Baikal is a unique Russian lake, which undoubtedly rightfully takes its place in the list of “Seven wonders of Russia”.
Seven wonders of Russia: Baikal
– the deepest lake on our planet (recorded maximum depth of lake Baikal-1642 meters);
– the largest natural reservoir of fresh water (almost 20% of all world reserves of lake fresh water are concentrated in lake Baikal);
– one of the largest lakes in the world by water surface area (Baikal ranks seventh in the list of the largest lakes by area). Continue reading