Hill lakes of Ukraine
Into the Carpathians there are many than 30 hill lakes at an altitude of between 1,500 and 1,800m, of glacial beginning along with excessively low conditions. In Verkhovyna, into the hill array of Chornohora, during the altitude of 1,510m above sea degree, there was those types of crystal cool lakes, aided by the name that is poetic Maricheika.
The freshwater that is crystal-clear got its water from underground sources, springs and atmospheric waters, yet the depth of this pond will not surpass 1m. The location from it is 1 hectare, and you will find mountain pines (creeping pine) and junipers all over lake shores.
The legend of this pond is mirrored in its title and informs the tale of long-gone times. Like Synevyr, in accordance with folklore, it had been created from a man’s rips. The pond glorifies the selfless feat of Maricheika, a new spouse of shepherd Ivan. Continue reading