The Plosky Tolbachik volcano formed a unique lake of lava
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The Lake of Bracciano-the Italian lakes
  Bracciano, originally also called Lake Sabatino (Latin: hawk Sabatinus), is a volcanic lake located in the North of the province of Rome. The surface of 57,5 km 2 makes…

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Great Chusovoy, lake


Located North of Upper Ufaley, 6 km from the village Cheremshanka.

The distance from Chelyabinsk – 160 km from Ekaterinburg – 120 km, Upper Ufaley – 13 km.

Lake district • office • Coordinates: 56°8′29″N 60°20′43″E


The lake is of round shape with a diameter of about one kilometer. The depth of the lake is on average 1.5-2 meters, maximum depth – 3 meters. The bottom is covered with thick algae and putrid mud, which has healing properties.

On the North side of lake chusovskoe Great river flows out Poldnevaya (Midday) Chusovaya — upstream the Chusovaya river, one of the fastest and most beautiful rivers of the Urals. According to one version, it is in Great chusovskoe lake is the source of Chusovoi. According to another version, the Chusovaya river originates in the lake Sunny, third — from a spring near the village of Selci. On the lake, at the mouth of the Chusovaya river, has a small dam.

One mile lake is Small Chusovoy, which is connected with the Large lake Chusovoy river. Together with Sunny lake Chusovskoe lake is located in the marshy lowlands, so the researchers Continue reading

The cleanest lakes Russia – crystal-seven


Among the splendor of Russian nature, it is impossible not to pay attention to the vast freshwater lakes.

We present to your attention 7 the cleanest lakes of the country.


Location: the South of Eastern Siberia, Irkutsk region.

The first in this list simply can not be called, this unique reservoir. Apart from the fact that it is the deepest (1700 m.), largest (more than 30 thousand sq. m.) the lake, it is also filled with very clean water.

To see the bottom at 20 meters depth do nothing! Its water has an unusual blue color, and even the ice when the lake freezes over, almost completely transparent! The purity of the water remains a mystery to modern scientists, the lake gradually gets covered with sludge, but not Baikal!

Some researchers suggest that the reason lies in the location of the reservoir — at the junction of tectonic plates — it is constantly updated with fresh groundwater, due to the movement of these plates.

The exact answer about the age of the lake, nor the purity of its water is not able to give one today, however, thanks to these inexplicable factors in the lake inhabited by such animals, which are not found in any other corner of our great planet.


Location: southern Urals, Chelyabinsk region.

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Phenomenal body of water. The five-storey – lake


Amazing lake Grave is on the island of Kildin in the Barents sea , one mile from the Kola Peninsula. It is located on the territory of the rural settlement Teriberka. The lake is located near the sea, separated from it by a thin bridge of sand and gravel. The height of the water in it is slightly above sea level.

Lake Mogilny is a hydrological monument of nature of the Murmansk region. Meromictic reservoir in which there is almost no water circulation between layers of different salinity. The lake area is about 90 000 sq m, length – 560 m, width of 280 m, maximum depth – 17 m. the Water – transparent-green, regular, fresh. But only on top.

The phenomenon of the relict lake is that its water column consists of five different layers . Layers of water in the lake never mix. Why? This is a mystery to scientists up to the present time, although the lake is known for more than 400 years.

Each layer has its permanent inhabitants.

The bottom layer of the lake are phenomenal . located at a depth of 17-18 meters, filled with liquid mud. Here rotting organic debris coming from the upper floors. Saturated with hydrogen sulphide, as is well known, kills all living things, so I live here only certain types Continue reading

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