Loch Baikal

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Loch Baikal
Olkhon Island and Lake Baikal.jpg
Karte baikal2.png
LocationSiberie, Roushie
Coordinates53°30′N 108°0′E / 53.500°N 108.000°E / 53.500; 108.000Coordinates: 53°30′N 108°0′E / 53.500°N 108.000°E / 53.500; 108.000
Loch teepContinental rift lake
Primary inflowsSelenge, Barguzin, Upper Angara
Primar ootflowsAngara
Catchment aurie560,000 km2 (216,000 sq mi)
Basin kintrasRoushie an Mongolie
Max. lenth636 km (395 mi)
Max. weenth79 km (49 mi)
Surface aurie31,722 km2 (12,248 sq mi)[1]
Average deepth744.4 m (2,442 ft)[1]
Max. deepth1,642 m (5,387 ft)[1]
Watter vollum23,615.39 km3 (5,700 cu mi)[1]
Residence time330 years[2]
Shore lenth12,100 km (1,300 mi)
Surface elevation455.5 m (1,494 ft)
FrozenJanuar–Mey
Islands27 (Olkhon)
SettlementsIrkutsk
TeepNaitural
Criteriavii, viii, ix, x
Designatit1996 (22nt session)
Reference no.754
State PairtyFlag of Russia.svg Roushie
RegionAsie
1 Shore lenth is nae a weel-defined meisur.

Loch Baikal (Roushie: о́зеро Байка́л; Buryat: Байгал нуур, Mongolian: Байгал нуур‎, Baygal nuur, meanin "naitur loch";[3]) is a rift loch in Roushie, locatit in soothren Siberie, atween Irkutsk Oblast tae the northwast an the Buryat Republic tae the sootheast.

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