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Lake Maracaibo

Lake Maracaibo) is a large brackish tidal bay in Venezuela and an "inlet of the Caribbean Sea". It is sometimes considered a lake rather than a bay or lagoon. It is connected to the Gulf of Venezuela by Tablazo Strait, which is 5.5 kilometres wid ...

Lake Melville

Lake Melville is not a lake proper but a saltwater tidal extension of Hamilton Inlet on the Labrador coast of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Comprising 3.069 km 2 and stretching 140 km inland to Happy Valley-Goose Bay, it for ...

Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. It is the second-largest of the Great Lakes by volume) and the third-largest by surface area), after Lake Superior and Lake Huron. To the east, its basin is conjoined with that of Lak ...

Lake Mogan

The lake is 25 kilometres 16 mi south of the Ankara city center within the intracity district of Golbası at about 39°46′N 32°48′E. The eastern shore lies along the highway D.750 which traverses Turkey from north to south. The altitude of the wate ...

Mogilnoye

Lake Mogilnoye is a small salt/fresh-water lake on the Kildin Island, Murmansk Oblast, Russia near Kildin Strait. The name literally means tomb lake, sepulchral lake in Russian, and refers to the destruction and plundering being done by British t ...

Mono Lake

Mono Lake is a saline soda lake in Mono County, California, formed at least 760.000 years ago as a terminal lake in an endorheic basin. The lack of an outlet causes high levels of salts to accumulate in the lake. These salts also make the lake wa ...

Moraine Lake

Moraine Lake is a glacially fed lake in Banff National Park, 14 kilometres outside the Village of Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. It is situated in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, at an elevation of approximately 1.884 metres. The lake has a surface a ...

Lake Mungo

Lake Mungo is a dry lake located in New South Wales, Australia. It is about 760 km due west of Sydney and 90 km north-east of Mildura. The lake is the central feature of Mungo National Park, and is one of seventeen lakes in the World Heritage lis ...

Lake Nazik

Lake Nazik is a freshwater lake in the Bitlis Province, eastern part of Turkey. It is located at 38.855547°N 42.286783°E  / 38.855547; 42.286783, close to Lake Van. Lake Nazik is located in the elevation of about 1.816 m. It has an area of 44.5 ...

Lake Narach

Lake Narach is a lake in north-western Belarus, located in the basin of the Viliya river. It is the largest lake in Belarus. Narach is a part of the Narach lake group the others being Miastra Belarusian: Мястра, Batoryn Belarusian: Баторын, Bledn ...

Naujan Lake

Naujan Lake is a freshwater lake in the Philippines located in the northeastern corner of the province of Oriental Mindoro on Mindoro Island. The lake is the fifth largest in the country and the main geographical feature of the Naujan Lake Nation ...

Lake Nemrut

Lake Nemrut is a freshwater crater lake in Bitlis Province, eastern Turkey. It is part of Nemrut Caldera, a volcanic caldera atop Volcano Nemrut. The caldera is a registered natural monument and the wetlandsis registered as a Ramsar site of the c ...

Lake Nicaragua

Lake Nicaragua or Cocibolca or Granada is a freshwater lake in Nicaragua. Of tectonic origin and with an area of 8.264 km 2, it is the largest lake in Central America, the 19th largest lake in the world and the tenth largest in the Americas, slig ...

Oneida Lake

Oneida Lake is the largest lake entirely within New York State, with a surface area of 79.8 square miles. The lake is located northeast of Syracuse and near the Great Lakes. It feeds the Oneida River, a tributary of the Oswego River, which flows ...

Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. It is surrounded on the north, west, and southwest by the Canadian province of Ontario, and on the south and east by the American state of New York, whose water boundaries meet in the ...

Lake Peno

Lake Peno is a lake in Penovsky District of Tver Oblast, Russia. The Volga River flows through the lake in its upper course. The area of the lake is 16.7 square kilometres. Lake Vselug is the third one of four big lakes which make together Upper ...

Lake Pinatubo

Lake Pinatubo is the summit crater lake of Mount Pinatubo formed after its climactic eruption on June 15, 1991. The lake is located in Botolan, Zambales, near the boundaries of Pampanga and Tarlac provinces in the Philippines. It is about 90 km n ...

Pink lake

A pink lake is a lake that has a red or pink colour. This is often caused by the presence of algae that produces carotenoids, such as Dunaliella salina.

Princess Mary Lake

Princess Mary Lake is a lake in Kivalliq Region in the Canadian territory of Nunavut. It lies at an elevation of 116 m and covers an area of 471 km 2, not including 53 km 2 occupied by islands within the lake. The Kunwak River flows into it from ...

Lake Ram

Lake Ram is a crater lake in the northeastern Golan Heights, near Mount Hermon, under Israeli occupation. Josephus knew it by the name Lake Phiala. The sources of the lake are rain water and an underground spring. The lake has no outlet. It is kn ...

Rara Lake

Rara Lake is the biggest and deepest fresh water lake in the Nepal Himalayas. It is the main feature of Rara National Park, located in Jumla and Mugu Districts. In September 2007, it was declared a Ramsar site, covering 1.583 ha including the sur ...

Lake Turkana

Lake Turkana, formerly known as Lake Rudolf, is a lake in the Kenyan Rift Valley, in northern Kenya, with its far northern end crossing into Ethiopia. It is the worlds largest permanent desert lake and the worlds largest alkaline lake. By volume ...

Lake San Cristobal

Lake San Cristobal is a lake in the U.S. state of Colorado. Located in the San Juan Mountains at an elevation of 9.003 feet, the freshwater lake is 2.1 miles long, up to 89 feet deep, has a surface area of 0.52 square miles, and holds about 11.00 ...

O'Higgins/San Martin Lake

The lake known as OHiggins in Chile and San Martin in Argentina is located around coordinates 48°50′S 72°36′W in Patagonia, between the Aysen del General Carlos Ibañez del Campo Region and the Santa Cruz Province.

Lake Sarysu

Sarysu lake stretches along the Kura River from Imishli Rayon southeast to Sabirabad Rayon reaching a total length of 22 km 14 mi. It is one of the four lakes present in the area. The water in the lake is fresh water. The lake inflows from Lake A ...

Synevyr

Lake Synevyr is the largest lake in the Carpathian Mountains of Ukraine. It is located in Mizhhiria Raion, Zakarpattia Oblast, not far from the village of Synevyr Poliana. It is part of the National natural preserve "Synevyr", which was establish ...

Lake Tazawa

Lake Tazawa is a caldera lake in the city of Semboku, Akita Prefecture, northern Japan. It is the deepest lake in Japan at 423 metres. The area is a popular vacation area and several hot spring resorts can be found in the hills above the lake. Ak ...

Lake Taymyr

Lake Taymyr is a lake of the central regions of the Taymyr Peninsula in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russian Federation. It is located south of the Byrranga Mountains.

Lake Tambukan

Tambukan Lake is a lake with bitter-salt water on Northern Caucasus in Stavropol Krai and the Kabardino-Balkar Republic of Russia, located eight kilometers from Pyatigorsk. The lakes surface area is 1.87 square kilometers, and its depth ranges be ...

Lake Tana

Lake Tana is the source of the Blue Nile and is the largest lake in Ethiopia. Located in Amhara Region in the north-western Ethiopian Highlands, the lake is approximately 84 kilometres long and 66 kilometres wide, with a maximum depth of 15 metre ...

Lake Tahoe

Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake in the Sierra Nevada of the United States. Lying at 6.225 ft, it straddles the state line between California and Nevada, west of Carson City. Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America, and at 122 ...

Lake Te Anau

Lake Te Anau is in the southwestern corner of the South Island of New Zealand. The lake covers an area of 344 km 2, making it the second-largest lake by surface area in New Zealand and the largest in the South Island. It is the largest lake in Au ...

Lake Texcoco

Lake Texcoco was a natural lake within the "Anahuac" or Valley of Mexico. Lake Texcoco is best known as where the Aztecs built the city of Tenochtitlan, which was located on an island within the lake. After the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empir ...

Lake Toba

Lake Toba is a large natural lake in Sumatra, Indonesia occupying the caldera of a supervolcano. The lake is located in the middle of the northern part of the island of Sumatra, with a surface elevation of about 900 metres, the lake stretches fro ...

Lake Torrens

Lake Torrens is a large ephemeral, normally endorheic salt lake in central South Australia. After sufficiently extreme rainfall events, the lake flows out through the Pirie-Torrens corridor to the Spencer Gulf.

Lake Tuz

Lake Tuz) is the second largest lake in Turkey with its 1.665 km 2 surface area and one of the largest hypersaline lakes in the world. It is located in the Central Anatolia Region, 105 km northeast of Konya, 150 km south-southeast of Ankara and 5 ...

Lake Turgoyak

Turgoyak is a lake in Chelyabinsk Oblast, near the city of Miass, Russia. It has a surface of 2638 hectares. The water of the lake has a great transparency. The quality of the water is comparable to that of Lake Baikal. A megalithic monument is f ...

West Lake (Hanoi)

West Lake is the biggest freshwater lake of northwest center of Hanoi, Vietnam. With a shore length of 17 km and 500 hectare in area, this is the largest lake of the capital and a popular place for recreation with many surrounding gardens, hotels ...

Lake Ubinskoye

Lake Ubinskoye is a freshwater lake located in the Baraba steppe in Novosibirsk Oblast, Russia, where it is divided between Ubinsky District in the west and Kargatsky District in the east. The name of the lake derives from Siberian Tatar ubu, mea ...

Lake Whillans

Lake Whillans is a subglacial lake in Antarctica. The lake is located under the Whillans Ice Stream at the southeastern edge of the Ross Ice Shelf in the west of the continent. The lake surface is 800 m beneath the surface of the ice and the lake ...

Lake Urmia

Lake Urmia is an endorheic salt lake in Iran. The lake is located between the provinces of East Azerbaijan and West Azerbaijan in Iran, and west of the southern portion of the Caspian Sea. At its greatest extent, it was the largest lake in the Mi ...

Lake Usvyaty

Lake Usvyaty is a lake in the Usvyatsky volost of the Ussvyaty Rayon of the Pskov Oblast. It has a water surface of 6.99 km² and a total surface, including islands of 7.03 km². The maximum depth is 3.6 m, the average depth is 1.4 m. On the shore ...

Fucine Lake

The Fucine Lake was a large endorheic lake in western Abruzzo, central Italy, stretching from Avezzano in the northwest to Ortucchio in the southeast, and touching Trasacco in the southwest. Once the third largest lake in Italy, it was drained in ...

Lake Harku

Lake Harku is a 162.9 ha lake on the western border of Tallinn, Estonia. It has an average depth of 1.6 m and a maximum depth of 2.5 m.

Lake Khasan

Lake Khasan or Lake Hassan is a small lake in Khasansky District, Primorsky Krai of Russia, located southeast of Posyet Bay, on the border with North Korea and China, 130 km southwest of Vladivostok. It has a surface area of 2.23 km 2. The Tanbog ...

Hodgson Lake

Hodgson Lake is a perennially ice-covered freshwater lake, which is about 2 km long by about 1.5 km wide. It is located within the southern part of Alexander Island, west of Palmer Land in Antarctica, at approximately 72°S latitude and 68°W longi ...

Lake Cerknica

Lake Cerknica is an intermittent lake in the southern part of the Cerknica Polje, a karst polje in Inner Carniola, a region in southwestern Slovenia. The lake, oriented in the Dinaric direction from northwest to southeast, is present for the most ...

Lake Chagan

Lake Chagan, or Lake Balapan, is a lake in Kazakhstan created by the Chagan nuclear test on January 15, 1965, which was conducted as part of the Soviet Union s Nuclear Explosions for the National Economy program. A 140 kiloton device was placed i ...

Lake Chad

Lake Chad is a historically large, shallow, endorheic lake in Africa, which has varied in size over the centuries. According to the Global Resource Information Database of the United Nations Environment Programme, it shrank by as much as 95% from ...

Lake Chany

Lake Chany is one of the largest lakes in Russia. It is a shallow, hyposaline lake that has a fluctuating water level, which can change from season to season and year to year. A variety of ecosystems that surround the lake include a mixture of we ...