LAKE BAIKAL, RUSSIA
The ranking of the most beautiful lakes could not have taken place without the handsome Siberian lake Baikal. The deepest lake in the world covers an area of 31 722 square meters. His age is estimated at 25-35 million years. Its water is so clear that from the surface you can easily view objects at a depth of 30-40 meters. In addition, the Baikal water is saturated with methane, resulting in the melting of ice on its surface are formed perfectly smooth circles which can be seen even from the tops of nearby mountains. This phenomenon of local residents and tourists is often mistaken for the traces of a UFO here.
LAKE HILLER, AUSTRALIA
Lake Hiller, surrounded by a eucalyptus forest, is located in a secluded location on the South-West of Australia, only in air transport. And look, there really is something – water lake has an unusual rich pink color. The reasons for this unique phenomenon is still unclear, scientists assumed that this shade may stain the water the algae, but their analysis showed that this theory is wrong.
CRATER LAKE, USA
American crater lakes, as is clear from the name, is located in the crater of the volcano. It is the deepest lake in the United States. It’s completely isolated from the outside world – it does not no river flows, due to water in the crater is considered Continue reading
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 out what exactly they are remarkable and why they are worth seeing.Titicaca: the largest reserves of fresh water mountain lake
Where: South America; Peru and Olivepomace it is comparable to the size of Crete — about 8300 sq km. From the plane it looks like a sea, but when viewed from the shore in places is reminiscent of a marsh overgrown with reeds. The people here move carefully, looking at the ground, as they walk on muddy dirt. Cane everywhere and do everything — clothes, hats, bags, home and the island on which they live. There is a legend that long ago the Aymara Indians, crossing his pirogue in the lake, were on the territory of the Incas. To get the two peoples failed, but to go home the proud Aymara did not — decided that it will float on the lake. Since they live on the reed Islands, rafts, decoration reminiscent of the ancient Egyptian court.Change: the high-mountain crater lake
Where there are: Asia; on the border of China and North Korea.The shoreline of this lake is situated at a height of 2189 m above sea level, so Change called “Heavenly lake”. It is surrounded by winding mountain Continue reading
Among so many beautiful lakes there are some that have a special beauty. The color of the water in these lakes is far from familiar to us — if you get into another dimension, with beautiful scenery of another planet. In this collection I will tell You about 10 most beautiful colored lakes in the world.
Laguna Verde is a salt lake located in the southwest High plains of Bolivia. For those who know Spanish, the name of the lake itself speaks for itself — in a lake called Green Lagoon. This name appeared not just so, water here is really green. The lake is located at the foot of the licancabur volcano and the beautiful green tint of the water caused by minerals and other substances, including copper. Color lake is also known for its hot springs.
This chain of 6 dark blue mountain lakes located high in the mountains of the Hindu Kush in Central Afghanistan. In 2008 they became the first National Park of Afghanistan. The lakes were formed by mineral-rich water that seeps through the cracks in the cliffs and rocks. The reason for this hue of water depends on the mineral-rich water.
8. Lake Pukaki in New Zealand
The water of lake Pukaki can be described in a separate, own color, calling it ice-blue. Colorful the lake was formed by melting glaciers many years ago. The lake is replenished Continue reading