In the North-East of Kyrgyzstan, among rugged ranges that form the Northern and Central Tien Shan, is a huge basin of lake Issyk-Kul, called sometimes the sizes Kyrgyz sea. The maximum dimensions of the basin from West to East is 275 km from North to South and 146 km from Issyk Kul or Yssyk-Kol (in translation from Kyrgyz – “hot lake”, from the ancient Turkic – “sacred lake”) is considered the jewel of the country and the Tien Shan. The first mention of the Issyk-Kul is found in Chinese Chronicles the end of II century BC, where it is called the Same high (“warm sea”). The lake lies in the North-East of Kyrgyzstan in the vast tectonic depression formed over 50 million years ago.
The surface area of this lake is situated at an altitude of 1607 m above sea level, is 6236 sq. km largest it occupies the 23rd place among lakes of the world. However, this is one of the deepest lakes on earth. It is second only to lake Baikal, Caspian sea, lake Tanganyika and lake Nyasa. Issyk-Kul lake in size is the second largest Alpine lakes after lake Titicaca in South America. Its length is about 178 km, width 60 km, the coastline – 688 km, maximum depth is 668 m. the lake Shoreline is quite indented – there Continue reading
From Berlin take your breath away. It has the tempo. It is dynamic and changes every day. Get introduced to Berlin and with it, an incomparable culture, legendary nightlife, green oases and lakes. Take a stroll through Berlin, take a look at the most beautiful buildings of the city and see how changes daily Berlin, remaining unchanged.
Berlin is a city — exhibition, where You will encounter the most interesting buildings of our time. From construction pits, which over the years has shaped the face of the city, there were new neighborhoods.
Potsdam square (Potsdamer Platz) is a district of Berlin built high-rise buildings, which was built on unpopulated place.
Observation deck on top of the building Algophagous offers visitors stunning views of the area DaimlerChrysler(Daimler Chrysler) and Sony(Sony), the roof of which is designed in a futuristic style. In the city there are new buildings of embassies and ministries, Continue reading
In our days it is sometimes quite difficult to distinguish the real from the image processed in Photoshop. However, we would like to present you these ten amazing lakes in the shape of a heart, to remind us of what the holiday atmosphere in the air:
It’s hard to say, starting with how large a pond can be considered a lake, but we hope you won’t mind if we turn this sweet small pond in the shape of a heart in our list.
Located in the picturesque Alpine area, this small lake can melt any heart.
This Swiss lake known as Lago del Cuore. It is located in a picturesque setting – a former quarry, but despite this fact, it arose by natural causes and not by the will of man.
This lake is situated in the French Alps and is called “Lac Du Montagnon”. Apparently, it is situated quite high, as most of the rest of the lakes from our list.
The peak of Valle di Cembra is located at 2100 meters above sea level, therefore, to visit this place, you have to seriously try.
Yes, this lake exists! Moreover, you can even find it on Google Maps.
4. Coeur de Voh, New Caledonia
This lake also got on Google Maps and, apparently, Continue reading