Seliger Lake, Ostashkov

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Seliger is a lake in Ostashkovsky District of Tver Oblast and, in the extreme northern part, in Demyansky District of Novgorod Oblast of Russia, in the northwest of the Valdai Hills, a part of the Volga basin. It has the absolute height of 205m, the area of 212km2, and the average depth of 5.8m.Lake Seliger is a large system of lakes linked by effluents, has many small islands and is surrounded by forests, including pine woods with many berries and mushrooms. It is one of the biggest natural lakes of Central Russia. The only outflow of the lake, the Selizharovka River, has its source at the southern end of the lake and drains into the Volga. The drainage basin of the lake includes the major part of Ostashkovsky District, south of Demyansky District, as well as minor areas in Firovsky District of Tver Oblast.Seliger is situated within a picturesque landscape of forests and hills. The lake is a protected nature reserve and is sometimes known as the "European Baikal" due to the diversity of its unique flora and fauna, similar to Lake Baikal. Valdaysky National Park covers the northern part of the lake.Every Year, Seliger camp forums bring together young people to study and discuss issues in political science, economics, art, literature and culture.
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  • We were with the family-man 4 adults and 2 children. Lived at the hostel Sokol with full Board. All fresh and tasty, a table, but it should be coming Swedish to the beginning of the meal, as will wait a long time. If you take a boat with motor, the better and cheaper for locals.
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  • My husband and I are on Lake Seliger third year osen'ju_-we on fire. Beauty is breathtaking. Fresh, nature (not yet zagazhennaja man) and silence such that the first time ringing in your ears. Corner quite mastered, if you prefer, you can go boating, catamaran, ferryboat that sails. So go-will not regret!
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  • Beautiful our land in Tver! For any leisure suits! Fishing, hiking, romance, relaxation ... .... For every taste!
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