Lena Pillars Nature Reserve
Travelers know that in every corner of the globe, you can see something new and interesting inherent only in this area. Such places are usually referred to as unique, and it is not surprising, as the only means unique in its kind. One of these places are stone pillars of rocks, which are on the Lena River. They are called Lena Pillars.
Places here how beautiful the authorities decided to create a protected zone, which is well named — Lena Pillars. Located in a nature reserve on the coast of Yakutia Lena, only some four hundred kilometers from the city Pokrovsk. The reserve covers an area of 485 hectares and consists of two parts -. «Sinskaya» and «Pillars». The views here, of course, beautiful and all thanks to the fact that the nature of the park virtually untouched by man.
It is an interesting fact of the appearance of this formation. Scientists say that these unique cliffs that reach a height of up to one hundred meters, appeared on earth about 400 thousand years ago as a result of erosion of Cambrian limestone formed about 530 million years. But if you look at those rocks down, you might think that it is not water, wind, frost and sun so they did, and they came out of the river to the land.
However, the Lena Pillars Nature Reserve is famous not only stony spiers towering over Lena. Here also you can visit the sandy desert, where sand-peremetayutsya tukulans, and it is in the north of the nature reserve. A little departure from the desert, you can walk through the dark, untouched forests and to breathe clean air. And lovers of history and archeology will probably be interested to know that there where the stream originates Deering Yuryakh found parking ancient man. There have been found all sorts of tools belonging to the Stone Age.
Such visits and began to create this natural park. Its creators wanted to bring here the largest number of tourists thanks to the so-called eco-tourism. That is to give visitors the opportunity to touch the untouched nature and enjoy its beauty intact.