The largest is mile-long 72 km Olkhon, on which there are villages. There are several theories about what could have caused the unification, including sinking earth, falling rocks, erosion and earthquakes.
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He crossed the lake and explored the lower Selenge River. Average depth: 2, feet maccording to Smithsonian magazine.
The local authorities have dragged into court the owners of at least 10 hotels constructed with Chinese financing, accusing them of building illegally on plots designated for single-family homes or other infractions. It is the oldest existing freshwater lake on Earth 20 million—25 million years oldas well as the deepest continental body of water, having a maximum depth of 5, feet 1, metres.
Red-orange is its natural, living coloration More than species and subspecies of amphipods are endemic to the lake. His Baikal Seal Guest House was originally meant to be a private home, he said.
The village of Listvenichnoye now Listvyanka is the closest settlement to the lake.