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
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.
The purest lakes in the world are of natural origin. Australia can boast of two such Continue reading