In the Salzkammergut in a well known resort area is very beautiful amazing lake Mondsee, which area is fifteen square kilometers. In length the lake stretches for seven miles, and its greatest depth is seventy meters. Lake Mondsee has an unusual curved shape resembling the mirror image of the letter S.
A bit of geography
It is a lake of glacial origin. In the South-East shore of the Mondsee rises high and cuts right to the lake in the form of stone walls, called the dragon wall. This is considered the warmest lake in the Salzkammergut, in the summer it easily warms up to twenty-seven degrees.
Mondsee is rich with fish. In the North of the lake of the same name is located the ancient town of Mondsee. Today Mondsee and the whole region of the Salzkammergut is considered one of the most popular tourist destinations of Austria. Every year this place is visited by large number of tourists and tours to Austria are becoming increasingly popular .
Here on the lake is the famous resort — PT.Lorenz offers a great opportunity for active rest and sports, for example Windsurfing, beach volleyball, water skiing and other.
Don’t forget that Mondsee is, above all, the purest mountain air, the beautiful Continue reading
*1. The full name of the object*
The Lake Is Brackish
The lake is valued for its balneological properties. It is quite large, an area of over 7 km2. The oval shape of the depression, the depth of a small, flat bottom, covered with silt deposits. The water is alkaline, bromine, highly mineralized, chloride-sodium composition. Mud dark gray color, good plasticity, its reserves exceed 1.5 million m3.
*2.1. The status of SPNA (Specially protected natural areas can have Federal, regional or local importance)
In 1985 was declared a natural landmark
*2.2. Goals, objectives and main activities*
The lake is famous for the healing properties of alkaline water and mineral mud, which are used for the treatment of articular diseases, rheumatism, sciatica.
*2.3. A list and brief description of the main objects of visiting protected areas*
The whole area is a flat feather-grass steppe. On the Southeast coast of of crushed-stone silt flows a mineral spring with delicious water, of weak mineralization, but with a high content of magnesium. The lake is famous for the healing properties of alkaline water and mineral mud, which are used for the treatment of articular Continue reading
Lakes and rivers of Karelia
The image of Karelia is connected first of all with the territory of blue lakes. Actually, there are a lot of lakes – over 61 thousand. Their quantity falling to 1 thousand sq. km region of Karelia confidently wins first place not only in Russia but also among regions of the world.
Lakes are very different in size varying from small lakes of lambesc (“was”), private and anonymous, until the largest in Europe Ladoga and lake Onega. The lake, which area is up to 1 sq. km. prevail, but there are many large lakes, which area is up to 10 or more sq. km. and 20 lakes exceed 100 sq. km Area is covered by lakes in Karelia makes 11.4% of its entire territory, which is clearly more than in the neighbouring state of Finland, and almost twice as much than in the region of Murmansk.
Many lakes take the beginning of tectonic movements of the terrestrial crust, but most appeared due to the ploughing of the earth’s crust by glaciers during the movement many millions of years ago. First deeper, they usually extended shape, have high rocky and often very steep banks and there are not enough Islands. The configuration of glacial lakes began more different – they discerned many Islands, bays, passageways and pretty little depth. However, very often lakes have mixed the beginning and it brings Continue reading