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Baikal is the fresh – water lake located in the South of Eastern Siberia.
Age: about 25 mln. years.
Length: 636 kilometers
Width: the maximum width is 81 kilometers; the minimum width is 27 kilometers.
The length of the shore line: about 2000 kilometers.
The deepest: depth is 1637 meters, the average depth is 730 meters.
The square mass: 31500 square kilometers (the third place in the world)
The volume of water mass: 23 kilometers 3 (1/5 of the world reserve)
Level:436 meters above sea.The maximum transparence: 40 meters.
The number of islands: 30. The biggest one is Olkhon.
The number of nourishing tributaries: 336.
About 1550 different kinds of animals and birds inhabit on Baikal and 1085 ainds of plants.

The island of Olkhon is the biggest island of lake Baikal.
The length is 71 kilometers, the width is up to 12 kilometers.
Square mass is 730 square kilometers. With the north –western shore of the lake makes a shallow - water Strait Maloe Sea.
Strait Olkhonskie Vorota (Gate).
Not far from the outer side of Olkhon the deepest spot of Baikal (1637 meters) is located.

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Cape Burkhan (Rock Shamanka) – acape on the island of Olkhon on Baikal, ending by Shaman – Rock.
At the foot of the rock there is a mysterious picture and an inscription in sanscrit.
 

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Lake Shata –Nur (means "yellow water").
It,s the only lake on the island with mineralized water.
 

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Cape Khoboy is the northern most cape of the island Olkhon. Khoboy (means “white fang” in the Buryat language) is a splendid narrow and high cliff. From the water it resembles woman , s profile with a head and bust.

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Lake Khankhoy is located in the middle part of the Western shore of the island Olkhon.
During the summer time the water in the lake gets quite warm and is good for swimming andfishing.

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The Sacred Buddhish Suburoa, or the Enlightenment Stupa.
It was built in 2005 on the island of Ogoi.
 

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