Fort Peck is one of six multipurpose main stem dams which operate as part of a system on the upper Missouri River. Part of the famed Pick-Sloan Plan, the system is managed for flood control, hydroelectric power generation, navigation, fish and wildlife conservation, recreation, irrigation, public water supply and improvement of water quality.
Dongting Lake, China's second-largest freshwater lake, is located in northeastern Hunan Province. It is a large, shallow body of water surrounded by mountain chains. It is also known as 'eight- hundred Li Dong Ting Lake' (The Li is a Chinese length unit equal to 500 meters or about 1,640 feet). An impressive characteristic of the lake is it is inter-nested.
Fire near Great Bear Lake, Canada.
Great Bear Lake (Sahtu) is the largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada and the fourth largest in North America. The lake is situated on the Arctic Circle between 65 and 67 degrees of northern latitude and between 118 and 123 degrees western longitude, 186 m above sea level.
The lake has a surface area of 31,153 km▓ and a total...
As know as "Webster Lake" too, this lake is in Massachusetts, and its the most biggest place name, and it's one of the most longest in the world.The official name is Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg but most people use the "Webster Lake" name.
The historic Neuman Observatory, at Carroll College, in Helena, Montana, USA, has a brand new Meade LX200 GPS telescope guided by a global positioning satellite.
Rotness, president of the Astronomical Institute of the Rockies, said the 14-inch scope , valued at more than $5,000, was installed in April, along with a new shake-proof mount.
The 14-inch aperture telescope is the mos...
Lake Palace on Lake Pichola, Udaipur is a luxurious and most romantic hotel in India. Formerly it was known as Jag Niwas. The construction of the Lake palace went on for 3 years and was completed in the year 1746, under the direction of Maharana Jagat Singh II(62nd successor to the royal dynasty of Mewar) of Udaipur. It was a summer resort for the rulers during that period. It has beautiful pil...
Lake Vostok may be the coldest, deepest and most southerly lake on earth.
The lake's exact age is unknown, but it is probably millions of years old. Vostok's water is considered to be the most pure on earth, since it has remained untouched beneath 4km of ice for its entire lifespan.
The lake sits beneath a Russian research station that has seen the lowest temperatures ever record...
Heart Mountain near the Montana-Wyoming border once moved 100 kilometres in a half-hour in a catastrophic scenario during the early Eocene .
The Mountain originally formed with the Absaroka Range, to the West, about 50 million years ago.
However, lava from deep underground slid the mountain to its present position.
The Heart Mountain block slide of northwestern Wyoming a...
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