The Geography of Austria. Federal lands and major lakes in Austria
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…

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Tours in Carinthia at low prices. Holidays in Carinthia and booking of hotels in Austria - the Tourist firm "YANA"
Holidays in Carinthia CARINTHIA is the southernmost Federal state of Austria, which falls in the summer most of Sunny days. The famous Carinthian lakes and mountains is a national treasure…

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Beautiful moraine lake. Canada. Discussion on LiveInternet – Russian Service Online Diaries

Glacial moraine lake in Banff national Park, Canada

You know, where you can see amazing landscapes of mountains, beautiful lake with crystal clear water surrounded by glaciers-red, enjoy views of the Alpine rivers that flow rapidly up from the snowy peaks? This mix “of colors and impressions” you will find, if you go to Canada on a glacial moraine lake in Banff national Park.

Where is a glacial moraine lake – a treasure of the rocky mountains

It is a place with romantic scenery, you’ll be in the canadian Banff national Park, near which, at 14 kilometres, from the village of lake Louise, at the height of 1885 meters, in the valley of the Ten peak.

Glacial moraine lake – a treasure of the rocky mountains and a real “big living natural sapphire”!

Athorne glacier lake “eats” at the expense of glaciers and, unfortunately, filled only by June. During this period water acquires unusual bright blue light!

On this moraine lake in Canada vividly and majestically stretches the snowy tops of the mountains Wenkchemna. And there was glacial lake due to the big shift “fragments” of rock.

The beauty of the surrounding landscapes

The scenery surrounding the lake even more picturesque. Continue reading

“the lake is known for”

Tricouri

One of the “places of power” of Tibet. According to the legend Padmasambhava, defeated one of the demons. The famous monastery of Tirthapuri stands on a rock near hot springs and around the cave where Padmasambhava meditated.

Chiu monastery (the monastery of the Bird)

Here is a lifetime Buddha sculpture-Comdance. From the top of the monastery offers great views of lake Rakshas Tal and Manasarovar, and the snow-capped peaks of Kailas and Gurla Mandates.

The name of the monastery means “little bird”. Apparently, this name was given to it because of the small size and high accuracy of positioning. Live in the monastery only three or four monks.

The Cave Of Padmasambhava

According to the legend Padmasambhava spent the last seven days of his life, before ascended to heaven over a rainbow on a horse.

O. Manasarovar (“Victory lake”)

a: the Rakshasa (“lake Demon”)

In front of Kailas there are two sacred lakes-twin Rakshasa TP (Langata) and Manasarovar. In a pair of lake Manasarovar and Rakshas Tal represent light and darkness, the lake Manasarovar has a rounded shape, and the Rakshas tal – the shape of a Crescent.

Lake Manasarovar is at a height of 4557 metres above sea level and is one of the highest lakes in the world. The lake area is about 520 km2, depth is 82 m. in Winter the lake freezes. The valley Continue reading

The Hydrography of the Voronezh region

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Hydrography determine the Voronezh region 125 of the rivers, of which 53 – with a stable water regime throughout the year and 72 – with occasional non-permanent flow, which are dry at low water during the driest years. Currently the number of dry lands, or ephemeral streams was increased to 1218.

The territory of the Voronezh region lies entirely in the basin of the don river.

Length of the don within the Voronezh region is 530 km and is the widest in Verkhnemamonsky and Liski districts there are places where the don width of 150-200 meters!

Don is the main waterway of the region crosses the region in direction from North to South and South-East and provides navigation between the Azov and Black seas. With the Central Russian upland in don flow down its right tributaries-the river Veduga, Girl, Potudan, Quiet Pine, Black Kalitva, Bogucharka. The surface of the Oka-don lowland is crossed by the left tributaries of the don-Voronezh, Horotane, ikorets village, bityug, Oered, hopper with Black and Savaloy. Main rivers: the rivers in the basin of the don – this bityug and Khoper. Hopper – the most full-flowing tributary of the don, which flows through the lands of Novokhopyorsky, Povorinsky and Borisoglebsky districts. A year along the bed of the Khopyor river now flows Continue reading

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