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Lisa Ybarra
Lisa Ybarra • 1 year ago

Lake Baikal in Russia is thought to be the oldest (25 million years) in the world and contains about 20% of the world's unfrozen surface fresh water.

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Giant rock surrounded by cracked ice of Lake Baikal, Siberia. Lake Baikal has some of the cleanest, purest water on earth. It's the biggest lake on earth. It holds 20% of the worlds fresh water. Holding more water than all the Great Lakes combined. It is more than a mile deep, or 1,700 meters deep (1.7 kilometers). Deepest lake on earth. It sits cupped at the crux of three different tectonic plates.

Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia (by Matthieu Paley)

Turquoise Ice - Lake Baikal, Russia

Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia

“In March, due to a natural phenomenon, Siberia’s Lake Baikal is particularly amazing to photograph. The temperature, wind and sun cause the ice crust to crack and form beautiful turquoise blocks or ice hummocks on the lake’s surface.” Photograph by Alexei Trofimov

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Turquoise Ice - Lake Baikal, Russia