Lakes of the world. Unusual lake. Lakes of the world
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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.

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“volcanic lake”

Costa Rica

In 1502 Christopher Columbus, during the fourth voyage to America, was forced to take refuge from a heavy storm in the Bay, where there were further large Costa Rican port of Limon.

Here a Caravel, the Explorer met aborigines Redskins sported lots of gold jewelry.

“For the first two days — written by Columbus to his homeland to Spain, I saw on this earth. more gold than four years in the island of Hispaniola” (Haiti).

New land Columbus gave the name “Costa Rica”, translated from the Spanish “rich coast”.

However, the great Navigator made a mistake. Gold and silver were in Costa Rica not so much. The Indians in their development remained at the level of the stone age. Although we have achieved considerable success in the manufacture of gold ornaments, pottery and stone carving.

Modern Costa Rica

From the North, from Nicaragua South to Panama, Costa Rica crosses the transcontinental highway by car you can travel the country in one day.

Almost all the time the road goes in the mountains. The closer to the South, the mountains become higher. The window flashing snow-capped mountain peaks, steaming cones of volcanoes, deep chasms, waterfalls with a rainbow above them, wild rivers in narrow gorges, and blue volcanic lakes, mountain slopes with lush tropical vegetation.

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Amazing places – the devil’s Garden

In Croatia there is a unique national Park Plitvice lakes (Horw. Plitvička jezera). Thousands of tourists from all over the world flock here to overjoyed to merge with the Paradise nature. And it’s hard to believe that once this place was called “devil’s garden”.

The famous lakes are located halfway between Zagreb, the capital of the state, to the Adriatic coast, along which, and found shelter Croatia.

For the first time about the Plitvice lakes is mentioned in the 16th century. But then people were not up to the beauty of the Balkan peoples were constantly at war with the Ottoman Empire trying to assert their independence. It was at that time this dangerous edge was called “devil’s garden”.

In 1777 these places acquire an official name – “Plitvice lakes”, which was written by the priest of Otočac Dominique Vukasovich.

Gradually the word spreads about the extraordinary beauty of the Plitvice lakes. Already in 1891, from the city of Karlovac was built the road to the lakes, and by 1894 the number of tourists visiting these meta exceeded tens of thousands.

In 1893 was established the society for the protection of the Plitvice lakes, whose task was to preserve the natural splendor of this place and attract tourists from all over the world.

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