The Amazing lakes of Canada
One of the natural attractions of Canada are small and more of the lake. We can say that Canada – this is the country where most lakes in the world.
One of these lakes is lake Kliluk, which is located in British Columbia near the town of Osoyoos. Lake Kliluk is called “Spotted lake” because of its weird shape. It is a large number of small spots, which are formed in summer. Summer temperatures can reach 40 degrees during this period, from the lake evaporates large quantities of water, forming a large “spots” of different minerals. In the water of Spotted lake, the high concentration of various minerals, such as sodium sulfate, magnesium, calcium. Depending on what minerals are concentrated in water, we spot the lake can be white, yellow, green or blue. Main spots are formed at the expense of magnesium sulfate, which crystallizes in the summer. It creates a kind of natural coast between the spots and around them.
In addition, the lake has an unusual view of it is still shrouded in various mysteries and legends. The Indians – the indigenous people, considered a sacred lake and, knowing the curative features of the lake, used its water and mud for treatment of the disease.
One of the most beautiful lakes in Canada is moraine lake, whose waters are replenished by the glacier, and its surface has a deep blue color. It is located in the Valley of the ten peaks and at an altitude of 1885 meters above the sea level. The beauty of the lake emphasize the mountains surrounding it. Special attention deserves the snow covered peaks of mount Wenkchemna surrounding the lake from the East and has steep slopes with a height of 914 m.
One of the biggest lakes in Canada is Great bear lake. This lake was formed as a result of the movement of the glacier that covered this area many years ago. Big bear lake is located on the Eastern slope of the Mackenzie mountains, which are included in the system of the Cordilleras. Lake strongly with the South, West and East sides of indented by bays, and the North side it has a flat and straight stretch of shore.
One of the meteorite craters is Manicouagan crater, which is located in the province of Quebec. Lake Manicouagan or the Eye of Quebec, was formed in the fall of the asteroid 214 million years ago.