When it comes to lake Baikal, the scientists unwittingly transferred into language of the highest degrees: the deepest lake in the world (1642 m), the world’s largest supply of free fresh water (23 600 cubic kilometers), 5 times exceeds the volume of the five Great American lakes combined. Moreover, the purity and the content of dissolved salts, this water is approaching distilled. Visibility in the Baikal can reach depths of 40-45 meters – as in clear tropical seas. The area, however, the lake occupies only 6th place in the world, but it can be compared with the territory of Belgium or the Netherlands. And when you consider the unique flora and fauna, rich history and picturesque landscapes, it becomes clear that the area needs to attract tourists, including divers and fishermen.
It was developed in the fishing and shipbuilding, but in the 1990s, companies were closed. But for one and a half decades, tourism has undergone all the stages of development and reached the level of modern industry. On the way to the lake you can find many fishing shops – if you forgot to take the bait or fishing line fluorocarbon, without which there will be not enough. Here you can find and pick the perfect one for yourself.
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Lake Titicaca General information:
Area: 8300 km, of which about 5,000 km ² relates to the territorial waters of Peru.
Length: 180 km.
Width: from 50 to 60 km.
Depth: average is 140-180 m maximum -304 M.
The population density on the coast: 100 persons per km ².
Average water temperature: +0 S. 11
The lake is located at an altitude of 3812 m.
It is 50 km from La Paz.
Titicaca — the largest mountain lake in freshwater, the second surface area of the lake of South America (after lake Maracaibo). The highest navigable lake on earth. Located in the Andes. The name consists of the words of the Quechua Indian language: titi – Puma and Kaka – rock.
The sea in the Andes
The size of lake Titicaca is comparable to a real sea.
It is the largest Alpine lake in the world.
The largest lake in South America located at an altitude of 3812 m above sea level and divided between two countries — Peru and Bolivia. After the defeat in the war with Chile in 1883, Bolivia lost its access to the Pacific, so rich in fish, lake Titicaca is of special importance. Between Peru and Bolivia there are regular ships, but more often on the water of the lake to meet the boats of the Indians, made of the coastal cane. The people Continue reading
Earth is the third planet from the Sun in the Solar system, the largest on diameter, weight and density among planets of terrestrial group. Yes, all this we know from textbooks of natural history. And do we know how unique our planet! The earth is a miracle! How many beautiful and unique places to eat. And all this beauty surrounds us. Just look what are the unique lake unique on the planet.
Lake Titicaca — the largest Alpine lake in the world (3810 m above sea level). Located on the border of Peru and Bolivia,in South America.
The lake is beautiful and unique, it has a rich flora and fauna. As in lake Baikal, it flows into many rivers, and flows only one. The rest of the water just evaporates.
Its dimensions are as follows:an area of 8.300 sq. km, length – 194 km, width – 65,with an average depth of 150 m, the maximum is 304 m. the water Temperature is only 6 – 12 degrees.
Lake Titicaca is fresh, has more than 30 natural Islands, and about 40 artificial,floating, made of reeds by the local tribes.
When the Indians fled from the colonialists on the lake, places are not enough, so began to appear in sight of the island.
Weaving technology has not been forgotten in our time. Some natural Islands, there is tourist infrastructure.
Spotted lake – surprised by its uniqueness. It is located Continue reading