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
Water element of the planet: lakes and rivers
It is considered that the main distinctive feature of the lake water from sea and ocean is the absence of the salt. However, this is a common misconception. Actually there are salt lakes. But the fact that the lake is not connected to the oceans — this is the main difference from the seas.
The lake is a big bowl filled with water.
The deepest lake on Earth — lake Baikal.
But in Algeria there is a lake, which is called Ink. It with water as ink, can write on paper. The fact is that in this lake flow two rivers, the composition of the water which is such that, when combined, they turn into a liquid similar to ink.
But in Russia, in the Chelyabinsk region, there is a lake, where the water is saturated with soda. In this water you can easily wash without soap — all the spots “away” by themselves.
In Sicily there is a very dangerous lake, which is called ” lake of Death. It is dangerous for plants and animals. On its banks grows nothing, and any creature caught in its waters, dies. The fact is that on the bottom beat two sources of sulfuric acid, which poisons the water.
Did you know that the Dead sea — 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