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  • LENA, a river of Siberia, rising in the Baikal Mountains, on the W.
  • Side of Lake Baikal, in 54° 10' N.
  • Of Lake Baikal that it climbs up on to the plateau, from which it descends again before it reaches the Pacific.
  • Part, and thus struck the Pacific on the foggy and frozen shores of the Sea of Okhotsk; but two centuries elapsed ere, after colonizing the depressions around Lake Baikal, they crossed over the plateau in a more genial zone and descended to the Pacific by the Amur.
  • The most important of the new railways is the Siberian, of which the first section, Chelyabinsk to Omsk, was opened in December 1895, and which, except for a short section round Lake Baikal, in 1901 was completed right through to Stryetensk, on the Shilka, the head of navigation on the Shilka and the Amur, 2710 m.
 

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