On the ground there are many places of breathtaking: they inspire, enchant them, and each time convinced that there is a better artist than nature itself.
Photo Vide chose 10 picturesque lakes and wonderful to once again enjoy the beauty of our planet.
Picturesque Lakes That Seem from Another Planet:
Moraine – glacial lake of the Canadian National Park “Banff”. Lake glaciers feed, so its maximum filling takes place only in June. Amazing blue water creates expense of the refraction of light on the rocky bottom of the lake. As one of the most photographed sites in Canada, Moraine resembles truly a paradise.
Crater Lake National Park is located in the crater of a dormant volcano Mount Mazama, whose last eruption occurred more than 7000 years ago. The main attraction of the lake – Ghost Ship Island, so named by his appearance. At dusk, he resembles a ship, thrown into the sea on their own. Crater is also famous for the huge log called “old Lake”, which for over 100 years, is floating in a lake in a vertical position. They say that the one who sees it, promises more luck.
Abraham – man-made lake, created during the construction of a dam in the 70s of the last century. Hikers and photographers are particularly attracted to unusual patterns that occur in the winter in the water column. The secret of the miracle is this: the bubbles of methane produced by plants of the lake, rising from the bottom, freeze at different depths, creating a stunning visual effect.
On the island of Middle Western Australia is a lake pink Hiller. A narrow strip of sand dunes separating it from the ocean and surrounded by evergreen eucalyptus from all sides, enclosed in a ring of irregular shape. It is still a mystery of the origin of rose water lake. While scientists puzzle over mystery, tourists from all over the world admire the amazing nature of the object.
Melissani – the name of the cave and the lake, located on the east coast of the Greek island of Kefalonia. Body cave collapsed in the earthquake thousands of years ago, forming the center of a kind of rough shape well. So the underworld cave penetrated light. And now the sun’s rays make their way through the hole and breaking the surface of water dyed in shades of turquoise. Romantic place, which is very loved by tourists.
Another stunning Lake National Park “Banff” is called Peyto, in honor of its discoverer. At the pond unusual shape, which resembles the head of a wolf, and stands out against a background of green vegetation “tropical color.” The particles of rock falling with the melt water, give the lake a unique turquoise color, and this Peyto looks magical.
Lake five colors, China
The Chinese national park “Jiuzhaigou”, which translates as “valley of nine villages”, is full of rainbow colors Lake five colors. The name of the lake was due to its particular color change from yellow to blue diamond. Moreover, it never freezes. Shrouded in riddles and mysteries, it is the thrill of the local population, hence a careful attitude to the pond.
Titicaca, the border of Peru and Bolivia
Lake Titicaca is considered the cradle of the Inca civilization of the Andes and other peoples. It lies in a vast hollow on the border of Peru and Bolivia and is the largest high-altitude lakes in the world. Titicaca has long attracted the attention of the enormous number of legends. One of the best known – of the hidden gold from the Spanish conquistadors of the Incas. Lovers of adventure and treasure hunt this place will clearly be to their liking.
Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
The largest dry lake in the world is in Bolivia. Salar was formed after the former at this place the ancient lake was cut off from its sources of supply. The water evaporated, and the plain was covered with a thick layer of salt. But not because of the amount of salt marsh is popular, but because of the effect that occurs during the rain. Spills on the surface, the water forms an incredibly thin and large “mirror”. It is said that at this time we can not understand where it ends and the sky begins land. Great show!