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Lake Ohrid Macedonia

Lake Ohrid Macedonia

 is surrounded on all sides by high mountains, fascinates with its outstanding natural beauty. While the tops Galičice covered by the first snow, down in the valley, on the shore of the lake, there are still roses and autumn flowers. An unforgettable impression this leaves the lake and because of the color of water, which is from sunrise to sunset, constantly changing. The lake is situated at an altitude of 695 meters. Its coastline is 96km long and a maximum depth of 294 meters, measured at about 5 km from the coast between the fishing villages Pestani and Trpejca, which also represents one of the largest lake depth in Europe. In a nice and sunny day and transparency of lake water reaches a depth of 22 m! In Lake Ohrid There are 17 species of fish and over 200 other endemic species. Among the best known are trout, year and belvica, which inhabit only the water of the lake. In addition to eels, chub, barbel and carp in this lake lives a little fish Plasica, from whose scales for the famous Ohrid pearl. There is evidence that in this regard this lake unique nature reserve in Europe, that in it there is a living world that is in other regions of the planet dies, and who are known only through fossils. According to estimates of biologists Lake Ohrid was before 4 million years. Under the protection of UNESCO since 1979.

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