Justin Jin/Panos Pictures

Siberia, Russia

Scientist, Lubov Alexandrovna Obolkina, testing Lake Baikal's water quality in a laboratory in Listvyanka, a town on the shores of Lake Baikal.

Crowned the 'Jewel of Siberia', Lake Baikal is the world's deepest lake, and the biggest lake by volume, holding 20% of the world's fresh water. In the winter, the lake's 31,722 square metre surface is entirely frozen with the ice averaging two metres thickness.

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Siberia
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