The Orenburg state nature reserve
The main purpose of the reserve "Orenburg" - the study, restoration and conservation of typical landscapes of the near-Ural, South Ural and TRANS-Ural steppes, given the presence in the region…

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Bear Lake Resort
bear Lake - big basin, a chain of six Islands, it is divided into two lakes: Big and Little bear. The lake bottom is covered with sludge, which is the…

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Expert called his version of the causes of the landslide in Almaty

 

About when should we fear the floods, why they are impossible to predict and the cause of this natural disaster in an interview Today.kz said lead researcher RSE “Kazhydromet”, PhD Institute of ecology and climate, Professor Boris Stepanov.

Professor Stepanov was studying the SEL for the past 45 years. And, in his opinion, the heat wave could hardly be the cause of recent landslide in Almaty.

“To believe that the cause of the landslide was a heat wave, I can’t. Mudflows, associated with temperatures, right only twice in the last 40 years. During those 42 years there have been many occasions when the heat was the same as now, or worse, but anything related to heat occurred. Occurred breakthroughs, even when it was over the summer, and the autumn came”, – said Boris Stepanov.

In his words, to predict the similarity of debris flow is impossible. The study of glaciers and moraines requires a large amount of funds, so it is much cheaper and more efficient to empty a potentially dangerous lake.

“To predict a breakthrough no one can, because no one moraine lake does not explore. To explore the glaciers and moraines on the subject of forming a subsea discharge channels is very expensive. The lake is much cheaper and more Continue reading

Scenic Romania!

 

What was it, Romania? What makes it unique? What attracts tourists to Romania. there are many questions and unfortunately for Russian tourists, the country is little known.

Dracula, Nicolae Ceausescu, perhaps all. no – no – even Gypsies!

Of course DRACULA. the world-famous hero, loved the country and as a historical figure and as a Vampire, but today is not about famous people and popular tourist places.

Today on the natural values of the country, its unique creations of nature.

So hit the road.

One of the most beautiful to visit in Romania places is the Turda gorge with its wild karst landscape. This is a high and steep cliffs, sharp ridges, stone arches and towers, more than 1000 species of plants, animals, rare butterflies. With 1938, is a natural reservation and is included in the UNESCO list as one of the most important natural monuments. The length of the gorge is about 1300 m with stone walls up to 200m.

In Transylvania there is a layer of salt about 400 m, which includes the salt mine of Turda, with age more than 13 million years and the thickness of the salt layer about 250 m. It is known throughout Romania, historical monument of Cluj County.

Lake Bey’s eye is one of the most Continue reading

SUMMER VACATION AT THE LAKE SHAITAN

 

The originality and unique beauty of the Kirov region unrestrained attracts a lot of tourists, local historians, naturalists and nature enthusiasts . Contemplation forests, extending nearly to the White sea, Northern lights, fishing . a journey by canoe along the rifts, rubble and pools of cold rivers of the taiga, hunting . nights around the campfire, sing-song murmur of the streams, merging with the rumbling of the roar of bears and moose – all of this can be called a perfect family holiday . And all this describes the unique and beautiful surroundings of the Kirov region. Stay here – great, incomparable pleasure. And, in the South of this Paradise in forty kilometers from the city of Urium is a real fairy tale is an extraordinarily beautiful, interesting and unique lake Shaitan .

On the lake the Shaitan You will appreciate the cosy Sunny meadow on one side and the impenetrable jungle primeval, pristine beautiful forests on the other. But the obstruction of the area surrounding the lake Shaytan – it is only at first glance. Lake Shaitan is filled with life and comfort. Right here among the beautiful fir trees every tourist can find a cozy wooden cottage . But near still is a holiday home Continue reading

The largest lake
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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,…

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