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The Lake Turgoyak

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The miracle of Russia — the lake Turgoyak

The miracle of Russia — lake Turgoyak is located in the southern Urals in Chelyabinsk region. Let me take you on an amazing voyage in a rich land with beautiful scenery.

There is a beautiful legend about how there was a unique lake. Once, long ago in the Urals was traveling a young man by the name of the Tour. He wandered between the mountain ranges and met a girl named Gojak. She was just as beautiful as it is sad. The youth learned from the story of the girl that the evil witch has lost her sight and heal her only the purest water in the world.

Then the young man went on a long journey on lake Baikal and in his hands brought healing waters. The girl was washed and received my sight, and those drops that fell to the ground turned into a beautiful lake, which he named Turgoyak. So says the ancient Bashkir legend.

South Ural — one of the richest regions of Russia. In the interior contain great quantities of gold, platinum, copper, minerals and gems. But the main wealth of this region are the numerous lakes. Often this region is called «Ural Switzerland».

Most of the reservoirs located in mountainous terrain. Continue reading