These two lakes have two completely different fates. One of them is situated in Asia, in Eastern Siberia, the other in the South-East part of the African continent. Baikal and Tanganyika “compete” with each other in many morphological indicators: size, water volume, length of the coastline, depth, and others. However, the main difference is the fact that Baikal water is suitable for drinking, while the water of Tanganyika is not suitable for drinking at all. We decided to graphically compare the most important indicators of these two oldest lakes.
The name of the valley originated from local “Bargut” which means “outskirts, wilderness”. It was a name of Mongolian tribe that used to inhabit the valley.
Christmas and New Year's bustle will begin soon; people throughout the country will install and decorate the main symbol of the New Year – beautiful young spruces - at home. Did you know that December 19 is considered Evergreen Day according to the environmental calendar? In anticipation of this festival, let us recall some important facts about the main evergreen tree - spruce.
Oriental horoscopes have long been a part of our lives, and even if we do not take these forecasts seriously, we still read them with constant curiosity. And the coming 2020 is the year of the Water Rat.
A landmark natural object - Chayachiy Cliff as if woven from pebbles and boulders - is located in the area of the Primorsky Ridge, on the territory of the Pribaikalsky National Park.