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Origin & Development
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Earth's Crust Thickness • 
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Landscapes • 
History & Formation • 
Seismic Activity • 
History of Lake Baikal
History of Explorations • 
Inhabitants & Settlers • 
First maps of Baikal • 
Archaeological Sites • 
Lake Baikal Climate
Introduction • 
Fogs • 
Winds & Waves • 
Ice Conditions • 
Fauna & Vegetation
Mammals • 
Baikal seal - Nerpa • 
Ichthyofauna • 
Invertebrates • 
Vegetation • 
Water of Lake Baikal
Colour • 
Transparency • 
Temperature • 
Pressure • 
Depth • 
Currents • 
Budget • 
Chemical Composition • 
Pollution • 
Recreational Areas
Circumbaikal Railway • 
Peschanaya Bays • 
Olkhon Island • 
Chivirkuysky Gulf • 
Wooden Irkutsk • 
Trans-Siberian Railway • 
People of Lake Baikal
People of Siberia • 
Buryat nation in Baikal • 
Russians in Baikal • 
Explanation of the local terms and geographical names at lake Baikal
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Lakepedia is the number one online encyclopedia of lakes. Explore beautiful lakes and lake regions and plan your next amazing vacation.

Baikalscience is a blog which highlights recent scientific papers published mainly on the ecology and environment of Lake Baikal. Pollution and climate change, recent environmental change, aquatic biodiversity.

Global Nature Fund
The homepage of the environmental foundation Global Nature Fund provides information about lake issues in 4 languages (German, English, Spanish & Russian). The Global Nature Fund coordinates the international lake network Living Lakes.

Living Lakes
Homepage of the international network Living Lakes. Lake Baikal is partner of this initiative which brings together environmental groups from all over the world that carry out projects benefiting lakes, wildlife, and people.

Baikal Club International
An international blog about great lake Bakal. Stories from travelers and natives. Related information and live conversations.

Baikal Research Educational Centre (Baikal REC)
Baikal REC aims to integrate science and education in the frames of 'geoecology'. The centre was founded by Irkutsk and Buryat State Universities, together with several institutes of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science.

Greenpeace Baikal Campaign
Lake Baikal is still more or less intact, but it is under serious threat. Greenpeace claims: ZERO-POLLUTION!

Lake Baikal - Wikipedia
Find out what the webs biggest open source encyclopaedia has to say about Lake Baikal

UNESCO World Heritage Site
The Committee inscribed Lake Baikal as the most outstanding example of a freshwater ecosystem

Pacific Environment

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