Measuring the Depth of Lake Baikal with the Tallest Buildings in the World

Everyone knows that Baikal is the deepest lake in the world. The depth of the lake makes up 1642 meters.

“Key to Baikal” decided to check what will happen if we take the highest buildings in the world and put them on the bottom of the lake. It turned out that Baikal has enough place for 17 Big Ben Towers or 5 Eiffel Towers.

Measuring the Depth of Lake Baikal with the Tallest Buildings in the World
Measuring the Depth of Lake Baikal with the Tallest Buildings in the World
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