Baikal is the lake of tectonic origin in the southern part of Eastern Siberia. Home to over 170 species of flora and fauna (many of which can only be found there) and indigenous tribes. It is the deepest lake on the planet and the largest natural fresh water reservoir, containing roughly 20% of the world's fresh water. It is also among the clearest of all lakes. It is estimated that the age of this lake is about 25 million years that makes it one of the oldest lakes in the world. It’s also incredibly beautiful. The local people traditionally call Baikal a sea.
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