Lakes of Russia Lake Baikal

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Lakes of Russia Lake Baikal . By : Sofia Mancini. Lake Baikal is located in Russia. - Lake Baikal is in Siberia -Some of the lakes around it are the Caspian Sea and the Aral Sea. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Lakes of Eurasia Lake Baikal

Lakes of RussiaLake Baikal By : Sofia Mancini

Lake Baikal is located in Russia- Lake Baikal is in Siberia -Some of the lakes around it are the Caspian Sea and the Aral Sea.Lake Baikal is near Novosibirsk, Barnaul, Mongolia, China, Angarsk, Irkutsk, Baikalsk, Ulan Ude, Sukhaga, Babuskin, and BaikalThe countries surrounding the Caspian Sea are Russia, Turkmenistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan.-The countries surrounding the Aral Sea are Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan.

Lake BaikalAral SeaCaspian SeaLake Baikal facts!Lake Baikal may seem shallow but its really not. Lake Baikal is hundreds of thousands of feet down.Baikal is 1640 m deep!Because it is so clear, you would probably want to reach down and grab a pebble but you would have no luck because it is so deep.Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world.Lake Baikal is about 25million years old. It is the oldest lake in the world.Its the pearl of SiberiaThere are more than 2600 species and varieties of animals and over 1000 species of plants in Lake Baikal. There are also 58 species of fish in the lake. Lake Baikal is also a Rift Valley.Lake Baikal is the largest lake in terms of volume.

The lakes importance, resources and future of the lake if not preservedRecourses for Lake Baikal are.Healing- People just travel to Lake Baikal to just stick their feet in the water.Washing Clothes- People like to wash their clothes in the fresh water of Lake Baikal.Transporting Goods- Baikal is used for transporting goods.Fresh water- Lake Baikal is 20% or 1/5 of the worlds fresh water, so people go there for drinking it .Food- Baikal has over 58 species of fish, so people go fishing and eat the fish they catch. Lake Baikal is important to all the species surrounding it and all the cities and countries because of its resources.Lake Baikal has no oil derricks.Some people are threatening Lake Baikal by littering and not leaving it as they found it and that could hurt Baikal. They are chopping down trees.Rich people also want Lake Baikal to themselves.

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