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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. 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 ft. (1742 m) deep.

    Category: Geography (places)


  1. Baikal(ProperNoun)

    A large freshwater lake in southern Siberia, Russia; the deepest lake in the world.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Baikal

    a clear fresh-water lake, in S. of Siberia, 397 m. long and from 13 to 54 wide, in some parts 4500 ft. deep, and at its surface 1560 ft. above the sea-level, the third largest in Asia; on which sledges ply for six or eight months in winter, and steamboats in summer; it abounds in fish, especially sturgeon and salmon; it contains several islands, the largest Olkhin, 32 m. by 10 m.

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