In November 1884 I moved from Sevastopol to Batumi on the ship Russian Steam Navigation and Trading Company; the purpose of the trip undertaken by me as a hunter and traveler, was as far as possible to get acquainted with the terrain of the eastern Black Sea coast from Batumi to Anapa with respect to hunting, the animal kingdom, vegetation, climate and facilities for the colonization of the Black Sea coastFrom November to the beginning of January I had been in the area between Batumi and Sukhumi; the latter lived for about a month, circling his neighborhood. This is undoubtedly one of the most Read more [...]
To get to Chukotka always wanted. Even with the youth of this region, I had developed a kind of romantic notion. But after two months of living in the north-west coast of the Bering Sea, I once again convinced that the reality often does not match with what is spinning in our heads for a living. Lorincz considered lucky and dobychlivymi hunters, so all unused in neighboring settlements quota for whaling to end of the season it is transmitted. To understand the commercial hunters have to be one of them. A to understand the herders should at least be born in tundra. Read more [...]
A lot of bass can fit in a small pit, which is typically the size of one meter onPhoto: SHUTTERSTOCK Fishing at last ice usually takes more dynamic than the entire season, remaining in the background. Usually At this point, Volga practically everywhere cleaned. Ice is only bays, but will soon hand over their positions, and they — first destroyed and carried away over the ice of the great Volga bays, last cleaned the smallest bays.In the middle lane on Volga reservoirs, this process ends up somewhere in the the end of March — Read more [...]
From Nizhny NovgorodNot too hot weather contributes to biting predator. On small rivers (Linde, for example) medium-sized pike are biting good for all sorts of lures. Best of all - on the foam in the uncoupled form. Due to the high attendance of small rivers to catch them spinning chub or ide hard to make it much easier to float rod. But spinning golavliki and roaches are caught: on wobblers.On the Volga fish, of course, larger. In 40 years in October, for example, one fisherman was caught four pike with a total weight of 17 kg. It is easy to assume that if the cool weather continues, biting pike Read more [...]
Perhaps it is only today dog team in the Southern Kuriles. Her master George Kulinskiy lives here more than a quarter century, and almost as many dogs involved.Sled dogs are held in day, more than 200 kilometers. On Southern Kuril Islands Kuril distance for teams determined primarily by the difficult geographical terrain and less than 60 kilometers per day. Today at George four sled dogs. On route, wild, when from time to time have to meet bears, foxes, sables, and their scents to accompany the dogs the whole route, management Read more [...]
It all started in the early morning car train, en route to Golutvin: Rotanov went to catch the bait with a nod at the station Konobeevo. And next were two passengers with spinningWell, talk about what may happen upon fishermen, even if they are not familiar? Of course, about fishing. According to travel, they held a course on Marishkino, which is located near the confluence of the river Nerskaya River in the Moscow River. And going to catch pike in the oxbow Nerskaya River. At the time, the river was carrying water freely among meadows and bush, forming the steep Waters, the extensive flooding. Read more [...]
Part 1: Where and what to catch? Proven tackle float designed for fishing at long distances makes it a success and to catch big carp. When you need to focus on the search for his habits, weather conditions, feed characteristics of the reservoir and therefore the correct selection of bait, bait and tips. Carp — Fish is quite versatile, with its success can catch both beginners and already advanced anglers. However, an advanced angler, maybe will not interesting to catch carp some fish farm, where can I get quite easily (there is usually a success Read more [...]
In fishing practice sometimes create a situation where fishing takes on the nature of the problem that requires the angler find true solutions to problems as to attract fish to a certain place and to establish the optimal gear. These difficult conditions may be, for example, a hurricane uncomfortable direction, a strong vortex flow, fluctuations in a wide range of water level and its sudden haze and clear and dense concentration of fish in the narrow coastal strip with an excess of certain seasonal food here.In the case where the sum summer season with constant heavy rains, the Read more [...]
And this time, the basic law of the fisherman — Sod's Law — It confirmed its right to exist… It did not rain for a long time, and the days were quiet, sunny, sometimes hot, like in the Kalahari.This week agreed with the eldest son about a fishing trip. Was Dima near the water, work and family… All right. But then the son has allocated time to travel. This weekend our. If only the weather did not disappoint ... And everything went as usual in the evening already are crawling gray heavy clouds, burst out of these first years of a rain-gribnichkom, then Read more [...]
Of the variety of shorebirds unit represented by 4 families and 7 of dozens of species, oystercatcher standing out sharply contrasting color. And the name he received, most likely because of the similarity in plumage with forty. It is easy to find in the field. The value of a bird with a rock pigeon, torso, head and goiter black bottoms and white snow. Beak straight, rather long and strong, bright red color. Legs pale crimson, three-toed, with small webs between the fingers, allowing the birds to swim (although swimming birds can not see only occasionally), Read more [...]
I am among the people for whom hunting is not just a hobby or recreation, and all-consuming passion. Outside, the cool and overcast. A leisurely autumn rain my sad song lulls ground. Wind gusts sharp trying to rip her last yellowed birch leaves. Chernikov Yuri Ivanovich, was the man with whom I was learning the interesting world stuffed with duck hunting and decoy. If God willing, I will write about it. Communication with such Hunters Soul adjusts to the proper attitude to nature and hunting. Photo by the author Spinning in the air, they say goodbye to the last summer and fall Read more [...]
Earthquake of magnitude 5.7 occurred on Tuesday in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of the island nation of Vanuatu, according to the USGS.
Tremors were recorded at a depth of 39.8 kilometers in 19.42 to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 22.42 MSK). Their epicenter was located 100 kilometers north-west of the capital of Vanuatu, Port Vila.
Reports of casualties or damage is not.
In October, the Pacific off the coast of Vanuatu were recorded several strong earthquakes with a magnitude greater than 7.0. Strong earthquake of magnitude 8.3 occurred on October 2 South Pacific near Read more [...]
December 10 earthquake of magnitude 5.6 in the Okhotsk Sea off the west coast of Kamchatka, told RIA Novosti the Kamchatka Branch of the Geophysical Survey of RAS.
The epicenter of the quake, registered at 14.30 local time (3.30 MSK), located 230 kilometers west of the Kamchatka Peninsula at a depth of 716.1 kilometers under the seabed.
In urban areas of the Kamchatka Territory, including in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, remote from the epicenter of the seismic event 400 kilometers, significant tremors were not felt. Victims and destructions. The threat of a tsunami is not declared. Read more [...]
At the eastern coast of Kamchatka earthquake. Aftershocks of magnitude 4.9 was recorded at 14:16 local time (5:16 GMT).
The epicenter was located at a depth of Avacha Bay 133 kilometers. This was reported in the Kamchatka Branch of the Geophysical Survey of RAS
In the settlements, including in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, located 40 kilometers north-west of the epicenter, the tremors were not felt. Victims and destructions. The threat of a tsunami has not been announced. Read more [...]
5.1 magnitude earthquake was registered on Tuesday near the Pacific coast of Chile, data on victims or damage were reported, according to the USGS website.
Tremors were reported in 11.34 UTC (Coordinated Universal Time, 14.34 MSK). The epicenter was located at a depth of about 10 kilometers per 685 kilometers south-west of the town of Castro and 1.56 thousand kilometers to the south-west of the capital Santiago.
Over the past two months in Chile was more than ten sensitive earthquakes. The country is in a zone of the Pacific «fire zone»Where 85% of all recorded quakes in the world.
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In New Zealand earthquake. The strength of the tremors reached 4 points. This was reported in the National Seismological Service. Earthquake felt residents of the North Island. No injuries or damage information yet.
New Zealand is part of the so-called Ring of Fire. This seismically active zones and volcanoes, including underwater. Every year, on the islands of the North and South is fixed to 14 thousand. Earthquakes.
In the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Spain and Portugal today, an earthquake of magnitude 6.3 points. Information about damage and casualties yet.
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An earthquake measuring 5.0 on the Richter scale occurred today in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Tonga. According to the National United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located at a depth of 125 km. The earthquake occurred at a distance of 130 km to the north of the capital of the Kingdom of Tonga g.Nukualofa.
Reports of a possible tsunami after the earthquake, as well as data on casualties or damage were reported.Source: RBC. Read more [...]
On the southeast coast of France looking for tourists, which was washed into the sea giant wave. We already know that one person was killed. Five others are considered lost.
On the Cote d'Azur, where there was a state of emergency, in these days is very bad weather. Declared a storm warning. And as soon as weather forecasters do not promise improvement.
By the way, quite recently in China had a similar case:
On the coast of China, a huge wave washed away tourists. A group of tourists admiring the sea, when the beach is suddenly covered with water. Eight people were missing. According to media Read more [...]
In the Philippines, an earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale. According to the National United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located at a depth of 35 kilometers under the seabed at a distance of 140 km south-east of the Philippines, the Pandan.
Also, in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Tonga today, an earthquake of magnitude 5.1 on the Richter scale. According to the National United States Geological Survey, the epicenter of the quake was located at a depth of 344.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a distance of 240 km north-west of the capital city of the Kingdom Read more [...]
July 19, 2013. According to a recent study conducted at Stanford Institute Woods, dunes and reefs are critical to the protection of millions of people in the United States and billions of dollars of real estate from coastal storms. Extreme weather events, sea level rise and the lives of people in degraded coastal systems, with all of this will help to protect nature.
The study, "Coastal habitat shield protects people and property ownership from sea-level rise and storms," published July 14 in the journal «Nature Climate Change», offers the first comprehensive map of the entire coast of Read more [...]