Situated in a National Park Nelson lakes(New Zealand), Blue lake, known as Rotomahana – holds the title of the cleanest lakes in the world. Scientific tests carried out in 2011 the new Zealand National Institute of water and atmospheric research (NIWA) showed that Rotomahana – pristine freshwater lake known to man.
According to research it was noted that visibility through the water is 80 meters.Blue lake is characterized by purple-blue shades which may be seen in clear water like this:
Blue lake fed by another, nearby, lake Constance:
The lake is situated at an altitude of over kilometers above sea level, to be precise – 1200 meters. The water temperature is always within 5-8 degrees Celsius. Pure Blue lakes are sacred to local Maori tribes, and to enter into the lake is strictly prohibited. Even to make underwater photos, the authorities had negotiated with Maori representatives dive into the water.
National Park Nelson lakes
National Park Nelson lakes located in the Northern part of new Zealand’s Southern Alps, and located the nearest town is Nelson. The national Park was established in 1956, covers an area of 1020 square kilometers.
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The island of são Miguel is the largest and most charming among all the Azores. Its dimensions are 65 kilometers long and 12 kilometers wide. The island’s population is a little over 120,000 people. This island is quite often referred to as the “green island” because of its beautiful green landscape. There are not many comfortable beaches Practically the entire coastline is a marine rocks that crash into the shore, especially on the East coast. The highest point in the San Miguel mountain Pico da Vara (1103 metres).
The capital of the island — Ponta Delgada (Ponta Delgada).
In the Northern part of San Miguel is “the lake of Fire” (Lagoa do Fogo), where tourists can cook “cozido das Furnas”, the famous Azorean dish (meat, stewed in the hot springs). Way of cooking this dish is quite spicy: a pan of raw meat and vegetables wrapped in cloth and buried in volcanic ash for several hours.
The second largest city on the island after the capital is Ribeira Grande (Ribeira Grande). It is a 20-minute drive from Ponta Delgada. There is quite a beautiful historic centre and beautiful beaches, with very good conditions for surfing. In addition, it is the most convenient point for trips Continue reading
ST. PETERSBURG, February 1. Last year in St. Petersburg was the “Year of pure lakes”. From may to September, St. Petersburg companies, environmental organizations and volunteers spent more than 30 stocks. Ideologists of the project “Clean lakes” the Chairman of Medical chamber of St. Petersburg Tamaz Mchedlidze and Swiss Davos mayor Hans Peter Michel appealed to the public on the eve of the new ecological season.
“When in 2009 we Tamaz Mchedlidze decided fraternization lakes in Saint Petersburg and Davos, I could not imagine that this beautiful event will develop so rapidly. In 2009 we made a net one lake in Russia. In 2010, we removed the 16 banks of the lakes. I am very glad that this simple idea has found an echo in the hearts of Petersburgers. It’s an amazing city, worthy of the beautiful nature and sparkling clean waters. It is clear that the environmental initiative should be continued and expanded. In 2011 we took the decision to create a whole movement of “Clean lakes”. We expect that the number of participants increase especially due to the transnational international companies”, — said in his address Hans Peter Michel.
“Our movement is the banner under which on the initiative of the business, but with the necessary support Continue reading