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Winter pictures of world's deepest lake Baikal

Winter landscapes of Russian Far East's Lake Baikal in a photo gallery by TASS

Russian Far East's Lake Baikal is the oldest and deepest freshwater reserve in the world. The lake was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. With a maximum depth of 1,642 m Baikal contains roughly 20% of the world's unfrozen surface fresh water.