World’s Deepest Lake
Lake Baikal, located in south-east Siberia, north of the Mongolian border is known as the oldest and the deepest lakes in the world. It is a source of a freshwater.
This lake is more than 5,000 feet deep which approx. 1637 m exclusive of four mile thick layer of sediment in the bottom of the lake. The lake has a cold, oxygen rich water which supports a great marine life.
This lake is so large that it is usually mistaken to be a sea. Being the deepest and oldest freshwater lake by volume, it is under the threat of pollution, poaching and development which is famous for crystal clear water and unique wildlife.
This lake attracts a large number of tourists every year. In summers, crystalline water of this lake becomes transparent till the depth of forty meters and its shore gets ringed by various brilliant color of seasonal wildflowers. To enjoy this one can take boat rides which is offered during warm months or go for hiking in the forest.