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10 of the World's Largest Lake

aftar 10 World's Largest Lake, Lake itself is a large basin in the earth's surface which contains a number of water (can be fresh water or salt water) surrounded by a mainland.
Lakes around the world mostly containing fresh water than salt water. The lake can be formed due to the flow of rivers, glaciers or also because of the springs in the area.

1. Caspian Sea


Location: Azerbaijan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran
Area (km ²): 394 299
Length (km): 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 Astrakhan Oblast. He is the largest inland body of water, with a surface area of ​​371,000 km ², and therefore has the characteristics possessed by the sea and lakes. He is often ranked as the world's largest lake, though it does not contain salt water but fresh water.


2. Superior


Location: United States, Canada
Area (km ²): 82 414
Length (km): 616
Maximum depth (m): 406




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

3. Victoria


Location: Tanzania, Uganda
Area (km ²): 69 485
Length (km): 322
Maximum depth (m): 82




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

4. Huron


Location: United States, Canada
Area (km ²): 59 596
Length (km): 397
Maximum depth (m): 229




Salsh Lake Huron is one of the five Great Lakes United. 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


5. Michigan

Location: United States
Area (km ²): 58 016
Length (km): 517
Maximum depth (m): 281




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



6. Hindrance


Location: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan
Area (km ²): 59 596
Length (km): 397
Maximum depth (m): 229





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

7. Tanganyika


Location: Tanzania, Republic of Congo
Area (km ²): 32 893
Length (km): 676
Maximum depth (m): 1435





This lake is the largest and deepest canyon lake in deepest Africa or number 2 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, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania and Zambia,

8. Baikal


Location: Russia
Area (km ²): 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.

9. Great Bear


Location: Canada
Area (km ²): 31 080
Length (km): 373
Maximum depth (m): 82





10.Nyasa


Location: Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania
Area (km ²): 30 044
Length (km): 579
Maximum depth (m): 706.


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