Swan lake + the resort city Belokuriha
A tour of the lake Swan and in the city-resort Belokurikha
This unique lake is located in the Sovetsky district of Altai region. It is well-known for having one of two in Russia wintering ground for whooper Swan.
The area of Swan lake is 26.6 ha, length about 1 km, width – just over 400 m, the average depth of the lake is 70cm and the maximum – does not exceed 2 m. the lake Bottom is sandy / pebbly, the water is very clean and clear. Water reservoir fill the springs that burst out of the earth on the banks and in the center of the lake. In summer the water temperature does not exceed +15, and winter does not fall below +5-6 degrees, so the lake does not freeze. This was the reason for the wintering swans. Winter here every year about 350 of these beautiful birds. Swans fly here in November and live till March or April, and then again going North. In addition to the swans on the lake lives a huge number of wild ducks, marked by the nesting of the peregrine Falcon, the Saker Falcon, Sandpiper.
In winter, Swan lake is a truly unforgettable sight – the trees covered with frost, snow drifts, fog over the water and white birds, dissecting the water surface. For those wishing to admire the beautiful swans, provides a viewing platform overlooking the picturesque panorama of the lake, and a bridge, jutting out into Continue reading
A special place in all this splendor is a famous lake “pearl” of the Adriatic. Most of them are either in national parks or high mountains. Mountain lakes of Montenegro is worthy of the biogradsko lake, situated on the homonymous mountain.
And Durmitor national Park boasts eighteen glacial lakes. This unique ecosystem is called “Mountain eyes”. They are located at a height of five feet above sea level and framed by mountain meadows, rocky peaks and dense, fragrant forest.
However, the majority of lakes in Montenegro were created artificially. Of course, this does not diminish their dignity, but we want to tell You about this gift of nature – amazing lake Skadar.
It is the largest fresh water reservoir of the Balkan Peninsula and national Park in Montenegro . Its depth ranges from 6 to 60 meters, and the total area is 40 miles!
Note that the lake Skadar is located on the territory of Montenegro, only two-thirds, the rest belongs to Albania.
This miracle of nature is also considered the largest European nature reserve. Its expanse is home to more than two hundred fifty bird species and many of them can only be found on the territory of Skadar lake. For example, such beauties, Black IBIS or the Dalmatian Pelican.
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Canada is on the North American continent, from the South it borders with the United States, with the North lie 800 km beyond the Arctic Circle. The country is washed by the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Canada is the 2 largest country of the world and has a total area of 9976 thousand square kilometers.
Canada is on the North American continent, from the South it borders with the United States, with the North lie 800 km beyond the Arctic Circle (the Arctic Islands). The country is washed by the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Canada is the 2 largest country of the world and has a total area of 9976 thousand square kilometers the Coastline stretches for 250 thousand km.
Canada owned the island second, the Baffin island, banks, Victoria, Devon, Newfoundland, Ellesmere, etc. the Highest point – the Logan in the North-West (5951 m.).
The diverse nature of Canada. – Entire territory can be divided into several natural regions: the hilly Appalachian region in the East; the valley of the Laurentian plateau in the region of Hudson Bay (Hudson Bay) and the polar zone; the Canadian shield, Prairie provinces inner, which stretches to the Atlantic coast in the South; the mountain ranges of the Cordillera on the West. Continue reading