Baikal revealed to the world the mysterious ice circle

28.05.2009

Photo: NASA

 

Scientists are faced with an unusual natural phenomenon. This time set the puzzle Lake Baikal, the largest reserves of fresh water "well" in the world and, in addition, the deepest — its depth of 1,620 meters

Last April, reports the online edition of the London Daily Mail, the astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS), rotating in orbit around the Earth at an altitude of 350 km, photographed unknown, until now never been recorded almost perfect circles on the frozen surface of the lake.

Each circle has a diameter of 4 km and beautifully recorded from space by means of photographic equipment.

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