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|Lake Natron is a saline lake located in northern Tanzania, close to the Kenyan border, in Africa's Great Rift Valley. The lake is quite shallow, less than three meters (10 feet) deep, and varies in width depending on its water level.|
The color of the lake is characteristic of those where very high evaporation occurs. As water evaporates during the dry season, salinity levels incr...
|The Girotte lake is at the origin a natural lake sittued at 1753m of altitude. A dam was built to grow up the level of water in order to make a power plant.|
|Great Lake in El Salvador, Coatepeque Lake... People Lost Here And every Day the water level Change.||08/23/2006||629|
|The alpine lakes of the Tibetan Plateau are some of the most remote in the world. This mosaic of astronaut photographs, taken along a single International Space Station orbit track, depicts Lake Puma Yumco during the winter season. The lake is located at an elevation of 5,030 meters above sea level (16,503 feet), and is considered ultraoligotrophic, meaning that nutrient concentrations in both ...||03/01/2006||428|
|From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.|
Lake Eyre is, on the rare occasions that it fills, the largest lake in Australia and is the lowest point in Australia (at approximately 15 m (50 ft) below sea level). It is the focal point of the vast Lake Eyre Basin.
The lake is located in the deserts of central Australia, in northern South Australia. The Eyre Basin is a larg...
|The Grande Dixence dam, in the canton of Valais in Switzerland, is at 285 metres high one of the worlds tallest dams. It holds back a lake, the Lac des Dix, around 16 km long.|
The top of the dam is at an altitude of 2,365 metres in a steep mountain valley. Tunnels bring the water to three power stations in the Rhone valley over 1,800 metres below.
The dam is situat...
|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...||08/28/2007||690|
|Fallturm Bremen is a drop tower at the Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity at the University of Bremen in Bremen. It has a 123-meter-high drop tube (actual drop distance is 110 m), in which for 4.74 seconds (with release of the drop cap) and/or for over 9 seconds (with the use of a catapult, installed 2004) weightlessness can be produced. The entire tower, which is formed out of...||07/15/2006||502|
The old name for Sun Moon Lake was "Where water and sand meet". Can you imagine what this immense stretch of deep blue-green water looked like in earlier times when it was a shallow marsh covered with vibrant green water plants? According to historical records. before you stand today.
|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.||10/26/2005||547|
|A massive storage reservoir, Lake Argyle formed where the Ord River enters the Carr-Boyd Ranges 160 kilometres southeast of Wyndham. Lake Argyle is now the largest fresh water storage in mainland Australia. Its storage capacity is 10,760 million cubic metres of water or about 9 times the water volume of Sydney Harbour.||09/09/2005||651|
|A lake ? No longer since 1851. We can see the borders of this old lake. Now it is filled by farmers plantations instead of water. The reason is that in the past, it was very difficult to live in this region because of mosquitos that bring bad illness...||11/28/2005||382|