Lakes on the territory of the Ryazan region there are 2838 area of over 0.2 hectares. Total area is km2 245,8. Of them 1400 lakes are larger than 1 ha, 1438 — less than 1 ha. Lakes in all districts of the region (see table).
The lake coverage area (the ratio of the area lakes to total land area) is 0,62. A large part of the lakes situated in the floodplains of the Oka, Moksha and Tsna, Great, Pair, Prony and other rivers. All of these lakes 2250. Almost half of them has an area less than 1 ha of This floodplain oxbow lakes. They are formed by moving the channel within the floodplain, in old bends, in varying degrees, have lost touch with the new direction.
These lakes are horseshoe-shaped or sickle-shaped, sometimes they are extended linearly. Width lakes-oxbow lakes is depending on the width of the river, in the floodplain which they are formed, and varies from several meters in the floodplains of small rivers up to the first hundreds of meters on the floodplain of the Oka river. Their length varies respectively from tens of meters up to 1 — 2 km or more, usually naprawiam depth 2-4 m. the largest lakes are ancient lakes situated in the floodplain of the Oka: Velha S., Mormino, Continue reading
Feel the beauty and breath of lake Baikal in the comfortable journey through the deepest lake on the planet! Feature a seven – day cruise of the Bay of Sosnovka, located on the territory of the Baikal reserve. From the Bay of Sosnovka leads mountain path, ascending which, you will see the majestic cliffs of the Barguzin ridge, the volcanic lake and the crystal cascades waterfalls, and in the vicinity of the village Davsha – will be seen wild Siberian animals.
The price of the cruise included:
Excursions, recreational payments
Meeting with the shaman
Services of a guide.
Visit the local Museum
Fishing on Board
A visit to the rookery of seals
The passenger capacity of the m/s «Empire”:
The route: Listvyanka settlement-toe Fat (CBR) is a deep Incense – O. Ogoi-Bay Sosnovka – Small Ushkany island – Chivyrkuy Bay (Snake Bay ) – the Barguzin valley – Olkhon island (Khuzhir) -Bay Academic (b. Sandy) – the village Listvyanka
When visiting Ushkanyi Islands, the presence of the Baikal seal rookery is not guaranteed;
Before visiting the hot springs (Chivyrkuy Bay, Snake Bay) Continue reading
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