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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Lakes, formed from river oxbow lakes, are relatively small. Large arose in other ways. Some in valleys, blocked by avalanche or moraines, rock ridges left by retreating and now-vanished glaciers or dams erected by man. Lake Baikal in Siberia and lake in East Africa filled the huge cracks in the earth’s crust, caused by powerful shifts. American Great lakes lie in the basin, formed during the ice age when the ice wore a large part of the continent. Glaciers not only plowed a deep bowl in the valleys, along which, but this entire region sank under the weight of ice, gavluvsga a lot of the continent in plastic basalt layers under it. Then the ice melted relatively quickly, but the concavity is not yet corrected.
Around the perimeter of the great lakes in shallow bays among marsh grasses the animals and their lifestyles are not much different from what we observed in a small freshwater reservoirs. Over them worn different dragonflies, among the plants reproduce gnats and mosquitoes; hiding in the mud snails and bivalves; fish and piranhas hunt, carp and Cichlidae pluck the plants. But where the lake bottom out to a great depth, the conditions have dramatically changed.
Baikal is the deepest lake in the world. In some places the bottom is a mile from the surface. Of course, compared to the ocean it’s not much of depth, but in ocean Continue reading
Type of accommodation
In the Northern part of Kazakhstan, near to the cities of Kokshetau and Astana, is an excellent area to relax, such as the Borovoe resort. This resort is small and cozy village, near which is placed an incredibly beautiful and world famous lake. A lot of them on this site: Borovoye, Shchuchye, Kotirkol, Small and Big chebache. Geographically this area belongs to the Kokshetau highlands. Tourists call it “Kazakh Switzerland”. It’s no coincidence, as the lake is a short distance from breathtaking mountain ranges.
Description of the lake and surrounding area
The highest point in the area is Kokshetau mountain, whose name means “Blue mountain”. Closer to the South there is a mountain called Burabay. Its altitude is 690 meters. Also, there is a mountain of a hill. Zheke-Batyr is the greatest among them. At the foot of the hills and decayed lake Schuchye in the Burabai. which is the deepest available here. In length the lake is about seven kilometers. Width it is more than three kilometers. And the depth in some places exceeds eighteen metres. In the lake there is a large variety of fish, but most of all there can be found the pike, hence the name. Earlier in the lake fished a few creeks along with the river Kyllachy. But the connection of the river to the lake Continue reading