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).
Subtropical zone. The Eastern part is humid Continue reading
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
Lake Italy, holidays at the lakes of Italy – Garda, Como, Maggiore. Tours to Italy from St. Petersburg
The most famous lakes of Italy . where people come to relax from the time immemorial, are located in the North of Italy. Here, surrounded by Alpine mountains, you can enjoy the unique climate and amazing natural landscapes. Rest on the lakes of Italy is beautiful at any time of the year. Towering over the lakes of Italy, the mountains protect them from cold winds, creating favourable conditions for active recreation and relaxation. Clean and clear water lakes of Northern Italy . the mild climate and the unique nature of these places attract tourists from all over the world and make the holiday on the lakes of Italy an unforgettable pleasure. Add to this the numerous resorts of Italy with lots of different activities and the beautiful nature parks with its medieval castles, and You will realize that lakes of Italy – the perfect place for a comfortable stay.
The most popular among tourists are the lakes of Northern Italy – Garda, Como and Maggiore . These pre-Alpine lakes of Italy . famous for its amazing natural beauty and famous tourist resorts, are perfect conditions for active rest, practising water sports or simply relaxing. No wonder these places always Continue reading