*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
Now in the nature reserve “Vishera” is the most colorful season – fall. Colorful lakes and waterfalls of river Gypsy, mountain panoramas of the Hearth and the highest point of Perm Krai mount Tulym will delight all lovers of the quiet autumn beauty. On 15 October the reserve’s ecotrail is closed until next summer. Hurry to apply for the end of the tourist season in the nature reserve “Vishera”!
Every year the romance of the taiga hikes attracts a lot of travelers on ecological trails of the reserve “Vishera”. These include both experienced tourists and ordinary people badly representing the specific nature Pesce-water trips on the edge of pristine taiga. Colorful Golden autumn time presents special challenges for the routes due to weather conditions that are often less favourable than in the summer.
So that your holiday does not become a difficult and dangerous trek with elements of survival, we offer you to familiarize yourself with the reminder of the reserved tourist.
Preparing to visit the reserve Vishera, you have to understand that it’s remote from civilization mountain-taiga terrain where no roads, towns, and cellular communication. The beauty of these places opened only after Continue reading