Salty Sam's Fun Blog for Children
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Magical photos of the world's deepest lake frozen over in Siberia
Russian photographer Kristina Makeeva captured Siberia's Lake Baikal - the oldest and deepest freshwater lake in the world - frozen over to reveal vast cracks and trapped bubbles.
The Winter of 1962/63
That winter, the snow started on Boxing Day 1962 and the big freeze lasted until March 1963. Blizzards caused snowdrifts up to six metres deep, telephone lines were brought down and temperatures fell so low the sea froze over. Roads faced similar disruption in 1963, but former policeman Tom Taylor, 68, from Gloucester, said the biggest problem was not a lack of grit - but a relentless, blustering wind. "It was an unbelievable winter - I used to go out on the beat and on snow patrol in the…
10 Most Amazing Lakes in the World
Lakes are not as frequently visited as beaches and falls. Although they are not as popular, they can certainly be just as beautiful and spectacular. Sometimes, they are even more so.