Definitions

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  • noun the largest freshwater lake in Asia or Europe and the deepest lake in the world

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Examples

  • Their first spot is Lake Baikal, which is known for having the cleanest water and is the deepest lake in the world.

    Archive 2006-08-01

  • They say that so far they've recovered 122 bodies, and many of the passengers on board that Airbus A310 airliner were children en route to a holiday vacation with their school near Lake Baikal, which is a very popular spot for tourists this time of year.

    CNN Transcript Jul 9, 2006

  • Their first spot is Lake Baikal, which is known for having the cleanest water and is the deepest lake in the world.

    Adopt-a-tree

  • Lake Baikal, which is on UNESCO's World Heritage list, contains 20 percent of the world's fresh water supply and has been hailed as the "Galapagos of Russia" for its endemic flora and fauna.

    Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News

  • Lake Baikal, which is on UNESCO's World Heritage list, contains 20 percent of the world's fresh water supply and has been hailed as the "Galapagos of Russia" for its endemic flora and fauna.

    Earth News, Earth Science, Energy Technology, Environment News

  • Also this weekend the brand new list of North Pole expeditions went up; the Geographical North Pole, the Magnetic North Pole and other Arctic expeditions such as Lake Baikal, Baffin Island,

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  • Also this weekend the brand new list of North Pole expeditions went up; the Geographical North Pole, the Magnetic North Pole and other Arctic expeditions such as Lake Baikal, Baffin Island,

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  • Besides the Caucasus Mountain Republic, a Far Eastern Republic had formed east of Lake Baikal in 1920, with an elected parliament and government, and even its own postage stamps and currency.

    The Return

  • Here, the Mir-2 mini-submarine was lowered into the waters of Russia's Lake Baikal on July 29, 2008.

    China's Milestone Dive

  • The North Korean leader arrived in Ulan-Ude, the capital of Buryatia, a Buddhist province near Lake Baikal, Russian news agencies reported.

    Kim Jong-il visits Russia for talks with Dmitry Medvedev

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