Apr 16 2012
Lake Baikal is the the worlds oldest and deepest lake. Experts say that it is approximately 25 million years old (possibly older) and has an average depth of 744.4 meters (2,442 ft).
A group of friends (livejournal page) documented their trip to Siberia where they have crossed the lake on ice skates. Beautiful photography and even more beautiful nature! Baikal is also the largest fresh water source in the world, containing approximately 20% of the world's fresh water supply.
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Another proclaimed World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this beautiful nature area is reserved for the study of natural sciences of the Russian Far East. It was created in 1934 and was created in 1934, it contains an area of 10,990 km² (4,243 square miles). Simply stunning untouched by human nature!