Infographics

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The Winds of Lake Baikal

Meteorologists have counted more than thirty types of winds on Lake Baikal. These air streams live with their own lives here: they alternate, depending on the season of the year, and collide with each other during one day. They emerge in different conditions and create themselves on their own.

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Spirogyra at Baikal: Neutralize and Defeat the Algae

Scientists have long sounded an alarm saying that the expansion of the filamentous Spirogyra algae threatens Lake Baikal and its environment. Let’s understand what these algae are, why there is too much of them now and what is needed to be done to save Lake Baikal.

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Protected Areas of Lake Baikal

Today, on the shores of Lake Baikal, there are 3 reserves and 2 national parks, which are open all year round for visitors and hold all the secrets of this ancient land. Our infographics will show you when and why they were created.

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The Map of Seasons at Lake Baikal

Is there are seasons on lake Baikal? When is the best time of the year to visit the lake? Answers to all these questions and also a few words about Baikal weather you will find in our Infographic.

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Ecological trails of lake Baikal

Baikal is becoming a popular spot of ecological tourism. Every year thousands of tourists visit the lake to see all it's beauty and to walk around it's shores. There are more than 10 ecologiacal trails around the lake today.

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Baikal Islands

Baikal is not just the lake. It includes plains, mountains, and islands. There are many of them, but the exact number is still unknown. Scientists provide different numbers - from 19 to 47.