Top 10 Largest Lakes in the World

Wednesday, August 31st 2011. | Largest


Lake could be formed due to the flow of rivers, glaciers, or also because of the springs in the area. And usually, lake is containing with fresh water. Below are the top 10 largest lakes in the world.

10.Nyasa

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Nyasa


Location: Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
Area (km2): 30,044
Length (km): 579
Maximum depths (m): 706.

9. Great Bear

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Great Bear


Location: Canada
Area (km2): 31,080
Length (km): 373
Maximum depth (m): 82

8. Baikal

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Baikal


Location: Russia
Area (km2): 31,500
Length (km): 636
Maximum depth (m): 1741

Lake Baikal or also known as Blue Eye of Siberia and the Holy Sea is the deepest and oldest lake in the world and the most (in content) bargaining water on Earth. This lake contains more than 20% of the world’s fresh water and more than 90% of freshwater Russia.

7. Tanganyika

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Location: Tanzania, Republic of Congo
Area (km2): 32,893
Length (km): 676
Maximum depth (m): 1435

This lake is the largest and deepest canyon lake in deepest Africa or number two in the world and save the largest freshwater reserves in the Western Rift in the Great Rift Valley and is in the area of four countries, namely Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania and Zambia,

6. Aral

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Aral


Location: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan
Area (km2): 59,596
Length (km): 397
Maximum depth (m): 229

This lake is located in Central Asia are in northern Kazakhstan and in the south of Uzbekistan.

5. Michigan

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Michigan


Location: United States
Area (km2): 58,016
Length (km): 517
Maximum depths (m): 281

Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes in North America that restrict U.S. states: Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan. Chicago is the largest city on Lake Michigan.

4. Huron

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Huron


Location: United States, Canada
Area (km2): 59,596
Length (km): 397
Maximum depths (m): 229

Lake Huron is one of the five Great Lakes in United States. Is that all three of the estuary. Such as Lake Ontario, Lake Erie, and Lake Superior, the lake is also shared between the United States and Canada

3. Victoria
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Location: Tanzania, Uganda
Area (km2): 69,485
Length (km): 322
Maximum depths (m): 82

Lake Victoria or Victoria Nyanza (also known as Ukerewe) is the largest lake in Africa, the world’s largest tropical lake, and the second largest freshwater lake in surface area of the world after Lake Superior. The lake is located in the highlands in the western Great Rift Valley of Africa and regulated by Tanzania, Uganda, and Kenya.

2. Superior Lake

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Superior Lake


Location: United States, Canada
Area (km2): 82,414
Length (km): 616
Maximum depths (m): 406

Lake Superior is the largest North American Great Lakes that restrict Ontario in Canada, and Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan in the United States. He is the largest freshwater lake in the world in surface area.

1. Caspian Sea

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Caspian Sea


Location: Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran
Area (km2): 394 299
Length (miles): 1199
Maximum depth (m): 946

Caspian Sea or Mazandaran Sea is a landlocked sea between Asia, Azerbaijan, Iran (province of Guilan, Mazandaran and Golestan), Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan, and Europe (Russia), Dagestan, Kalmykia and the Astrakhan Oblast. This is the largest inland of water, with a surface area of 371,000 kmТВ, and therefore has the characteristics possessed by the sea and lakes. He is often ranked as the world’s largest lake, though he did not




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