Last updated: October 19, 2017 at 4:44 am
Lake Baikal is more than 25 million years old. Lake Baikal is also the deepest lake in the world, and the largest freshwater lake in the world (by volume).
Lake Baikal – A Touchstone for Global Change and Rift Studies. United States Geological Survey.
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.