Lake, a lake in the Russian Federation, in S Siberia: the deepest lake in the world. 13,200 sq. mi. (34,188 sq. km); 5714 feet (1742 meters) deep.
Contemporary Examples

Baikal Wave is not the only environmental group that has been forced to deal with Russian courts.
Marina Rikhvanova’s Quest To Save Russia’s Lake Baikal Anna Nemtsova November 8, 2013

Historical Examples

Lying deep among the Baikal mountains, an offshoot of the Altai, it presents some vividly coloured and very striking scenery.
Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century W. H. Davenport Adams

The Irkut no longer reaches the Baikal, though it once did so.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2 Various

There is also a kind of seal, and in general many of the animal forms of Baikal are allied to those of the salt sea.
From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin

But those aspersions of his rankled, especially that about the Baikal.
The Worlds of If Stanley Grauman Weinbaum

From the Yenisei, the Angara would be used to its source in the Baikal lake.
The Siberian Overland Route from Peking to Petersburg, Alexander Michie

Yesterday morning we set off from that station, and by midday we reached Baikal.
Letters of Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov

The boilers and engines for the Baikal steamers are made in Ekaterineburg, and transported nearly 2400 miles to their destination.
The Siberian Overland Route from Peking to Petersburg, Alexander Michie

Baikal is the deepest lake in the world, soundings having been taken down to 5618 feet.
From Pole to Pole Sven Anders Hedin

His researches have hitherto mainly concerned the Baikal region.
The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II A.E. Nordenskieold

Lake Baikal, a lake in Russia, in SE Siberia: the largest freshwater lake in Eurasia and the deepest in the world. Greatest depth: over 1500 m (5000 ft). Area: about 33 670 sq km (13 000 sq miles) Russian name Ozero Baykal
trademark a type of Russian-made handgun, designed to fire tear-gas cylinders but often modified to fire bullets


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