Seven unique parks of Russia
On 1 January 1917 in Russia created the first reserve — Barguzinsky. Since 1997 this day is celebrated as the Day of reserves. On the territory of Russia, rich in forests and mountains, beautiful lakes and rivers, pristine land, there are a lot of reserves, some of which can rightly be considered unique. Today we decided to make a compilation of seven of the most interesting nature reserves of Russia.
Barguzinsky reserve is the first protected areas in Russia. This is the only public reserve in the country, founded before the October revolution of 1917. This reserve is located in Buryatia, it is located on the Western slopes of the Barguzin ridge. C 1986 the year is one of the biosphere reserves of UNESCO. In protected territory of the Barguzinsky nature reserve is the North-Eastern coast of Baikal lake. The name of the reserve was under the name of the Barguzin river. In this reserve you can see not only the Barguzin mountain ridge, but fantastically beautiful valleys and forests and rivers, where are found the most different species of animals.
BAIKAL NATURE RESERVE
Baikal nature reserve — a beautiful reserve of Russia, which lies around Continue reading
The most Beautiful lakes in the world – Advertising Agency paladin, Krasnoyarsk, BTL Agency paladin, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Sometimes looking at the picture and can’t believe my eyes — there’s no such colors in nature! However, on planet Earth, so many amazing places with a completely alien landscapes and unreal colors, it seems the whole life is not enough to visit them.
The pink lake
The pink lake or lake Retba located in Senegal. The name of the lake derives from the special color of the water. This color is caused by a large number of cyanobacteria in water: absorbing sunlight, microorganisms produce the pigment that turns the water. He was particularly noticeable during the dry season. Other organic life in Retba not — for algae and fish too high a concentration of salt in the water. Its content reaches 40 %. It is extracted from the bottom of the lake for nearly 50 years.
The retba is not the only one of its kind. On Earth there are at least two pink lake Hiller in Australia and salt ponds in San Francisco Bay.
Lake General Carrera
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Lake, its characteristics
The lake — a reservoir formed on the land surface in the natural depression. As the lake has no direct connection with the ocean, it is — the pond to slow water exchange.
The total area of lakes on earth — about 2.7 million km 3. that is 1.8 % of the land surface.
The main characteristics of the lake:
the area of the lake – water surface area;
length of coastline – length of the water’s edge;
the length of the lake – the shortest distance between the two furthest apart points of the coastline, the average width — the ratio of area to length;
lake volume – the volume of the basin filled with water;
average depth – the ratio of water mass to the area;
maximum depth is a direct measurement.
The biggest area of water surface of a lake on Earth — Caspian (376 thousand km2 when water level is 28 m) and the deepest-Baikal (1620 m).
Characteristics of the largest lakes in the world are given in table. 1.
In every lake there are three interrelated components: basin, water mass, vegetation and fauna of the reservoir.
Lakes of the world
On the status of the lake basin the lake is divided into surface and underground. The latter sometimes filled Continue reading