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Lake Seliger

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

The most beautiful lake

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

Health Resorts of Karelia

Than are treated here. Chemical composition of groundwater of the Karelian hydrographic district is very varied: salinity, presents from ultrafresh water (less than 100 mg/l) to brackish (1000 mg/l).

On the territory of the Kondopoga district, 54 km North of Petrozavodsk is the first Russian resort of Mar special water, founded by Peter I in 1719 on the base of chalybeate springs.

Peter I repeatedly came to be treated at the resort with his family and court nobility. Time to the first arrival of the king were built three wooden Palace (hence the original name of the village — Palaces) for the Royal family and a large building with 20 rooms and the earthen hall, connected with springs. Since glandular sources are called “Marcial waters” in honor of Mars — God of war and iron.

Climate. The climate of Karelia is Central to the influence of Arctic and North Atlantic. Constant (over two-thirds of the year), the movement of masses of air in the direction “West — East”, large clouds, high humidity (average 80%) characterize the climate as cold temperate, transitional from Maritime to continental. The average temperature of the coldest months up to -13°C, Continue reading

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The largest lake in the world
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