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
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.
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Lovers to swim in Saint Petersburg it should be remembered that as a rule all the waters and rivers in connection with pollution are only used for relaxing on the beach.
Slightly better is the situation with deep glacial lakes in the Leningrad region, which are powered by pure underground springs. Some of these lakes are officially included in the list are suitable for swimming. With the onset of summer in the news will see the official information of the resolved places for bathing.
Since the places for swimming in St. Petersburg is not clean water, we will go to far from the city and clear lakes in the Leningrad region, where you can relax and swim.
— the Radon lake in the Lomonosov district, D. Lopukhinka.
The lake contains chemical element radon, which is why the water in the lake is incredibly clean and transparent, at the bottom there’s no vegetation, no plankton, no any other animals.
— Very clean lake Swinscoe in the Luga district.
Amazingly clean Swinscoe lake near the city of Luga of Leningrad region. Is recognized each year as suitable for bathing. There is a convenient sandy beach for everyone, and there is a popular children’s health complex “Luga”. The water Continue reading