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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, the rapids or the Islands of the ocean. Sea there are internal (inland), marginal, and inter-island imaterialise.

Internal – this is the sea, located on the land surface. As a rule, they communicate with the ocean by one or several Straits. These are the Black, Azov, Baltic sea. Marginal seas, unlike the mainland, adjacent to the mainland or separated from the ocean by Islands, for example, the Chukchi and the Barents sea. Imaterialise sea located between the continents: Red and Mediterranean seas. Inter-island sea are usually located between the major Islands. This is the Java sea. It happens that the water basin is completely isolated from the World ocean, respectively, that lake, but it is called the sea because of the large size (Caspian sea).

Kilogram of seawater contains 35 grams of various salts: 27.2 grams of sodium chloride, 3.8 grams of magnesium chloride, 1.7 grams of magnesium sulfate and a little less grams of calcium sulfate.

Edible salt is produced by evaporation of sea water. The first precipitates salt because Continue reading

Day trip to lake

In 1982 in the province of Surat Thani was built a dam for hydroelectric power. This was a huge flooded canyon, an area of about 170 square km, is located among the array of karst mountains with elevations up to 1000 meters. These mountains exceed the height of the best-known similar arrays in the Bay of Phang nga (Thailand) and Halong Bay (Vietnam).

The lake is almost completely surrounded by wild jungle. Drive up to it is possible only by hydroelectric dams and from the pier to go to travel to it by motor boat. For many animals living in the jungle, the lake is the only source of fresh water, so in the evening and at night they come close to the shores to drink. Here you can see antelopes, Gibbons and other species of monkeys, tapirs, wild boars, variety of exotic birds.

On the territory of the lake has several floating hotels. In them the electricity is produced by generators. A huge variety of people from different countries come here to be alone with nature, to fully break away from the troubles of our civilized world. Better to come here for 2-3 days, but one day here Continue reading

Litter less

To celebrate ecologist’s work. For example, to carry out the action on clearing of one of the ponds. Lake Smeha (not to be confused with the nearby village of Sohra) at the end of last week, activists were restored order. Came here as public figures and representatives of the national Park “the cave”, under whose custody is the body of water. Arrived at the scene and our crew.

Natalia Kuznetsova, reporter

In the Kovrov district for the village of Sohra is amazing lake-Bayou of the same name Sohra. This is one of the favorite places of recreation for both residents and visitors. And this is the main cause of contamination of the protected zone.

This is a clean flowing lake with a length of about 6 km, a width of about 60-100 m, and a depth of 7 meters – the former bed of the river Klyazma. According to ecologists, in the summer there is going to 100 cars a day, although the reservoir is not equipped places for bathing.

Victor Residents, senior state inspector of the national Park “the cave”

Violations in protected areas is largely a failure, that is, article 839 of the administrative code.

In the reserve travel and transport Parking is forbidden to light fires Continue reading

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