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Lake Baikal in Siberia. Presentation is made for iEARN project Unesco Heritage Explorers.

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  1. 1. Made by: Ivan Bikanov, Aleksei Antipov Teacher: Tatiana Lepeshkina Lyceum “Dubna”, 2009 Lake Baikal
  2. 2. Company Logo Video Fragment
  3. 3. Company Logo Contents Debates on lake Baikal 5 A wonder of nature 1 A local speciality 2 Crystal clear water of the lake 3 Water pollution 4
  4. 4. <ul><li>Lake Baikal is one of the most beautiful and the deepest lake in the world. </li></ul> Company Logo A wonder of nature
  5. 5. Company Logo Some years ago everybody visiting lake Baikal for the first time was offered a glass of water straight from the lake. At the Baikal restaurant, lake water was served as a local specialty. Visitors could look down through water 70 feet deep and count the stones on the bottom. A local speciality
  6. 6. Company Logo The water’s mineral content is very low. In this crystal - clear water some 150 types of plants and fish live. Many of them found nowhere else in the world. Crystal clear water of the lake
  7. 7. Company Logo Nowadays there are some timber processing plants on its shores. They pollute Baikal’s waters very much. This problem can be solved by using modern filtering techniques. The plants will be able to return its ”waste ” water to the lake quite pure. Water pollution
  8. 8. Company Logo There have been many hot discussions on lake Baikal. Some scientists have demanded that 6,360-feet -deep Lake Baikal should be preserved completely as it is a wonder of nature. Debates on lake Baikal
  9. 9. Thank you for attention