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
For several centuries in the Crimea used to treat and prevent silt and mud from treatment of lakes . On the Peninsula there are about 34 of these salt ponds, but not all of them are equally useful.
Perhaps the most famous lake is located in Saky. its development involved with the mid-19th century. Here is a stock of therapeutic mud, estimated at 4.5 million cubic metres. The depth of the Saki lake modest — only half a meter on average, the mud — oily, black, with a pungent smell of hydrogen sulfide. At first glance unpleasant, the material has a unique composition of microorganisms that help increase the body’s resistance to disease.
Evpatoria the lake Moinaki . no less famous than Saki. On its shores also has mud baths. however, in recent years the lake water has become highly prismatica, which negatively affects the healing properties of the mud (this statement is not confirmed, for a number of reasons: Eupatorium authorities decided to give the territory near the lake for construction. They are opposed by local residents, environmentalists and the defenders of the lake Moinaki, the statement that the lake has lost Continue reading
The most ancient element in the fauna of the lake are the Indian bryozoans Victorella bengalensis, and L. S. Berg clam which, by definition, VA Lindholm, Hydrobia venturosa. This species now common to the coast of the seas surrounding Europe, there is in the Black and Azov seas, but not in the Caspian sea. Berg L. S. (1930) believed that the presence of this mollusk among the nagor-no-Asiatic fauna is the mystery.
The bottom of the bays and backwaters of the Issyk-Kul lake are covered with dense thickets of pondweed, reed, and charophytes. ‘hara thickets on the slopes of the basin of the lake drops to a depth of 30-40 m.
Phytoplankton counts 309 forms. He is poor in the open part of the lake, and significantly richer and more diverse in the coastal zone, where conditions are more varied. Zooplankton of the open lake is also monotonous.
Basically, he presents two types veslonogih Rachkov. It is characteristic of brackish waters Diaptomus salinus and cosmopolitan Cyclops viridis. V. M. Rylov, in the summer of 1928, studied the zooplankton of lake Issyk-Kul, notes that it is similar to the one in lake Baikal and Tanganyika: in the open waters of pet cladocerans.
For Issyk-Kul is characterized by the following representatives of the brackish-water zooplankton: Continue reading