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Switzerland

Switzerland is a modern state of Western Europe. The world-famous Swiss cheese, Swiss watches and Swiss banks – here’s what we know about this country. And because on its territory there are many interesting natural and cultural attractions.

Switzerland is a very unique country, small even by European standards, which, however, contains many interesting and unusual. According to inhabitants of this country, its main asset is nature: the eternal glaciers, mountain ranges, Alpine meadows, blue lakes and waterfalls. Here, on a relatively small territory there are 1484 lakes. Many of them are of glacial origin lakes of unique beauty and transparency.

Official capital city in the country, and is considered the de facto capital of the German Federal city of Bern. Today Switzerland is the world’s only Confederation. Parallel in the country there are four official languages. And yet, no interethnic conflicts in the country does not happen.

Switzerland has four official languages: German, French, Italian and Romansh. In everyday life, Swiss people often communicate in a lethal mixture of all these four languages.

Switzerland is unusual in that in whatever part of the country you are in, a maximum of twenty kilometres Continue reading

Lake Balaton

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

The world around us is constantly changing
The world around us is constantly changing. Move the continents to subside, or, on the contrary, the mountains are growing, spreading, or lost canyons. Man also tries to measure the…

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Lake Avernus
The lake Avernus is a volcanic lake situated in the homonymous crater in the Italian Campania region about 4 km Northwest of Pozzuoli. The nearby volcanic fields, known as the…

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What distinguishes a SEA from LAKE
Sometimes it happens that we colloquially confuse “sea” and “lake”, meanwhile you can find a number of fundamental differences. Sea – into the land or isolated shores of the mainland,…

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