Of Karelia. Holidays in Karelia
lake Onega Lake Onega is the second largest lake in Europe. It is smaller than half of lake Ladoga (maximum depth 120 m) and contains 3 times less water. But…

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Exclusive excursions
Journey through the shamanic places Description: During the tour, tourists will go along the main Buryat Holy places, will make a stop at Serge and Baris. The places you will…

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Finland description

Real estate in Finland attracts those who are attracted to the unique atmosphere of this close in many ways to us the country, our nearest Northern neighbor with clear lakes, picturesque forests, ski resorts, hot sauna, and cozy opportunities for family recreation and great shopping. In addition, Finland attracts a high standard of living, social security, education and economic development, but also with a very good attitude to Russians. Clean air, healthy food and water complement positive emotions of feeling good.

Finland is in Northern Europe and has Eastern border with Russia, Northern Norway, North-West – with Sweden and sea – Estonia. Finland is the seventh largest country in Europe: its area is 338 145 sq. km From North to South it stretches about 1160 km, from East to West on 540 km it is no coincidence that Finland is called the Country of Thousands of Lakes . This is a fabulous lake district, which has about 187 888 lakes and 179 584 Islands. Before the ice age the mountains here were taller than modern Alps. The glacier cut mountains, leaving behind granite boulders and hundreds of thousands of ponds. Water covers 10% area, 69% is forest. The most famous lake Saimaa. Päijänne, Inarijärvi and oulujärvi. Rivers and lakes of Finland, with their rich fauna, considered a true Paradise for fishermen.

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The Lake Ontario.

Lake Ontario is one of the five Great lakes of North America. It is the lowermost and is the smallest of them. From the North and the South-West, it is bounded by the canadian province of Ontario, and from the South American state of new York. Ontario, the most populous of all the provinces of Canada, is named after lake Ontario. In the language of the Indian tribe Huron ontario means ” Lake of shining waters”. It is the latest in the chain of the Great lakes and serves as an outlet to the Atlantic ocean via river St. Lawrence. In the lake empties into the river Niagara,which connects lake Ontario with lake Erie, and the river flows out of St. Lawrence river, which flows into the Atlantic ocean. Lake Ontario is the easternmost of the Great lakes, and has the smallest area of water space is about 19,000 square km of Navigable canals connects lake Ontario with lake Erie and the Hudson river, to the waters of the lake adjacent to the famous lake – toes pertaining to typical tunnel valleys.*

At various times lake Ontario had different names, on the maps of 1662-1663.g. the lake was called Ongiara (Ondiara), and on French maps, 1912. it was called Frontenac (Frontenac Lac). In size, the lake occupies the 14th place in the world. The length of the coastline is 1146 km, a maximum depth of 244 m, a mean depth of 86 m. the length Continue reading