20 SEP, 2023
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Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world. It is 1,620 metres deep. It is an ancient, massive lake in the mountainous Russian region of Siberia, north of the Mongolian border.
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It is the world's largest freshwater lake. And it’s circled by a network of hiking paths called the Great Baikal Trail.
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Lake Tanganyika is 1,436 metres deep. The lake is shared among four countries - Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Burundi, and Zambia.
Lake Tanganyika is an African Great Lake. It is the second-deepest, after Lake Baikal in Siberia. Lake Tanganyika is the world's longest freshwater lake.
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Caspian Sea is 1,025 metres deep. The Caspian Sea is bordered by five countries - Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran, Azerbaijan, and Russia.
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The Caspian Sea is the world's largest inland body of water, it is often described as the world's largest salt lake.
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Lake Vostok is 900 metres deep. It is a subglacial lake in Antarctica. The lake is located approximately 2.5 miles (4 km) beneath Russia’s Vostok Station on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
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O’Higgins/San Martín Lake is 836 metres deep. The lake known as O'Higgins in Chile and San Martín in Argentina is located in Patagonia region.
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Lake Nyasa, also called Lake Malawi and Lago Niassa is an African Great Lake. It is located between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania. It is 706 metres deep.
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Lake Ysyk AKA Issyk-kul, is a drainless lake in northeastern Kyrgyzstan. It is 668 metres deep. It is situated in the northern Tian Shan mountains and has a breathtaking view.