The Amazing lakes of the world - interesting World news
Lake – water, which filled in a certain range and are not connected to sea or ocean. A large part of the lakes are sources of drinking water. But many…

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The Largest salt lakes in the world
Salt lake should be called a mineral, as such are considered lakes with a salinity of more than 1 per mil (thousandth of). Most often the salt lake endorheic basin,…

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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

Holiday to the lakes of Finland

Finland is located in Northern Europe and has all conditions for comfortable rest of tourists. At any time of the year, in this Northern country attracts many visitors to enjoy all the pleasures of leisure. Finland is always glad to guests, as is able to surprise and delight with its picturesque lakes.

The world famous lakes of Finland are very popular with tourists in the summer. In total there are about 190 thousand lakes and they all have crystal clear water. To see these scenic spots once and they will remain in your heart forever. There is an opinion that the knowledge of the beauty of this country is impossible if you have not visited its lakes. Particularly popular among Russians and tourists from around the world are of lake Saimaa and Päijänne.

Finnish lake Saimaa or lake-labyrinth, as it is called is one of the largest in the country, located in the South-East. On the territory of the lake is about 13 thousand Islands. There are all conditions for recreation and many cottages, villas and houses located on the shore of the lake that you can rent. Also, there are many options for accommodation in the countryside near the pond. The lake offers the most diverse outdoor activities. Here you can fish, go trekking or ride a boat on the scenic lake. To the shore of lake Saimaa can be reached by public transport or car, which can be safely left in many Continue reading

Trip to lake Seliger

On the June long weekend with a group of friends went to lake Seliger and its surroundings – the upper lake. The weather was not too good – mostly it was rainy and overcast, but this did not prevent to relax and see the sights. Overall the trip was pleasant, the place is very beautiful perspective on good shots. Only here fishing with no luck – once again I could not taste fresh fish soup:(

Nice lake Seliger is located in the North of the Tver region, almost on the border with Novgorod oblast.

To get to Seliger, there are 2 ways – on the Leningrad highway through Torzhok or to Riga via Rzhev. There we went to Riga, returning on Leningradke, both ways have been very slow because of endless repairs and trucks on Leningradke.

Leaving early in the morning (at 6.30 a.m.) from Moscow, to the place we got closer to 14.00: road in the Tver region leave much to be desired. In the summer, none of travelling in those parts was not armed with a map and Yandex, we decided to choose the most beautiful for the upcoming holiday. Our choice fell on the village of Sirkovo. This village is not on the lake Seliger and lake vselug hotel. The upper lake, which includes the individual property, situated in 40 km from lake Continue reading