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  Lake Huron is part of the five Great lakes of North America. Its coasts are divided between the canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. state of Michigan. This…

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Forest on the shore of the Lipovskoye lake

 

The defenders of the Kurgalsky reserve guard from building a lake Lipovskoye

Environmental action in defense of Kurgalsky zakaznik, which was attended on Saturday, 25 may, about 40 residents of the village of Kurgolovo the Kingisepp district of the Leningrad region — just another phase in the struggle for the inviolability of protected areas. About this today, on may 27, the correspondent of IA REGNUM informed the members of the initiative group in defense of the “Kurgalsky” zakaznik.

According to the testimony of a member of the Board of OBEO “Green World” Vera Ovcharenko, under threat of land — the protected forest on the shore of the lake, which the inhabitants were taken under the protection and consistently protect.

“Build has ordered local authorities, while permits are not available. A few days ago, in the time of the construction of piles. But the array is located in a protective forest water protection zones by their unique biological characteristics of lake Lipovskoye protected mode “Kurgalsky” reserve”, — Continue reading

The Healing properties of water of the salt lake Sivash

 

On the Crimean Peninsula between two seas Black and Azov has a large but quite shallow lake called the Sivash. Strictly speaking, it is not a lake at all, but rather a Bay of the Azov sea, which stretched for miles and miles. The source of the water of the Sivash only one – this is a Fine Bay, which is located near the town of Genichesk. In the summer months due to strong heat it dries quickly, because of this, the lake water is becoming saltier and saltier.

The system of Sivash lake – this combination of land and water, while the total area of the lake with pools, backwaters, creeks, underwater springs is 10 000 km². The share of “living” water accounts for only about 2 500 km². The lake is divided into two parts: the big East is called Sivagami less — Western Sivasami.

Salt lake wants to call a natural phenomenon. When the area of the lake is surprisingly shallow, its maximum depth – not more than 3 meters, mostly in the Sivash is not deeper than 0.5 to 1.0 m. of Course, the most important riches of the lake – this its salt and brine, which greatly benefit the human body, being the source of health. In the brine contains such Continue reading

Pink Lake

In Australia there is one very amazing lake that affects everyone who sees it for the first time to its unique unusual water color. To add a bit of mystery to describe, say, what is the color, more characteristic of Flamingo – soft milky-pink.

The lake is located on one of the Islands in the South-Western area of the Australian continent. The island is named Average, and the lake itself is named Hiller. The area which it occupies, is very small. It is an oval with dimensions of only 600 meters by 250 meters.

For the first time this lake was discovered by the English expedition led by Matthew Flinders in 1802. The miracle of nature after its opening is not particularly attracted researchers, while the island until the early twentieth century served as a base for whaling ships from around the world.

In the early twentieth century in the lake district decided to develop a salt Deposit. But even the use of special equipment did not allow to achieve a high level of profitability, and production was closed very quickly. In addition, the color of the water scared away consumers who were not particularly eager to buy the salt produced from the lake of an unusual color. Tourists also do not particularly want to visit this place and the island is today only occasionally attracts some scientists, who could reveal the secret of the color of its water.

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