The river Neva connects lake Ladoga with the Gulf of Finland of the Baltic sea. Its basin (the area of the catchment) has an area of 281 000 km2. On the nature of the relief pool of the Neva river is divided into two areas approximately on the line Vyborg — Priozersk — Petrozavodsk — Ust-Vidlitsa. South of this line extends in General suboperation soft plain with hilly terrain to the North is the highly — rugged terrain. In General, the flat terrain of the basin. The species pool refers to the forest area. Soils are presented mainly sod-podzol sandy loam and loam, alternating with peat bogs. Forests occupy 55% of the area, swamps—13%, arable lands — 12%.
In the basin of the Neva river there are many lakes — about 50 000, and among them the largest lake in Europe — Ladoga and Onega, with an area of respectively 17 680 km 2 and km 2 9720. Other large lakes include the lake Saimaa in Finland (an area of 4400 km 2 ) and lake Ilmen (the area of 1000 km 2 ). All lakes Nevsky basin cover an area of 48,000 km 2. or 17% of its area. The volume of water in lakes pools huge — 1350 km 3. This water would be enough to power such rivers as the Dnieper, for 25 years, and like don, for 48 years.
In the basin of the Neva river there are also 60 000 rivers with Continue reading
Austria lies in southern Central Europe, its total area is 83 871 km2. It borders with several countries: Switzerland, Czech Republic, Italy, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, Liechtenstein and Germany. The total length of its state borders with other countries reached Austria 2.706 km stretches in the latitudinal direction at 580 km, from North to 294 km. About 60% of the territory is covered by mountains and therefore the country is sometimes called the Alpine Republic. This is North Alps – the top of the Hoher-Dachstein reaches a height of 2995 meters and Central crystalline Alps, their highest point is mount großglockner, reaching a height of 3797 meters. The area covered by forests is about 38 % of the whole territory of the country, arable land is about 20 % of the country and 24% is pasture land.
Landscape zone of Austria:
Part of the Eastern Alps (52600 square kilometers, accounts for 62.8% of the country territory)
Part of the Alpine and Carpathian foothills (9500 km 2, of 11.3%)
Spit in the Eastern part of the Pannonian lowland (9500 km 2, of 11.3%)
Part of the plateau in the Bohemian massif (8500 km 2, of 10.2%)
The share of the Vienna basin (3700 km2, or 4.4%)
In Austria about 580 lakes, mostly of glacial origin. The largest lake is lake Neusiedl in Burgenland, approximately 77% of its total Continue reading
The beauty and mysteriousness of nature attracted people since ancient times. And it is not surprising that recently more and more popular is tourism, combining comfortable travel on modern aircraft and ships with elements of a Hiking with a backpack. Agree – spend the night around the campfire under a cloudless starry sky, hanging low-low – romance it! Especially if you have travelled thousands of miles:
In Turkmenistan, following independence, the tourism business quickly and dynamically. State Corporation for tourism and sport and private tourism firms and companies offer a wide range of trips and excursions in our country.
Fans of mountain tourism will offer climbing on mount Dushak (known locally as Erekdag), whose height at the highest point, more than 2500 meters above sea level. Here there are picturesque and deep ravine, at the bottom covered with thickets of juniper (the plant of the juniper family), and pure mountain springs with crystal clear and perfectly thirst-quenching water, and winding paths that are sometimes so difficult to walk with a backpack. Ashgabat has long chosen this peak for Sunday walks and hikes during the holidays. Besides at the foot of the mountain lies the village of Geokdere, which is a first-class holiday home with cosy cottages, modern Continue reading
Beach vacation in Portugal. The most popular beach resorts of Portugal. A holiday in Portugal the sea
Portugal is a country with an abundance of lush greenery and lots of hilly plains. The landscape amazes with its diversity. Here are some of the best beaches in the world where you can spend unforgettable holidays. Coast is in close proximity to high mountains. A holiday in Portugal the sea – this is a great way to get incomparable pleasure from the time spent at the seaside.
Small and very cozy Portugal is a country situated in Western Europe. She is very welcoming and comfortable. The country has ocean coastline of indescribable beauty. The coastline of Portugal, bordering the West and South by the Atlantic ocean. Today, beach holidays in Portugal is in high demand among tourists from all over the world. There are superb sandy beaches, located close to the majestic cliffs and high cliffs. Despite the fact that the country has a sufficiently small area, its landscape is very diverse. This is what gives the special flair of beach tourism in Portugal.
Portugal can be considered a country with one of the best environmental conditions in the world. This is one of those places, where there are excellent climatic conditions, providing excellent conditions for a beach holiday. Every year, Portugal attracts many tourists wishing Continue reading
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Description: we Invite you to spend a weekend on beautiful lake Turgoyak is a large freshwater lake in the Chelyabinsk region near the city of Miass. The monument of nature. Rarely on our planet where there are just mountains, the lake in these mountains, and conifer forest. Show all..
One of such amazing places is located in the southern Urals – lake Turgoyak!
Lake Turgoyak because of its depth, transparency, and beauty called the younger brother of Baikal. International Limnological Commission of the lake included in the list of the most valuable reservoirs of the world.
Many mysteries keeps not only the lake itself but also the island of Faith, named after the hermit who lived here in the 19th century and built of local old believers during the life of the Saint. Vera island is full of wonders!
There is a beautiful legend, rather, of historical hypothesis. Lake Turgoyak — 15 million years, people have settled in the bowl of Golden valley since time immemorial. And the island of Faith — energy heart of the valley and lakes — served as the realm of the dead. Ancient people buried their leaders “over the water”, and then the line Continue reading