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geology.com/records/deepest-lake.shtml

Lake Baikal in Russia is the world's deepest lake and Crater Lake in Oregon is the deepest in the United States. ... [2] Facts about Crater Lake: Article on the Oregon Explorer Natural Resources Digital Library website, a collaboration of Oregon State University Libraries & Press and the Institute for Natural Resources.

www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/lake-baikal-and-more-of-the-weirdest-lakes-of-the-world-15341548

Aug 7, 2012 ... No lake is more lake than Lake Baikal. Set deep within the Russian subcontinent, Baikal is the deepest, oldest and most voluminous of all lakes, a superstar of superlatives in hydrology, geology, ecology and history. The lake is more than 5,300 feet deep (exact figures vary) at its most profound point, which ...

knowledge-sastha.blogspot.com/2012/06/interesting-facts-lake-baikal.html

Jun 16, 2012 ... Lake Baikal is located in Russia, near the Mongolian border. 2. Lake Baikal is the biggest lake in the world. It is about 640 km long, and 80 km wide. It is also the deepest lake, at 1,620 meters. 3. Lake Baikal holds 20% of the world's freshwater . 4. There are more than thirty rocky islands in Lake Baikal, and ...

famouswonders.com/lake-baikal

Lake Baikal - Panoramic Beauty Photo by: Sergey Gabdurakhmanov, Creative Commons ▻ Part of the 7 Wonders of the Underwater World Lake Baikal is located in Southern Siberia between Buryat Republic and Irkutsk Oblast, Russia. The Lake Baikal is known as "Blue Eye of Siberia" containing more water than the Great ...

www.theguardian.com/world/2017/oct/19/lake-baikal-russia-crippled-algae-fish-poaching-pollution

Oct 19, 2017 ... Lake Baikal in Siberia holds one fifth of the world's unfrozen fresh water, but its precious fish stocks are disappearing.

www.climatehotmap.org/global-warming-locations/lake-baikal-russia.html

However, the lake is in one of the world's most rapidly warming regions. The lake's temperature has risen dramatically since the 1940s,threatening its fish and other aquatic creatures. Key Facts. Lake Baikal is home to more species than any other lake in the world, a large proportion of which are found nowhere else on Earth ...

www.redlandsdailyfacts.com/2018/02/24/visiting-lake-baikal-on-the-trans-siberian-railroad

Feb 24, 2018 ... Editor's note: This is the fourth part of Janet Landfried's story of a trip on the Zarengold train on the Trans-Siberian Railroad from Moscow to Beijing in September. Traveling with Landfried were Diann Rector of Corona, Barbara Krause of Redlands and Jeff Abuhl of Phoenix. By Janet Landfried.

www.thesealsofnam.org/baikal-seal

BREEDING HABITS OF BAIKAL SEALS. From February to March, pupping will take place out on the ice of Lake Baikal. As with the Ringed Seal, this species will also dig itself a lair which has been hollowed out of the ice. Pups weigh in at around 4kg and measure +/- 65cm at birth. They are born with a whitish coat which ...

siberiantimes.com/ecology/casestudy/news/n0494-pollution-crisis-in-lake-baikal

Nov 20, 2015 ... One of the wonders of the world, Baikal is Russia's jewel, but it is now facing severe pollution, according to stark new warnings. It's pristine waters are so clear, the guidebooks say, that you can peer 40 metres into the planet's deepest lake, which contains some 20% of all unfrozen freshwater on Earth, and ...