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Burkhan Rock, Lake Baikal, Siberia
March 14, 2013

Lake Baikal, Siberia

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The peaks of Burkhan Rock rise like twin spires from Siberia’s Lake Baikal, the world’s largest body of fresh water. People across Asia believe that spirits associated with Baikal live in this rocky outcropping on Olkhon Island, destination of a steady stream of pilgrims.

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Photograph by Carolyn Drake, National Geographic

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