Hearing the word «lake» we often represented a small pond. However, the largest lake on the planet look completely different than we imagine them to be.
At last, the tenth largest is lake Nyasa. It is situated simultaneously in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and in Africa. It is an area of 30.8 km2. The depth of 706 m. the lake is home To 230 species of fish. There are hippos, crocodiles.
In ninth place is the lake in Canada called Big Bear lake. Its height above sea level is m. An area of about 30,000 km, and depth is 137m. The only settlements on the lake are Delaine and Echo Bay.
In eighth place among the great lakes is the deepest lake of the planet — the Baikal. It is located in Eastern Siberia and is of tectonic origin. Width of Baikal lake from 25 — 80 km Depth m. More than half a year the lake is constrained by ice and ships can move only from June to September.
Seventh place at the Central lakes of Africa – Tanganyika. It was first discovered in 1858 by the English traveler R. Burton and his colleague J. The ACNP. The length of the lake is 650 km and in width it reaches 40 — 80 km Coastal landscapes are basically huge rocks. The lake is about 170 endemic species.
The Aral sea in sixth place among the largest lakes of the planet. Continue reading
Today preparation for a new release in the series of programmes ” On the tracks of Pugacheva », looked into the shop ” Underwater world ” ( 55°11′13.7″N 61°26′15.6″E) in Chelyabinsk.
We continue to search for the treasure Pugachev. After Yemelyan met with Decolongon, he hurriedly went out of Troitsk and went to the side of Chebarkul. According to legend, Pugachev hid the treasure at the foot, or maybe on the Pugachev mountain (54°54′41.1″N-60°20′08.6″E). Its other name is Malkowska mountain, it is located 500 metres from the highway M5-Ural. All this area is, of course, studied both locals and scientists and all kinds of grinders. According to another legend “Ordered Pugachev Gryaznova hastily removed from the mill, lead troops in Chrysostom, and good to bury in a safe place, lest it might fall into the hands of evildoers”. Buried in lake Inyshko (55°11′12.4″N-60°04′56.3″E). If anyone is interested in this legend, we will announce in the future programme. Lake Inyshko not large, forest, rich forest debris, silt. In search of treasure, were drowned here more than a dozen divers.
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Home “Articles” Weekly Spassk “news” Unique Khanka lake is contaminated with chemicals and pesticides — the monitoring data
Agrochemicals and pesticides poison unique lake Khanka, located on the border of China and Primorsky Krai. The body is not able to cope with incoming economic-household and superficial sewage. This was reported at the seventh international ecological forum «Nature without borders», which continues its work in Vladivostok.
According to the Primorsky centre for monitoring environmental pollution, the water in the lake belongs to the class of «dirty» and contains large amounts of nitrogen and phosphorus. The main source of pollution of lakes were rice fields on both Russian and Chinese parts of the basin.
— Experts cite a lot of facts in the fields of Chinese pesticide production, which then fall into the lake. We offer not coordinate the invitation of foreign workers for companies that have breaches and inspectors organizations to more tightly control the quality of water discharged from the plantations, — Continue reading