Baikal, Lake
or Lake Baykal geographical name lake Russia in Asia; 5715 feet (1742 meters) deep, about 395 miles (636 kilometers) long

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  • Baikal Lake — lake in southern Russia …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Baikal, Lake — or Lake Baykal Lake, southern Siberia, Russia, in Asia. With a length of 395 mi (636 km) long and an area of some 12,200 sq mi (31,500 sq km), it is the largest freshwater basin in Eurasia. It is also the deepest continental body of water on… …   Universalium

  • Baikal,Lake — Bai·kal or Bay·kal (bī kôlʹ, kŏlʹ), Lake A lake of south central Russia. Over 636 km long (394 mi), it is the largest freshwater lake in Eurasia and the world s deepest lake, with a maximum known depth of 1,742.2 m (5,712 ft). * * * …   Universalium

  • Baikal, Lake — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Baikal Hotel Listvyanka (Baikal Lake) — Baikal Hotel Listvyanka country: Russia, city: Baikal Lake (Listvyanka Angara River Mouth) Baikal Hotel Listvyanka The Baikal Hotel is located in the village of Listvyanka, 70 kilometers from Irkutsk on the shore of Lake Baikal. In the vicinity… …   International hotels

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  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

  • Lake — /layk/, n. Simon, 1866 1945, U.S. engineer and naval architect. * * * I Relatively large body of slow moving or standing water that occupies an inland basin. Lakes are most abundant in high northern latitudes and in mountain regions, particularly …   Universalium

  • Baikal Deep Underwater Neutrino Telescope — Since 1993, neutrino research has been conducted at the Baikal Deep Underwater Neutrino Telescope (BDUNT) which is located 1.1 km below the surface of Lake Baikal.[1] The first part of NT 200, the detector NT 36 with 36 optical modules (OMs) …   Wikipedia

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