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Ultimate Travel Library—Asia

Sacred Sea: A Journey to Lake Baikal, by Peter Thomson (2007). "Absoliutno blagopoluchnoe ozero Baikal!" a Russian scientist tells environmental journalist Thomson. "Lake Baikal is perfect!" But Baikal's famous self-cleansing ecosystem isn't so perfect anymore, and Thomson wants to find out why. He meets with everyone from environmental scientists to a community of Raskolniki in Ulan-Ude, in pursuit of the ecological and cultural importance of Baikal, one of the world's most mysterious lakes.

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