Photo Shutter button I felt a breakthrough. Or maybe it was not? Just the tip of the spinning rod bent sharply, and fishing line into a taut string. Then she led, first to the right — to the bush, then to the left — a rocky promontory. I began to turn the coil, forgetting where I was and what was happening to me. I knew one thing: what you need no matter what a strong pull to shore fish. After a moment, flashed elongated green-spotted body pike, then finally appeared above the water and its head. Jerk — and big fish already on the pebble pripleske. I figured: Read more [...]
(End. Starting in "TP" for May 23 and 20 June) On the watershed of the White conditionally draw the line between the two continents: Europe and Asia. Near Mountain obelisk "Europe" and "Asia". In 2002, in preparation for the 150th anniversary of the birth of the Ural writer DN Mamin Siberian, was renewed.
Historian H.K. Chumpin the Geographical Dictionary, released in 1873, gives the following line to the border of two continents:
"In the northern slope of the mountain pass road from the factory in Nizhny Tagil-dependence of Shaitansky factory, with the highest point on the trunk of Read more [...]
Climbing up on a sunny day on the Fox mountain in
distant horizon south-westerly direction
you can see the blue silhouette of the White Mountains, which
is the northern part of Veselogorskogo
range, stretched in the meridional
by 30 kilometers.
This is the highest point of elevation, visible from
Nizhny Tagil. White Mountain is located between
village Uralets and Chernoistochinsk pond.
The relative height of the mountains from the village level
is 300 meters, and the pond is
rises to 500 meters. Therefore, it is seen from
Chernoistochinsk side of the pond more
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Not far from Revda over the surrounding forests and ridges of mountains rises naked rocky pinnacle. It Wolf the highest Mountain in the near vicinity of Sverdlovsk (526.3 m), relating to Revdinsky ridge. At its foot in the marshy banks of the flowing Chusovaia, quiet and calm, not at all like that mountain beauty Chusovaya that noise rifts in the middle and lower reaches. Behind the dam the river widens, turning into a big beautiful Reservoir, surrounded by woods, and on the north by steep rocky banks.
This so-called Volchihinskoe reservoir, or, as is sometimes said. Sverdlovsk sea. The total length Read more [...]
on September 16. The Japanese authorities have issued warnings in connection with approaching the southern and Eastern parts of the country two new tropical storms named «Rocky» and «Sonca» passes in Friday TV channel NHK.
According to information posted on the website of the Japanese Meteorological Agency, storm «Rocky» accompanied by a generous pouring rain, slowly moving towards Okinawa and the Kii Peninsula.Now «Rocky» is 240 kilometers to the East from the administrative center of the island, Naha, and moves to the North-West at a speed Read more [...]
In the Rocky Mountains in Canada discovered a new cave. Cavers called the new world of rumbling ice abyss.In the Rocky Mountains in Canada discovered a new cave. Cavers called the new world of rumbling ice abyss because of the amazing acoustics in the cave. Falling over a stone produces a rather loud sound, striking the bottom of the 140-meter cave.The cave is covered with a layer of ice several meters thick. Researchers had to use ice axes to study it. Ice waterfall formed in it due to freezing of water flowing down. Warm air can not enter the cave, even in summer, so the cave remains frozen Read more [...]
Scope of this extremely rare mountain animal confined southern part of the Far East. And there goral found only in some places. North of the Sikhote-Alin gorals not anymore. Outside Russia, the goral inhabits Mining-rocky areas of Korea, Japan, and most significant, though fragmented pockets, spread in China (from Khingan to Tibet and the Himalayas).
In appearance and habits of the Siberian mountain resembles European chamois, found only in the mountains of Europe (Alps, Balkans, Carpathians, Caucasus). Often called the Amur goral chamois. But it is different from chamois thicker and elongated Read more [...]
One of the most common types of deserts are rocky, gravelly, gravelly-pebbly and gypsum desert. They are united by roughness, hardness and density of the surface. Water penetration stony soils are different. The largest pebble kovye and gravelly debris lying quite loosely, easy to pass water, and precipitation quickly percolate to great depths, are not available to plants. But more often, however, the common surface, where the gravel or crushed stone cemented sand or clay particles. In these deserts are rocky fragments tightly, forming the so-called desert pavement.
Relief rocky deserts Read more [...]
Rocky Mountains (English Rocky Mountains) - a mountain range in the system of the Cordillera of North America, the western United States and Canada, between 60 and 32 ° N.
Length of about 3200 km. Width of up to 700 km. The watershed between the basins of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. In the Rocky Mountains originate from the Missouri River, Colorado, Rio Grande, Snake, Arkansas, and many others. The northern Rocky Mountains (north of 45 ° N), composed primarily of granite up to 3954 m (Mount Robson), the southern Rocky Mountains, or the Rocky Mountains USA consist of short ranges, composed Read more [...]
Vast expanses of sandy desert interspersed with extensive rocky structures and large areas covered with rocky debris. This is a rocky desert. Around rocky areas can be random vegetation, partly because in the hollows between the rocks can collect rain water, forming a natural pools that support the poor plant life. And where there are plants, animals may be in an amount which can support existing vegetation. Overhanging cliffs provide shelter from the sun. The temperature in the shade is much lower than in the open field. Do not move alone in the desert at night.WadiIt's dry valleys that Read more [...]
It grows in the north-western regions of European Russia, in the Carpathians and the Caucasus, along the creeks and rivers in deciduous and spruce forests in the mountains on the rocky slopes and cliffs. Outside of Russia is found in Scandinavia, central and southern Europe.
Shrub to 2.5 m tall with brown shoots, seated three-blade elegant dark green leaves. The leaves on the edge of the sharp-toothed, on short petioles, the upper shining zhelezistoschetinistye, bottom, lighter, naked or scattered novolosistye. Red spherical or slightly oblong berries completely tasteless.
Used only as an ornamental Read more [...]