Photographer Kristina Makeeva Captures the Otherworldly, Frozen Beauty of the Earth’s Oldest & Deepest Lake

If you’re a nature lover, Siberia is where you need to be.  This is home to Lake Baikal, the oldest lake in existence and it is famous for the depth and large size of it that was made famous by the Great Siberian March by the Russian army in 1920.

This is a popular spot when it freezes, as the crystal clear ice at the beginning of the season is great for those who love creating ideal reflections.

As it ages, however, the 5-6 feet thickness of ice will crack and snap, allowing the fish underneath to survive.  It creates a gorgeous white contrast, allowing photographers to get great glimpses of the life underneath.  Just as popular are the crystal bulbs that litter the surface underneath the ice.  These are from methane that lives in the core of the lake, allowing us to see a whole vast beauty that makes us all smile.  If you are someone who loves nature and all of the entertainment it can provide, this is a great look into it.  Now, go see it for yourself!

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Lake Baikal, Siberia

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