The famous lake Seliger is actually a system of lakes lying in the Tver and Novgorod regions. Otherwise, the call Ostashkov Seliger lake, the city of Ostashkov, standing on the shore.
The area of the Seliger – 260 km, the length of the coastline is 528 km Seliger 110 flows into rivers and streams, the largest of which Krapivenka, Cheremuha and Roach. Follows from the lake, only one river – Selijarovka.
Seliger lies at an altitude of 205 m. the Origin of the lake – glacial. Typical for glacial lakes is the form of Seliger – the bizarre system of several lakes, stretching for 100 km and combined with a narrow channel.
The coastline is very indented Seliger: in the land stretch out picturesque bays, many Islands of various shapes.
The separate parts of Seliger have their own names: lake Velichko, Wasco, Seremo, Long, Deep, Svetica, Holy and other.
The largest stretches are in Seliger Ostashkov, Polkowski, Kravotynsky, Trinity, Selizharovsky, Sosnitsky, Berezovsky and Nizhnekamsky.
Seliger has an extraordinary transparent for freshwater water, visibility up to 5 m.
In Seliger are about 30 species of fish. Of them fishing: bream. smelt and perch. burbot. IDE, vendace, pike. Work on acclimatization in carp lake Seliger. eel, Peled. The Graphiteleader rods – Japanese fishing rods of the highest Continue reading
Balaton, or as it is called in Hungary. «Hungarian sea” — the largest lake in Central Europe. Located on the Pannonian plain in the valley, stretched along the South-Eastern foot of the mountains of Bakony, about 80 kilometers southwest of Budapest, this lake is of tectonic origin, although a tectonic lakes like Baikal, usually reaches a great depth, among them the occasional and quite shallow. These include Balaton, whose maximum depth is about 12 meters, and at the narrowest point, where the shore of the lake converge at a distance of only 1.5 kilometers.
Active volcanoes in the vicinity of lake Balaton there, as anywhere in Central Europe, but preserved evidence of a turbulent geological past of the region. Along the Northern coast is dominated by the number of extinct and already heavily destroyed by the volcanic cones, and on the Tihany Peninsula there are more than one hundred and sinter cones — traces of geysers, which had operated here once. Up to the present time on the North shore of the lake a lot of hot, highly mineralized sources, are widely known for its healing properties.
VERY HEALTHY WATER
The predominant color of the water in lake Balaton, Hungary — a light green, but depending on weather and time of day it is changing. But in the winter and summer «Hungarian Continue reading
Balaton – the largest lake in Eastern Europe. Its length is nearly 80 km, and width ranges from 14 to 1.5 km (at the narrowest point of the Peninsula Tisane cuts it almost in half). Due to the small depth (average 3-4 m) in summer, its waters heat up quickly at least to 22 degrees, and in late August – even before 28. However, in winter the lake is often ice is formed thicker than ten centimetres.
The shoreline of lake Balaton is quite varied – North shore is very different from the South. In Northern – beaches is relatively small, and the slope of the bottom is such that after 30 meters from the shore the person is fully immersed in water. But on the South shore, the depth increases very slowly, so even non-swimmers can move away from the shore to 500 m. the Most popular Eastern shore, especially by the lovers of bathing on Sunny days.
Despite the fact that people lived on the shores of the lake for thousands of years, these beaches appeared only in the XIX century. Visited them only the representatives of the higher strata of society. The situation began to change only in 50-ies of the last century. Then the government of the socialist party began to promote “rest Continue reading