Baikal Mountains or Baikal Range (Russian: Байкальский
хребет, Bajkaljskij hrebet; Russian Buryat: Байгалай
дабаан, Baigalai dabaan) rise steeply over the northwestern
Lake Baikal in southern Siberia, Russia. The Central
Siberian Plateau is bounded on the south by the Eastern Sayan
Mountains and the Baikal Mountains.
Baikal Mountains are the origin of the Lena River. The mountains
Lake Baikal are densely wooded with Grey Alder, Eurasian Aspen,
Downy Birch, Siberian Larch, Siberian Fir, Scots Pine, and Siberian
Its highest peak is the Chersky Mountain (2,572 m) named after the
Polish explorer, Jan Czerski.
^ "Biakado-Lensky". Center for Nature Conservation - Wild Russia.
Archived from the original on 28 September 2006. Retrieved
^ "Images of the Baikal from various sources". Retrieved
The Republic of Buryatia
Photos of lake and mountain areas