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Khrustal'noe Serdtse Rossii : Priroda Baikala s Drevnosti do Nashikh Dnei [Crystal Heart of Russia: Lake Baikal from Antiquity to the Present Day]

By: Vadim Viktorovich Takhteev(Author)
142 pages, colour photos
Khrustal'noe Serdtse Rossii : Priroda Baikala s Drevnosti do Nashikh Dnei [Crystal Heart of Russia: Lake Baikal from Antiquity to the Present Day]
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  • Khrustal'noe Serdtse Rossii : Priroda Baikala s Drevnosti do Nashikh Dnei [Crystal Heart of Russia: Lake Baikal from Antiquity to the Present Day] ISBN: 9785907099975 Hardback Jan 2019 Usually dispatched within 2-4 months
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Language: Russian

The book is an introduction to the amazing natural spectacle that is Lake Baikal, the largest freshwater body on the planet, containing more than 23,000 cubic kilometers of water of pristine quality. Baikal is famous for its unique inhabitants, two-thirds of which are endemic. The book contains basic physical and geographical information about Lake Baikal, tells about the nature of the mountains surrounding it, about the mysterious Ushkany islands, about the phenomenon of hot springs, and about the most interesting living organisms that inhabit its waters. It contains information about the geological history of Lake Baikal, about how its depression was formed, about the different stages of human habitation on the shores of the great lake. Especially for tourists, essays on some popular places are given. The book is simultaneously a photo album and contains a large number of photographs, including unique pictures of the living inhabitants of Lake Baikal. The publication is aimed at a wide circle of readers interested in natural phenomena of Russia, and can also serve as a popular science guide to the nature of Lake Baikal for those who are going visit it for the first time.

Summary in Russian:
Книга предназначена для знакомства с удивительным чудом Природы - озером Байкал, самым большим хранилищем пресной воды на планете, заключающем свыше 23000 кубических километров воды идеального качества. Байкал славится своими уникальными обитателями, среди которых доля эндемиков составляет две трети. В книге приведены основные физико-географические сведения о Байкале, рассказано о природе окружающих его гор, о загадочных Ушканьих островах, о феномене горячих источников, о наиболее интересных живых организмах, населяющих его воды. Содержится рассказ о геологической истории Байкала, о том, как формировалась его впадина, о разных этапах обитания человека на берегах великого озера. Специально для туристов приведены очерки о некоторых популярных местах. Книга одновременно является фотоальбомом и содержит большое количество фотографий, в том числе уникальные снимки живых обитателей Байкала.
.Издание адресовано широкому кругу читателей, интересующихся феноменами природы России, а также может служить в качестве научно-популярного пособия о природе Байкала для тех, кто впервые собирается его посетить.

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By: Vadim Viktorovich Takhteev(Author)
142 pages, colour photos
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