Today Egypt is one of the most popular vacation places for Russians. In this country there is something to see: the ancient pyramids of Giza, temples of Luxor to explore the Nile up to Aswan where you can see a grandiose monument of Russian-Egyptian friendship of the Aswan dam. Holiday in Egypt – it is also the beauty of the red sea . which is distinguished by its abundance of colors and species of marine life.
The length of red sea is 2350 km, width 350 km (in its widest part), maximum depth reaches 3000 meters in its Central part. From a geological point of view, Red sea is located in the rift zone of the African and Arabian lithospheric plates. The rift is a deep cleft that connects the upper part of the crust by mantle. The strongest power in the rift zone has a huge impact on living organisms, including human. In the North sea has two Gulf of Suez and Aqaba. Akabsk Bay the fault is. Therefore, the depth of this Bay reaches big values (up to 1600 meters). Two bays are separated from each other by Sinai Peninsula, in the South of which is the famous resort of Sharm El-Sheikh. Continue reading
The largest animal
The largest living creature in the world blue, he’s blue, kit. It can reach a length of 33 meters, and weight — 150 tons. In 1947 in the Antarctic waters was caught a female blue whale weighing 190 tonnes. The average size of this species is also impressive: 100-120 tons weight and 22-24 meters in length. Blue whales feed on plankton.
The largest predator
The sperm whale is the largest predator on the planet. The length of the large sperm whales-the males can reach 20 meters and weighs 70 tons. In 1950 about the Kuril Islands was captured sperm whale, whose length was 20.7 meters. Females are smaller, they can grow up to 13 meters length and 30 tons weight. In the diet of sperm whales includes squid, octopus and fish. Continue reading
If you are tired of lying all day on the beach, wander excursions, fishing is one of the wonderful leisure activities. There are plenty to choose: in the Black sea is home to 167 species of fish. Catch most of all – the mullet with its varieties, Croaker, seabass and lofar, the network catches flounder, horse mackerel, spiny dogfish (a small shark), barbula, pelengas, crab. The most common way of fishing for garfish on the Black sea.
One of the popular fish – goby, by the way, today it is found also in Central Russia, where more known under the name of rotan – the fish has a large head. In the Black sea is home to 10 species, including the largest steer martovich, and the most numerous are the round goby, least common goby lynx. Fishing in the Black sea begins in March, after the winter storms. The most abundant gobies Feodosia Bay is a stone shoals, breakwaters, piers. Citizens catch straight from the dock. Continue reading