Deepest lake in the world at 1642 Meters
Holds 20% of the unfrozen fresh water in the world
636 Km Long and 79 Km Wide
Is a Rift Lake hence the depth, ( like lake Tanganyika in Tanzania)
Water Volume is 26 615 cubic KILOMETERS, (yes not a spelling mistake, not cubic metres but kilometers)
Average depth 745 meters
Largest lake by volume in the world
Deepest lake in the world
Oldest lake in the world 25 000 000 years old
Holds more water than all of the Great Lakes Combined
2500 animals and fish species, two thirds endemic to the lake
1700 plant species, two thirds endemic to the area
150 types of snails found in lake