Lake Baikal: the most amazing lake on the planet

There is an interesting scientific hypothesis that states Lake Baikal is an emerging ocean. Nobody can prove it now, but one thing is clear: this freshwater lake, located in Siberia, is an outstanding example of a miraculous creation of nature.


We want to share some basic yet impressive facts about Lake Baikal with you. Let's take an imaginary journey to this beautiful and mysterious place and its surroundings.

#10 this amazing timelapse video by the Russian photographer Stas Tolstnev says it all:

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Have you ever been to Baikal? Do you like its nature? Share other facts about the lake and your impressions with us in the comments below!

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93 Comments
Chikmagalur Ramaswamy Gurumurthy
Animalkingdom
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Aug 2, 2016 8:45PM
DHL
DHL
Beautiful scenery.
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Aug 2, 2016 8:52PM
danny powell
Never been there. Would love to go!
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Aug 2, 2016 9:02PM
Bryon Grosz
Bryon Grosz
"The lake is renewed approximately every 4 hundred years." What is it meant by renewed?
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Aug 2, 2016 9:18PM
Kathleen Woodward Clay
Fascinating
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Aug 2, 2016 9:29PM
Jack Sands
Your math says that the mountains are about 34,370 feet high. That makes them the highest on earth. 39370-5000=34370.
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Aug 2, 2016 9:37PM
Gerald Mason
Gerald Mason
The size of the lake is awesome and the clarity of the water amazing, looks very cold.
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Aug 2, 2016 9:45PM
Suzanne Bedke
Haven't been, but it's on my list!! (Trans-Siberian Railroad trip_
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Aug 2, 2016 9:45PM
Gerald Mason
Gerald Mason
you are right Jack things do not add up!
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Aug 2, 2016 9:46PM
Carol Reiter
Fascinating. Never knew this lake was so immense.
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Aug 2, 2016 10:02PM
Robert Edward Winters
Excellent
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Aug 2, 2016 10:56PM
Yolanda Solis
Fascinating!
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Aug 2, 2016 11:44PM
Sofka Raice
Awesome
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Aug 2, 2016 11:52PM
Michael Bolton
Michael Bolton
Highest surrounding mountain is my cherskey approx 8500 ft
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Aug 3, 2016 12:56AM
Michael Bolton
Michael Bolton
Complete exchange of water.
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Aug 3, 2016 12:57AM

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