 3800 m. a Large part of East Sumatra swamped.
Sumatra placed simultaneously in the two hemispheres – the equator the island is divided approximately into equal parts. Sumatra is located on the territory of the Pacific volcanic ring of increased seismic activity (magnitude earthquakes reach 6-8 points), on its territory there are more than 10 active volcanoes. The coastline of the island is poorly indented, near the coast there are coral reefs. These factors have created the island’s beautiful landscapes and fertile soils. Since ancient times in Sumatra was the gold mines, for which he received the name “island of gold”.
The picturesque island of Sumatra not only famous for its mountain lakes, relict mining landscapes, Continue reading