Glorious sea — sacred Baikal…
I invite You to a virtual journey to lake Baikal — the most beautiful pearl of Russia. I am very interested to visit the lake Baikal, to see the pure awesome of the lake.
Lake Baikal is located in the South of Eastern Siberia, in the heart of Asia, in the valley between mountain ranges. Baikal is the deepest lake in the world, the depth of the lake — 1637 meters, it is composed of many legends and stories, songs and poems. For its size, the Baikal can compete with some of the seas, its length from North-East to South-West is 636 km that is equal to the distance from Moscow to St. Petersburg, a relatively small width from 25 to 79 km at its widest point.
Baikal is the largest freshwater lake in the world,
the depth and volume of fresh water, volume of water equal to the water volume of the Baltic sea — this is 20% of the world’s fresh water.
Soft water of lake Baikal, along the entire depth is saturated with oxygen, clean and clear — ‘sbecause into the lake waters with a large territory — more than 550 thousand Continue reading