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The Lake of Ryazan and the Ryazan region
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The Lake Turgoyak and the mysterious dolmens of the island of Faith

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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

MK: Trip to lake Seliger

In Central Russia between Moscow and St.   Petersburg . among forest hills Valdai hills lies the lake Seliger. As such, common in the conventional concept of the lake does not exist. Most likely, Seliger looks like intricate chain of lakes, interconnected into a unified system of narrow canals – the rivers that provide the movement of huge water masses.

To get from Moscow to Seliger there are two routes on the Leningrad highway and Novorizhskoe highway M9 . To go on Leningradke is to go with the big tubes. Leningradka is chunks along the route in areas Gangways, Solnechnogorsk, Klin, Tver bypass, very often had to go on the shoulder to avoid a traffic jam of trucks would otherwise have to waste half an hour of precious time. Sometimes though drivers of the trucks cunningly block the road and have to stand, one happy for a little while. On Leningradke have to go to Torzhok, and then leave through the town Ostashkov.

In Torzhok there was a quarantine, warned the inscription at the entrance to the city . apparently to ensure that people do not buy pork. After Torzhok – straight road to Ostashkov city where he begins to lake Seliger. To stay on lake Seliger in the tents, and modern hotels. I ostavalsya in the hotel «Peckova”, in the search for the most Continue reading

Famous Titicaca lake turns into a swamp – news filed under Mosaic, relevant information, discussion news, discussion on Newsland

The Lake Titicaca. It is located in the Andes on the border between Peru and Bolivia at an altitude of 3800 meters above sea level. It is the highest mountain lake in the world and also the largest mountain lakes in fresh water.

But now this natural wonder is under threat of industrial pollution due to rapid development surrounding the Bolivian cities.

Among them is El Alto. It is the second most populous city in Bolivia. Around it is a large number of industrial enterprises.

As the locals say, on the background of rapid growth is the lack of modern water purification systems. As a result, factory effluents, or chemical washing water for vehicles and buses fall into the streams and rivers flowing into lake Titicaca.

[Mamani Kuipke, local community member]:

“Pollution began in 2000. Before that, it was not so much. A long time ago the water was crystal clear. There was a fish; mackerel, waterfowl. Since 2001-2002, the pollution increased. Its source is the city of El Alto because it is home to over a million people”.

Another source of pollution – the river, Continue reading