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Located in Siberia near the Mongolian border, and surrounded by mountains, forests and wild rivers, Lake Baikal is an immense and breathtaking area of physical beauty. You can enjoy the lake as well from the Olkhon Island, a short ferry ride from the main shore. Lake Baikal holds twenty percent of the earth's fresh water and harbors more endemic species of plants and animals than any other lake in the world. Fed by 336 rivers and streams including the Angara, Barguzin, Selenga, Turka and Snezhnaya, the lake holds fifty species of fish including bullhead, sturgeon and omul. 
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as well as Lavafalls (9%)
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