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.
Heaven Lake is 110km (68 miles) east of Urumqi and a car ride from the capital will take around 3 hours. The lake is 2,000 meters (6,500ft) above sea level on the stunning Bogda mountain. This large pristine lake is surrounded by alpine meadows and snow-capped mountains. The steep Heavenly Mountains (tianshan) are densely packed with pine and cypress trees as well as fields of...
Visited by more than 1.2 million people per year and featuring breathtaking views from 500 foot cliffs, swimming areas with two large, sandy beaches, hundreds of campsites, mountain biking, cross country skiing and hiking trails, and more, Devil's Lake State Park is one of Wisconsin's most popular natural vacation choices.
On the mountain Sabotin, where the course of the border between Italy and Slovenia runs, a group of people has recovered the old "Our Tito Sign", which is made of large stones. The nearly 50 people came from Gorica, Idrija and Ajdovsina, some Slovenes came from Italy.
Like strokes from an artistís brush, the sky over Lake Superior and Lake Michigan was painted with long rows of white clouds on February 5, 2007. Called cloud streets, these clouds occur when frigid, dry air blows across the lake, where it picks up water vapor from the warmer lake. The water vapor freezes into ice crystals, and clouds form. The clouds take the shape of the wind as it gusts over...
The cirque of the Seven Rila Lakes is the largest in all of Rila Mountain. It is centered East of Haidyta Peak (also known as Hermit Peak) and South of the steap rock slopes of Razdela Ridge and Otovishka Peak, found to the West of the peak directly above Kidney lake. The cirque opens to the North and feeds the German River, which is a main source of the Stryma River. The lakes of the cirque ar...
Virunga Volcanic mountain range, Rwanda. A chain of eight volcanoes most dormant except for two in East Africa on the boarder of Rwanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda . The Virunga Mountains are home of the critically endagered Mountain Gorilla.
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