The Teletskoye lake is situated between 51° 2′ 46″ and 51° 48′ 36″ North latitude and between 87° 14′ 40″ and 87° 50′ 54″ East longitude (from Greenwich), in the North-Eastern part of the Gorno-Altai Autonomous region (Altai Krai of the RSFSR).
Among the lakes of the USSR Teletskoye occupies a special position and is of great interest primarily for its geological (origins), morphology (the structure of the lake baths), morphometric (digital characteristics size and shape of lake basins), hydrological (physical and chemical properties of water) and biological characteristics.
Teletskoye lake is located at an elevation of 436 meters above sea level. In this respect, among the large lakes of our country it is inferior to Sevan (the height of 1914 meters), Issyk-Kul (1609 m) and lake Baikal (elevation 456 meters), but is higher than the other lakes. The amplitude of the height of the lakes fluctuates within about 5 kilometers. So, one of the highest located lakes of Hora in Tibet lies at an altitude of 4400 metres above sea level and the Dead sea in Palestine — at 392 meters Continue reading
Water element of the planet: lakes and rivers
It is considered that the main distinctive feature of the lake water from sea and ocean is the absence of the salt. However, this is a common misconception. Actually there are salt lakes. But the fact that the lake is not connected to the oceans — this is the main difference from the seas.
The lake is a big bowl filled with water.
The deepest lake on Earth — lake Baikal.
But in Algeria there is a lake, which is called Ink. It with water as ink, can write on paper. The fact is that in this lake flow two rivers, the composition of the water which is such that, when combined, they turn into a liquid similar to ink.
But in Russia, in the Chelyabinsk region, there is a lake, where the water is saturated with soda. In this water you can easily wash without soap — all the spots “away” by themselves.
In Sicily there is a very dangerous lake, which is called ” lake of Death. It is dangerous for plants and animals. On its banks grows nothing, and any creature caught in its waters, dies. The fact is that on the bottom beat two sources of sulfuric acid, which poisons the water.
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The choice of the region
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Lake of Altai: where better to go for a vacation?
As it turned out, the choice is huge. In the Altai region there are about 11 thousand lakes .
– Once melted the glacier and formed a belt forests and lakes, – told “Komsomolskaya Pravda” Vladimir Kirillov . head of the laboratory of aquatic ecology Institute of water and ecological problems Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. – Most of the lakes along the hollows of ancient river – in the steppe Altai .
The largest lake
The area of salt lakes of the Kulunda 728 square kilometers! It is even called Altai sea. Drive up to it from the village Znamenka Slavgorod district. From village to “the sea” three miles. Here come people who don’t like to push, and are looking for space, solitude and silence.
The most famous
The most famous lake in the Altai yarovoye lake. On the shore is interesting metal sculpture – a monument to the crustacean Artemia. It is said that in some countries, this tiny creature make extremely expensive drugs, one gram of which Continue reading