The Prefecture with amazing nature, hot springs “Onsen”, picturesque landscape and countless possibilities for outdoor activities. Prosperous in the region sericulture has given the development of weaving and the objects included in the heritage list of UNESCO.
Gunma Prefecture is located to the Northwest of the Kanto plains and is famous for several hot springs that are popular with tourists all year round. Kusatsu Onsen known for the dance Umami (which means “vortices hot spring”) and Yubatake (“box with hot water”). In the hot spring bath BBQ Ikaho along the stone stairs in orderly rows there are souvenir shops and hotels. The peaceful atmosphere of the hot spring, Shima Onsen attracts those tourists who love to relax in a quiet atmosphere. The hot spring complex Minakami Onsen offers not only the treatment of thermal waters, but also active rest.
In the Prefecture was once widespread silkworm breeding, and due to the construction of the silk factory in Tomioka town Kiryu and Isezaki developed. Gunma is also famous for its picturesque scenery. Next to the neighboring prefectures of Niigata, Fukushima and Tochigi is the marshland of Ozegahara. Ugama — this is a volcanic lake Continue reading
The great lakes of North America – Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario – with their connecting channels form the largest freshwater system on Earth. Their total area exceeds 245 OOO square km, and the volume is 22 cubic km 813 – fifth of all freshwater on the planet. If you spread it out evenly across the US, she will cover her in a layer of 3 m. the Great lakes are so vast that it has identified a special climate with cool summers and abundant winter snowfall. When cold Arctic air invades into the saturated moisture atmosphere, snow literally falls asleep in the coastal town. The observer caught on the surface of the moon, able to see these lakes to the naked eye and even to identify the largest of them – the Upper, the most extensive fresh water lake on Earth. The coastline of 4500 km, the width from East to West is 560 km and from North to South 260 km, Water of this lake is fed which flows into the Atlantic ocean the St. Lawrence river.
THE LAKE, BORN OF THE EXPLOSION
Crater lake, the deepest lake in North America,was the result of a powerful eruption 7700 years ago. The explosion of the volcano Mazama in the Cascade mountains in the territory of Oregon left a crater (the Caldera) with a depth of about 1200 m, which gradually filled with water. Continue reading