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Salt lake Sol-Iletsk

About salt lakes, Sol-Iletsk

“the Most wonderful doctor – nature,

Though, because heals

Three-quarters of all diseases…”

The City Of Sol-Iletsk . located 70 km from the city of Orenburg is a large railway junction connecting Russia with Kazakhstan and Central Asian States.

The most interesting attraction of Sol-Iletsk – a group of salt lakes formed on the site of the old salt workings. Sol-Iletsk Deposit on the basis of fangotherapy is a national treasure of Russia.

The unique lake is located at an altitude of 120 meters above sea level, cover an area of 53 hectares. Mineral (salty) lakes are unique in their composition, temperature and curative action.

The history of the development of therapeutic mud, salt, brine and other natural resources Sol-Iletsk steppe has for centuries. Traditional methods of treatment exist on the lakes for many years.

The climate of Sol-Iletsk – continental, with hot summers and cool winters. Relative humidity ranges from 50 to 70%, which is in the range most favorable to the person. With approach of warm days the water temperature rises and reaches about 34-36 C.

To date, established six lakes Iletsk salt dome, dividing Continue reading

The Asian carp

This is an unusual video about the invasion of Asian silver carp caught on Wabash river (Wabash River) in the Midwest, mark Kirby (Mark Kirby) and his partner Brendan Kearns (Kearns Brendan). According to specialists, the most famous lake in the USA and Canada are on the verge of this ecological disaster. Silver carp, imported once from Kazakhstan (behind the ocean it is called Asian carp), has spread to the waterways of the New world with an incredible scale.

It all started with the fact that in 70-e years of the last century of American fishermen, not thinking about the consequences, brought a few specimens of silver carp and silver carp, which were caught in lake Balkhash to “imported” fish destroyed the excess of algae in the Illinois river. As a result of voracious migrant not only coped with the task set before him, but began to seize new territory, harassing the local fish. Now before American experts had a new goal — to prevent the spread of Asian (silver) carp in the Great lakes.

Interestingly, the number of carp in our area, as a rule, regulates the pike, not allowing him to multiply excessively. But in the rivers Illinois and Mississippi Continue reading

The Orenburg-Moscow: tickets on salt lake

The issue of work recreational areas have already been addressed in many regions of Russia. Of course, most of these areas are located in the SFD and NCFD, as there is a large part of the sanatorium-resort institutions.

But in the South Urals also have a unique lake, composition of water which is not inferior in its healing properties the Dead sea in Israel. Tickets from Orenburg to Moscow was purchased by members of the government of the Orenburg region more than once. And this allowed the cluster to include in the Federal target program “Development of domestic and inbound tourism in the Russian Federation “.

In “Salt lake” to invest about 6 billion rubles

Due to the fact that this project was included in the Federal target program, the Orenburg region have the opportunity to fully apply the mechanisms of public-private partnership. At the Eurasian economic forum which was held in Orenburg Governor Yury Berg announced record figures: total investment in Sol-Iletsk salt lake will be more than 6 billion rubles. To date, only in summer on the lakes rests and heals more than 500,000 people annually. Some of them booked return tickets from Orenburg to Moscow. Continue reading