The Amazing lakes of the world
The majority of large and small lakes is not only a source of drinking water, but also important tourist sites. Before you eight amazing lakes in the world. Let's find…

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The deepest lake in the world

Our country is the largest in the territory. And correspondingly, many natural sites in Russia are exceptional and unique. And one of these magical places can definitely be considered the deepest lake in the world. It is, of course, about the lake Baikal which is in Siberia.

The most amazing and deepest lake in the world

The epithet “most-most” is best suited to lake Baikal. After all, it is the deepest lake in the world . as well as the deepest trench on Earth and the largest reservoir of the purest drinking water. Hard to imagine that the amount of collected water here he is ahead in several times North American Great lakes combined.

The area, which covers the deepest lake in the world Baikal . equal to a little less than 32 thousand square kilometers. The deepest point on the lake is measured at 1186 meters, the average depth of lake Baikal is more than 700 meters. By the way, not all lakes can boast even the maximum values of such depth.

Disputes about the deepest lake

Despite the fact that Baikal has long been recognized as the deepest lake, recently started to have some disputes about it. Some believe that the world’s deepest lake – Ladoga . But this statement is totally wrong. Because its depth is 230 meters, and therefore it is not included even Continue reading

South America

South America is the fourth but the largest continent on Earth. Its Northern shores are washed by the warm waters of the Caribbean sea, and the extreme southern tip of the island of Tierra del Fuego, divided between Argentina and Chile, lies in a cold, stormy Atlantic ocean. On the continent presents a great diversity of landscapes and climatic zones. Hot dusty steppe of the pampas stretch through the cattle country of Argentina and Uruguay. In the West tower of the mighty Andes, with cool fertile valleys, where coffee grows. Hot tacama desert of Northern Chile is one of the driest places on the planet. In Brazil, in the Amazon basin, the stretch impassable green jungle. There are in South America and vast lakes, and tall waterfalls, and rocky Islands.

The most humid of the continents. High mountains causes a variety of climates, the presence of altitudinal zonation. Equatorial zone occupies the Amazonian lowlands and the North-West coast. In the tropical zone of the Eastern part is influenced by the trade winds, on the coast of a lot of rainfall (2,000 mm), the difference in summer and winter, t minor. In the interior the rainfall is considerably less (1000-500 mm). The Pacific coast is under the influence of the cold Peru current. Here is one of the driest places in the world (the Atacama desert).

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The biggest lakes in the world

Mosaic planet

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

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