Top most beautiful lakes in the world
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 one of the purest. Local attraction – a huge log that floats in the lake for over a hundred years and does not decompose due to the unique properties of the reservoir.
THE FIVE FLOWERS LAKE, CHINA
Five flowers lake is one of many reservoirs on the territory of the Chinese National Park Jiuzhaigou. Every day there come thousands of tourists who want to admire the amazing creation of nature, the depth of the lake is only five meters, and at its bottom are trees, ornate intertwining branches. Many plants and shrubs surrounding it, contrasting with the turquoise water and give the landscape an amazing beauty.
LAKE RESIA, ITALY
South Tyrolean lake resia was created artificially during the construction of a dam in 1950, the local authorities decided to flood several villages located here. All of them completely went under water above the surface of the lake only rises the bell tower of the Church of the XIV century. As legend has it, at night around the lake you can hear the sound of bells, although the bells removed from the tower many years ago.
LAKE ABRAHAM, CANADA
To come to see the artificial lake Abraham in the canadian province of Alberta is a must in the winter – at this time of year there is an unusual natural phenomenon: rising from the bottom bubbles of methane solidify to form a thicker bottom unusual pattern, which attracts tourists and photographers from around the world. However, to enjoy the spectacle, you need to be prepared for the thirty-degree frost, a strong wind and an incredibly slippery surface of the reservoir – walking without a local guide can be a very risky adventure.
LAKE NAKURU, KENYA
Lake Nakuru in Kenya is interesting not in itself, but thanks to the beauty of the local fauna. The depth of a salt pond shall not exceed three meters and contains a large amount of phytoplankton – they attract thousands of pink flamingos that have chosen Nakuru and lake made the place their permanent habitat.
PLITVICE LAKES, CROATIA
Plivacki lakes, it is impossible not to wonder, where is this beauty. And they are located in the National Park of Croatia. 16 emerald lakes connected by numerous waterfalls and surrounded by caves, a UNESCO world heritage site and officially recognised as one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
TAAL LAKE, PHILIPPINES
If you go to Paris, then by all means take pictures of the Eiffel tower, London big Ben, new York the statue of Liberty. And probably the most photographed place in the Philippines is considered to be volcanic Taal lake, in the centre of the skeleton, and on the island is another, very tiny, lake. This unique place was formed as a result of the volcanic eruption that occurred several hundred thousand years ago.