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Presentation on Lake Baikal

Toponymy the origin of the name lake is not definitely established. There are several versions.

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Place names Bigal (Yakut) – very deep water; Bai-Kul (Turk) – rich lake; Bay-hi (kit) – North sea; Baigaal-Dalai (Mong) – rich fire

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Toponymy the First Russian explorers of Siberia used the Evenki name “Lamu” (sea). Since the second half of the 17th century Russians are switching to the name adopted by the Buryats – Baghal. However, they have adapted it to their language, replacing the letter “g” in the usual “K”. After that the lake acquired its modern meaning.

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The geographical position of the lake Baikal is located in Central Asia on the territory of Russia, on the border of Irkutsk oblast and Buryat Republic. The lake stretches from North to South-West for 636 km in the form of a giant Crescent. The width of Baikal varies from 25 to 80 km.

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The geographical position of the water surface Area is 31722 sq km (excluding Islands), which is equal to the area of such States as Denmark, Belgium or the Netherlands. By area, Baikal ranks 6th in the world. The coastline is 2100 km.

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