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Why Russians like to play ice golf on Lake Baikal

Russia Beyond the Headlines - Apr 3, 2017
Ice golf competitions take place near Listvyanka, a small settlement 70 km from Irkutsk, surrounded by forest tracts and misty mountain peaks on a strip of land dotted with assorted huts and houses, stretching for 5 km along the shore of Lake Baikal ...

China revives Siberian river diversion project

thethirdpole.net - Apr 10, 2017
The scheme would divert water from Lake Baikal, the world's deepest freshwater lake, and pump it at least one kilometre uphill to the capital of Gansu province, reported the Global Times. The plan has been met with criticism and was later removed from ...

Field notes from the Arctic Circle and Southern Siberia

Livemint - Apr 14, 2017
A nature photographer dives into the frigid ecosystems of the White Sea and Lake Baikal in deep winter to observe the differences in saltwater and sweet-water ...

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Lonely Planet Russia

by: Lonely Planet, Simon Richmond, Marc Bennetts, Marc Di Duca, Anthony Haywood, Anna Kaminski, Tom Masters, Tamara Sheward, Regis St Louis, Mara Vorhees

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Russia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Take an awe-inspiring walk through Red Square, hike amongst the geysers and volcanoes of Kamchatka, or sweat it out in a traditional Russian banya (bathhouse); all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Russia and begin your journey now!

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Baikal: Sacred Sea of Siberia

by: Peter Matthiessen
Baikal, the largest and deepest freshwater lake in the world, contains more than 1,200 rare species of plants and animals, including the world's only freshwater seals. Now it has become the centerpiece of the emerging Russian environmental movement, as nearby factories threaten its vitality. Here Matthiessen details its fate. A portion of the royalties to go to Baikal Watch to save the lake. 50 color photographs; 1 map.
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Lake Baikal 1:550,000 Recreation Map, waterproof, GPS-compatible REISE

by: Reise Knowhow
Lake Baikal (Siberia, Russia) 1:550,000 Recreation Map, waterproof, REISE

Regional map of the Lake Baikal area on waterproof and tear-resistant paper. Contours with altitude colouring and numerous spot heights and pass heights show the topography of the surrounding area. Salt lakes, swamps, and salt marches are marked, as well as seasonal rivers, springs, waterfalls, and thermal spas. Road information includes unsurfaced tracks, paths and routes used in winter months, with intermediate driving distances and locations of petrol stations shown on main and secondary roads.
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Around the Sacred Sea: Mongolia and Lake Baikal on Horseback

by: Bartle B. Bull
Around the Sacred Sea is the fascinating account of a remarkable journey made around Russia's Lake Baikal -- on horseback. This lake is the largest and deepest freshwater lake in the world and is a natural phenomenon of dizzying proportion. This beautifully written narrative is complemented by photographs of outstanding quality, making Around the Sacred Sea both a riveting read and a visual feast.
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