The Water Routes of Lake Baikal

No doubt, Baikal is interesting from all of its angles; but being a part of the lake – spending time amidst its waters - is a special sensation. "Key to Baikal" will tell about the most important water routes of the Sacred Sea-Lake.

Natural monuments on Lake Baikal

International Day for Monuments and Sites is celebrated worldwide on April 18. Baikal has more than 300 objects of this kind. We will tell you about the most important of them.

The Baikal level fell to the record lowest mark

Answering the most common question: why fluctuations in the water level influence the lake ecology and could it be harmful to Baikal.

The Call of the Earth: Why Do We Need Geologists

Numerous rock outcrops on the coast of Baikal have long attracted the attention of famous researchers and geologists who were stunned by the beauty of these places.

Ice Transition and an Unexpected Journey through the Circum-Baikal Railway

Our readers Pavel and Alina Yakusheva have already been participating in the ice transitions on Lake Baikal for several years. This year Pavel has shared with us his story and photos telling about the way the “Meeting with Lake Baikal – 2018” has been held and how a missed train allowed them to discover the Circum-Baikal Railway.

Snezhinskiy Game Reserve: an Untouched Place of Transbaikalia

In 1976 the regional game manager Ivan Sizov established the Snezhinskiy State Game Reserve on the territory of Zakamensky District.

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