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deep structure of the Lake Baikal depression according to geophysical findings

Iпё UпёЎliД­ Aleksandrovich Zorin

deep structure of the Lake Baikal depression according to geophysical findings

and, The question of the formation mechanism of the depressions of Baikal type

by Iпё UпёЎliД­ Aleksandrovich Zorin

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Published by Directorate of Scientific Information Services, DRB Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Russia (Federation) -- Baikal, Lake, region,
  • Geophysics -- Russia (Federation) -- Baikal, Lake, region

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe question of the formation mechanism of the depressions of Baikal type
    Statementby Yu. A. Zorin ; translated by E.R. Hope.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE315 Z6713
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18995130M

    It is a vocabulary practice of a number of key words related to Lake Baikal, in Siberia. This lake is the largest and oldest in the world. Terms in this set (10) Forest. Lake. Mountain. Ocean. Seal. Snowcapped mountain. Village. Wild animals. Fish. Habitat; Flickr Creative Commons Images. Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world and holds the largest body of unfrozen freshwater, so it was disappointing that the scientists had failed to reach its deepest point.

    Lake Baikal is 25 million years old and about 1, meters (5, feet) deep, making it the world’s oldest and deepest lake. It holds about 20 percent of Earth’s unfrozen fresh water, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The lake is a .   It's the world's oldest lake at 25 million years, with a depth so great that much of it remains unexplored. Lake Baikal is the next stop for Thabang Motsei as she continues her Siberian travels.

    Baikal is a rift lake in the south of Siberia which contains roughly 20% of the world's unfrozen surface freshwater – the greatest in the world by volume. It is 1, meters deep . Lake - Lake - Basins formed by glaciation: The basin-forming mechanism responsible for the most abundant production of lakes, particularly in the Northern Hemisphere, is glaciation. The Pleistocene glaciers, which seem to have affected every continent, were especially effective in North America, Europe, and Asia. The retreat of ice sheets produced basins through mechanical action and through.


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Deep structure of the Lake Baikal depression according to geophysical findings by Iпё UпёЎliД­ Aleksandrovich Zorin Download PDF EPUB FB2

The size and amount of down-faulting of the rift in Alberta is itself similar to the feature at Lake Baikal where Florensov () describes the crustal displacement as amounting to km. By geophysical means, a major east-west rift of Precambrian origin has been discovered in western by: The phenomenon of deep water renewal in the South Basin of Lake Baikal is investigated by means of a simplified one‐dimensional model.

The downwelling process, whereby large volumes of superficial, Cited by: Structure and evolution of the Kenya Rift valley. Nature, Zorin, Y.A., The deep structure of the Lake Baikal depression according to geo- physical findings. The question of the formation mechanism of the depression of Baikal type.

Dir. Cited by: Thick- ness of neozoic sedimentary deposits within South-Baikal hollow and in Teletskoye lake depression makes, accordingly, and kms. The thickness has been differentiated on values of velocities of longitudinal waves, which vary in its limits from to km/sec.

Deep water temperature variation of Lake Baikal during – Article (PDF Available) in Geography and Natural Resources 30(3) September with 28. Geological and geomorphological characteristics of the Posolsky Bank and the Kukuy Griva, Lake Baikal Article in Russian Geology and Geophysics 57(12) December with 59 Reads.

[40] The ∼10 km deep graben structure below Lake Baikal is subdivided into two units on the basis of seismic velocities. The upper part of the sedimentary basin (– km thick) is characterized by velocities of – km/s, and the lower part (5–6 km thick) by velocities of – km/s, which is similar to results obtained by Ten Brink and Taylor [].

To the west of Lake Baikal and beneath the lake itself there are no centroids with depths greater than 16 km. Between ° and °E are two events with depths >20 km (at 21 and 22 km), and east of °E are three events near 30 km depth (at 28 and 29 km).

structure of the model has been kept as simple as possible in order to ensure a considerable computational time sav-ing. The model has been applied to the South Basin of Lake Baikal with the aim of investigating the main proper-ties of deep water renewal and quantifying its relevant fea-tures, such as the mean annual sinking volume and the.

A lake is an area filled with water, localized in a basin, surrounded by land, apart from any river or other outlet that serves to feed or drain the lake. Lakes lie on land and are not part of the ore, they are distinct from lagoons, and are also larger and deeper than ponds, though there are no official or scientific definitions.

Lakes can be contrasted with rivers or streams. The book also includes discussions of comparatively short-term changes such as glacial and interglacial transitions that directly link to the present and future environment.

Long Continental Records from Lake Baikal summarizes the latest knowledge on the paleoenvironment and provides a foundation for further studies in global environmental changes.

In addition, water circulation in Lake Baikal differs from that of tropical Lake Tanganyika in a manner that may fundamentally affect the response of each to climate change; for example, deep water renewal in Lake Baikal appears to be the result of sporadic downwellings of surface waters, whereas Tanganyika's deep water layer is probably.

This article-one of the results of a unique expedition of sub ocean manned vehicles “Mir-1” and “Mir-2” on the lake Baikal. The Author of the article took part in 10 dives to depths of up to meters, during which he for the first time discovered the ancient layers of gravel material.

The origin of these layers was associated with wave-cut activity in the early days of filling the. The author has for many years worked at Baikai as head of the Biologo-Geographical Institute and the Baikai Biological Station of Irkutsk University.

In preparing this book for the press the author has received invaluable assistance from cartographer N.V. TYUMEN­ TSEV, algologists N.L. ANTIPOVAandO. The deeper sedimentary section on line is nonreflective for reasons that are not entirely clear, but not because of the water multiple [Lee et al., ].

Basement is deeper than 8 s under the deepest part of the basin and rises toward Barguzin Bay and under the Selenga Delta, as. According to recent data (Mats, Shcherbakov & Efimova, ), the shallow or modestly deep lake basins have been available since 70 Mya, and after 30 Mya they already reached some hundreds of metres.

Between 74 and 34 Mya the amphipods (and gastropods) of that area were supposed to radiate and colonize the lake at 30–28 Mya. At its deepest point it is over 5, feet (1, meters) deep. It is the world's largest freshwater lake in terms of volume.

It contains about 5, cubic miles of water (23, cubic kilometers), or approximately 20% of Earth's fresh surface water. Lake Baikal is not only the oldest and largest lake on Earth, but with a depth of over 1, metres also the deepest.

It may also be one of the coldest: the average water temperature near the. The Lake Baikal rift system is a modern analogue for formation of ancient Atlantic-type continental margins. It tells us the first chapter in the story of how continents separate and ultimately develop into ocean basins like the Atlantic Ocean.

Lake Baikal in southern Russia is the world's deepest lake. It is an estimated 5, feet deep (1, meters), and its bottom is approximately 3, feet (1, meters) below sea level. Lake Baikal is also the world's largest freshwater lake in terms of volume. It is difficult to comprehend how a. Abstract: In an underwater borehole was drilled in the South part of Lake Baikal (water depth, 1, m; borehole depth, m; the temperature at these depths is about 10°C).

Samples of sediments.Start studying Lake Baikal. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Terms in this set (11) Lake Baikal •"Sacred Sea" •Oldest Lake - 25 Million Years Old •Largest Lake in the World m deep% of all freshwater •More Biodiversity than any other freshwater •Increased temperature and.The Dead Sea (Hebrew: יָם הַמֶּלַח Yam ha-Melah lit.

Sea of Salt; Arabic: البحر الميت ‎ Al-Bahr al-Mayyit or Buhayrat, Bahret or Birket Lut, lit. "Lake/Sea of Lot") is a salt lake bordered by Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west. It lies in the Jordan Rift Valley, and its main tributary is the Jordan River.

Its surface and shores are metres.