Title What is common between Baikal Lake and Lake Vostok (Antarctica)?
Author Sherstyankin, P.P.; Kuimova, L.N.
Source IPY News 2007/08, Vol.13, p.24-25. Publisher: Russian Federation National Research Center of Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation. ISSN: 2071-601X
Publication Date 2008
Notes In English GeoRef Acc. No: 309936
Index Terms Russia--Lake Baikal; Antarctica--Lake Vostok; Antarctica; Asia; Australian Antarctic Territory; Commonwealth of Independent States; genesis; International Polar Year 2007-08; IPY 2007-08 Research Publications; Lake Baikal; Lake Vostok; lakes; Russian Federation; subglacial lakes; thermal regime
Abstract Suggests that both lakes are of rift origin and that examination of Lake Baikal could be relevant, as at depths below 650 m thermodynamic conditions in Baikal are virtually identical with those of Lake Vostok.
Publication Type journal article
Record ID 91504