- Lake, a lake in the Russian Federation, in S Siberia: the deepest lake in the world. 13,200 sq. mi. (34,188 sq. km); 5714 feet (1742 meters) deep.
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Baikal Wave is not the only environmental group that has been forced to deal with Russian courts.Marina Rikhvanova’s Quest To Save Russia’s Lake Baikal
November 9, 2013
But those aspersions of his rankled, especially that about the Baikal.The Worlds of If
Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
The Irkut no longer reaches the Baikal, though it once did so.
Yesterday morning we set off from that station, and by midday we reached Baikal.Letters of Anton Chekhov
I have seen them all without seeking them, with the exception of Baikal and Irkutsk.James Gilmour of Mongolia
His researches have hitherto mainly concerned the Baikal region.The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II
- Lake Baikal a lake in Russia, in SE Siberia: the largest freshwater lake in Eurasia and the deepest in the world. Greatest depth: over 1500 m (5000 ft). Area: about 33 670 sq km (13 000 sq miles)Russian name: Ozero Baykal
- trademark a type of Russian-made handgun, designed to fire tear-gas cylinders but often modified to fire bullets
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