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Trekking across frozen Lake Baikal in Siberia

Amateur fishermen catch Omul fish -- a relative of the salmon -- through a hole in the ice in the frozen Lake Baikal in Siberia, Russia. .Baikal, the world's largest lake by volume, contains one-fifth of the earth's fresh water and plunges to a depth of 1,637 metres..The lake is frozen from November to April, allowing people to cross by cars and lorries.

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Amateur fishermen catch Omul fish -- a relative of the salmon -- through a hole in the ice in the frozen Lake Baikal in Siberia, Russia. .Baikal, the world's largest lake by volume, contains one-fifth of the earth's fresh water and plunges to a depth of 1,637 metres..The lake is frozen from November to April, allowing people to cross by cars and lorries.