We've featured the ICE OF LAKE BAIKAL before, but here are the shards of crystal clear ice that the enormous pressure thrusts up from the surface.
Lake Baikal is the world's oldest lake, at 25 million years. Located in the south of the Russian region of Siberia, between Irkutsk Oblast to the northwest and the Buryat Republic to the southeast, it is the most voluminous freshwater lake in the world, containing roughly 20% of the world's unfrozen surface fresh water.
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