The Most beautiful lakes in the world.
What are they, blue eyes of the planet? Deep, luxurious, bubbling, or maybe a quiet, romantic and magical?
Now, nobody knows exactly how many lakes on Earth, however, hydrologists consider that there are around five million, two of which are in Canada and Alaska.
Today I will tell you about the most beautiful lakes in the world. Ready to swim in the sea the best reservoirs on our planet? Then go ahead!
Plitvice lakes, Croatia
The flora and fauna of Plitvice lakes in Croatia is striking richness and diversity. Sixteen of the reservoirs, connected by 92 waterfalls, form a national Park under UNESCO protection. However, this beauty can only admire: to fish, to bathe or to kindle a fire in the Park is prohibited. And plucked the chamomile is necessary the fine is 600€.
Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world, with an average depth which reaches 745 m. And the area of the blue giant is equal to the area of Belgium with nearly 10 million people. Many animals and plants of lake Baikal are not found in any reservoir of the world. The water in the lake is so clear that in the spring its transparency reaches 40 meters! The most beautiful places of lake Baikal — the Aya Bay, mountain range, Mica lake and the Cape Kotelnikovsky.
Peyto Lake, Canada
Picturesque peyto lake often adorns postcards. Immense popularity fell on him after his amazing form: looking down, you notice that the contours of the lake form the giant head of a wolf. Amazing blue Peitho reminiscent of the tropical Paradise Islands of Bora Bora or Antigua. The lake is situated at an altitude of 1860 meters and is named after bill Peitho, researcher and traveller, who first discovered a unique natural creation.
Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
The lake is surrounded by three majestic volcanoes — Atitlan, Toliman and San Pedro. “The place where the rainbow gets color” in the Mayan language the name sounds of the lake. Fabulously beautiful Atitlan is located at an altitude of 3000 m above sea level, appeared about 100 thousand years ago.
Crater lake, USA
Stunning nature and picturesque scenery of the Crater is now the center of a National Park in southern Oregon. The lake was formed more than 7 700 years ago, after the destruction of the volcano mount Trucks. Today the Crater is the deepest lake in the USA.
Loch Lomond, Scotland
Freshwater, the largest in Scotland, length is 24 miles and a width of about 5. The romantic beauty of Loch Lomond inspired Walter Scott to make the lake the place of the best of his novels. The numerous islets of the lake are hidden under the waves, when the water level rises, Islands and more — even hotels built.
Lake Annecy, France
30 miles from Geneva lies lake Annecy is a Paradise not only for lovers but also for fans of extreme sports: ardent surfers and kayakers. The coast is decorated with medieval castles and fortresses.Lake, apparently, you can find something more ancient, because Annecy for the past 18 thousand years.
Lake Garda, Italy
Hotels comfortable, neat houses and pebble beaches are the adornment of the southern coast of Italy’s largest lake — Garda. There is a lake at the foot of the Alps. Lake Garda is the country’s largest children’s amusement Park Gardaland.
Lake Nakuru, Kenya
Numerous algae Nakuru attract to its shores a huge number of flamingos. Surprisingly, flamingos, unlike many other animals, can safely enjoy the walking on the water of this lake — the water here is so saturated with carbon dioxide sodium, which grows stronger and stronger, even if only to touch her.
Lake Matheson, New Zealand
This lake is often referred to as a Mirror — it reflects the two highest peaks of New Zealand — cook and Tasman. Local people say that it is better to admire the lake at dawn, then the water surface Matheson turns into a perfect mirror plane.
Five Flower Lake, China
This unusual lake is decorated with the national Park Jiuzhaigou in China. Incredibly, the lake from time to time changes its color from yellow to dark green. In the hour when the next lake that is dry, then filled, the water level in the reservoir remains unchanged.