There is a list of the deepest lakes located in Russia. A lot of interesting information about the deepest of them - Baikal. It is impossible not to draw attention to the deep lakes of the African continent.
The deepest lakes of RussiaThe first place among the deep lakes of Russia is Baikal. In second place is the Caspian Sea. Next comes Hantai Lake. This reservoir is located on the Taimyr Peninsula. The lake is almost completely surrounded by mountains. Slow places are extremely rare. Interestingly, it is located north of the Arctic Circle. Its maximum depth is four hundred and twenty meters.
Baikal Russia's deepest lake
Ceric-Kel is one of the deepest lakes in Russia
On the 6th place in depth is the Kurilskoye Lake, which is located in the south of Kamchatka. The water is fresh in it. From freshwater lakes of Kamchatka - this reservoir is in second place. Its maximum depth is three hundred and sixteen meters. In the Kuril Lake originates the Ozernaya River.
Kuril Lake is one of the deepest in Russia
The depths of Lake Lama nobody knows
The deep lake Noyon-Khol is the largest of the chain of lakes Ii-Khem, located in the Republic of Tuva. The greatest depth of this lake is two hundred twenty five meters. Mana-Khol lake completes the ten deepest lakes of Russia. It, as well as Noyon-Khol belongs to the Sayan lakes. These lakes stretch among hills covered with centuries-old taiga. The greatest depth of Mana Khol does not exceed one hundred eighty meters.The lakes are rich in fish, which makes them particularly attractive for fishing tourism. It is known that all Sayan lakes have glacial origin.
In Tuva, there is a network of deep lakes Ii-Khem
Deep Lakes in AfricaMany lakes of different depths and areas are in Africa. On this continent, the deepest lakes are Malawi and Taganika. The second name of Malawi is Nyasa. Its greatest depth is seven hundred and six meters. The length of this reservoir is five hundred sixty kilometers. In its tropical waters is found the largest number of fish species on Earth. It is known that the water level in Malawi has dropped significantly over the past hundred thousand years.
Malawi - the deepest lake in Africa
The second deepest lake in the worldMany interesting things can be said about the second deepest lake on Earth. That is the lake Taganika.It is so huge that it could well be called the sea. Being the longest among freshwater lakes, it occupies the second position in deep water. Its depth is one thousand four hundred seventy meters.
Taganika is the second deepest lake on Earth
Due to its considerable depth, there are strong storms and noticeable waves of water on Taganyk, which strongly resembles the sea situation.
The deepest lake in the world - BaikalAbout Baikal you can find a lot of information in books and magazines, and on the Internet. Tourists love this place. It is also visited by researchers and politicians. Every year there are a lot of new discoveries associated with this deep-water reservoir. Expeditions continue to thoroughly explore Baikal.
Baikal is the deepest lake not only in Russia, but also in the world.
This body of water is nineteen percent of all the fresh water on the planet. It is interesting that there is as much water in Baikal as there is in all five Great Lakes. Surprisingly, thanks to perfectly clear water, stones lying at a depth of forty meters can be seen from its surface.
Dives to the bottom of the lake, according to uznayvse.ru, were made for the first time in 1977. For this purpose, the Canadian deep-water unit "Price" was used. You can read more about the deepest lake in Russia.