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The Baikal Mountains
Baikal Mountains
or Baikal Range (Russian: Байкальский хребет, Bajkaljskij hrebet; Russian Buryat: Байгалай дабаан, Baigalai dabaan) rise steeply over the northwestern shore of Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal
in southern Siberia, Russia.[1] The Central Siberian Plateau is bounded on the south by the Eastern Sayan Mountains and the Baikal Mountains. The Baikal Mountains
Baikal Mountains
are the origin of the Lena River. The mountains around Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal
are densely wooded with Grey Alder, Eurasian Aspen, Downy Birch, Siberian Larch, Siberian Fir, Scots Pine, and Siberian Spruce.[2] Its highest peak is the Chersky Mountain (2,572 m) named after the Polish explorer, Jan Czerski. Notes[edit]

^ "Biakado-Lensky". Center for Nature Conservation - Wild Russia. Archived from the original on 28 September 2006. Retrieved 2006-10-23.  ^ "Images of the Baikal from various sources". Retrieved 2006-10-23. 

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The Republic of Buryatia Photo Photos of lake and mountain areas

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 315527

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