The largest lake of the Balkan Peninsula — Skadar — is located on the territory of two States, and the majority (around 2/3 of the lake) this unique natural site belongs to Montenegro, and the rest — Albania. From both countries the lake and the surrounding land are considered strictly protected and are under state protection, so the Montenegrin coast of Skadar lake was declared a national Park.
Location: lake Skadar is located in the South-Eastern part of Montenegro on the land of three municipalities: Podgorica. Cetinje and Bar .
The main wealth of the Skadar lake — its unique flora and fauna
Skadar lake is situated in Zeta-Skadar valley, between the Dinaric highlands on one side and the mountain range Prokletije. Its length — is 43 km and width is 26 km. It has an elongated nature, an extremely rugged coastline, much of which is swampy, and the many Islands (up to 50). The average depth of the lake — 6 m, although there are areas with depth up to 60 meters (underwater keys or «eye»). The surface area of the lake varies from 390 km2 in the dry seasons up to 530 km2 at the high water period, such a spill due to the low water level and large swampy lowlands along the edges of the lake.
The lake has a flowing Continue reading
Red lake salt lake in Bolivia
We have already talked about the unusual lakes in the Andes earlier. It was a well-known lake Titicaca. In Bolivia on the high plateau there is still salt and fresh lakes. One of them has the name Colorado Lagoon (Laguna Colorado) or red lake.
It is surrounded by misty cliffs and boiling geysers. The second nearby Laguna Verde (Laguna Verde) has the green color of the water. Next to these lakes, stretches of sea salt. This solar de Juni, a huge salt flat. Once in its place was the waters of the ancient lake. Now only a swift breeze rolls salt dunes on the dune. The thickness of the minerals can reach six meters. Walk on it quite a dangerous occupation, because the salt marsh is possible to fail. As we walking on the frozen lake in winter.
Red lake of the Cordillera
A wonderful place where the land is perceived as a Mirage. The lake shining in the sun sometimes it is just an ice desert. Night stars exactly light up the purple sky and surrounding mountain scenery. Not every fiction writer, describing the planet, Mars has a paint that is of a local nature.
Near Laguna Colorado begins a local landmark national Park Eduardo (Eduardo Avaroa). The lake water is red brick and very salty. The water acquires a red color because of plankton and trace Continue reading
The Abstract of the open lesson on the theme “Lake Baikal”
Synopsis open classes
Topic: lake Baikal – pearl of Siberia.
Preparation for school group
Objective: to acquaint children with the nature of lake Baikal
• Create a synopsis of reservoirs, find them on a map; to acquaint with peculiarities of oz. Baikal, its inhabitants; to teach to identify features of adaptation of animals to specific habitats (fish) ; to establish a simple causal relationship;
• To develop logical thinking, attention, dialog speech; fine motor skills; to increase vocabulary;
• To foster love and respect for nature and native land, to develop environmental activities.
Equipment: map of Irkutsk oblast, photographs and illustrations of the inhabitants of lake Baikal, the model for the structure of the fish cards for the didactic game “That is possible, what is not.”
Dictionary: the spawning, cold-water.
Integration of educational areas: reading of literature, communication, cognition, artistic creativity, socialization, health, physical culture.
Working with the map
-Look at the map. What are blue? (rivers, lakes) .
1. We say it flows.
We’re talking about – she plays.
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