Ritsa lake is probably the most famous lake not only in Abkhazia, but also in the entire North Caucasus.
To visit Abkhazia, still, what a place Gagra or Pitsunda, and not to see lake Ritsa is unforgivable. First impressions are waiting for you in the road of the gorge – “goodbye Motherland”. At a sharp turn of the road just three meters wide, the rock immediately goes to the deepest gorge. Truly stumbled or gape and goodbye homeland. The experience of a lifetime!
The lake Ritsa is the most known lake in Abkhazia
lake Riza/ Abkhazia.
Abkhazia is undoubtedly a very beautiful country! Mountains, sea and greenery in the midst of all this beauty – the lake an extraordinary colour. A great air. Everywhere many sources of curative mineral water. It would seem the most suitable place for the construction of sanatoriums and rest homes. But They love and appreciate their land. Still the area remains virtually untouched.
The first impression of the lake Ritsa.
In front of you slightly greenish lacquered abyss. The water is pristine, but the bottom is like there.
Lake Ritsa is among the mountains, at an altitude of 930 meters above sea level. It is believed that the lake was formed by tectonic shifts caused mountain landslides. On the high mountains surrounding the lake Ritsa, always snow .
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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
The marble cave and a beautiful lake Patagonia
Marble caves and the most beautiful lake in Chile under the name “Chico”, located on the border of Argentina and Chile and are one of the most wonderful and beautiful places on our planet.
They have a primitive beauty of the marble rocks, combined with the crystal clear water of the lake . The mountain lake . makes us believe that Heaven on earth really exists, and it is in this place.
These marble caves and lake Patagonia are the main attraction. The caves attract many tourists from different corners of the earth. Unusual created mazes in a marble cave impress all tourists.
The rays of sunlight that penetrate in some places through a carved marble arch are truly impressive spectacle. From him come the glare of reflected light from the clear blue waters of the lake, creating incredible visual effects. So the marble cave is always — his looks different. And the level of transparency of the water in the caves are always changing, which also makes it every time to transform and bewitch.
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Just wanted to note that tourists are attracted not only to the beauty of this Paradise. Continue reading