The most beautiful glacial lakes
A glacier lake is a lake that occupies a depression as a result of erosion caused by a glacier.
Lac de Nino (France)
Goose Lake (United States)
Goose Lake you see an American alkaline glacial lake that is located in the Goose Lake Valley on the border between the states of Oregon and California.
Chandra Taal (India)
White Abudelauri Lake (Georgia)
White Abudelauri Lake is a glacier lake located in the Dusheti Municipality, in the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region in eastern Georgia. It is located next to the Esta at an altitude of 2812 m, with volume 45 500 cubic meters. It is covered with ice more than six months per year.
Tsomgo Lake (India)
Lake Tsomgo (also called Lake Changu) is an extensive lake in the Indian Himalayas, located in the east of the state of Sikkim.
Kochel Lake (Germany)
Loch Na Fooey (Ireland)
Malham Tarn (England)
Malham Tarn is a tarn or small glacial lake located near Malham in the Yorkshire Dales. It is a conservation area, thanks to its geology, flora and fauna.
Suraj Tal (India)
Lake Plav (Montenegro)
Biograd Lake (Montenegro)
Lake Biograd (Motenegrino Biogradsko jezero) is a lake that is located in the Kolašin region in northern Montenegro. The origin of the lake is glacial, it is located at the foot of a mountain inside the Biogradska Gora National Park.
Lake Ohau (New Zealand)
Jökulsárlón is the largest and best known glacier lake in Iceland. It is located at the southern end of the Vatnajökull glacier, between Skaftafell National Park and the city of Höfn. It first appeared in 1934-1935 and in 1975 it went from 7.9 km² to the current 18 km², due to the accelerated melting of Icelandic glaciers. It has a maximum depth of approximately 200 m, which probably makes it the second deepest lake in Iceland.
Černé Lake (Czech Republic)
Lake Černé is a lake in the Bohemian Forest. It is the largest and deepest natural lake in the Czech Republic. It is located about 6 km northwest of Železná Ruda under a 300-meter high cliff above the Jezerní hora (1,343 m). It is of glacial origin, a product of the last glacial period
Holy Lake (Italy)
Lac des Corbeaux (France)
Lac de Capitellu (France)
Rila Lakes (Bulgaria)
Lake of Retournemer (France)
Lake Retournemer is located in the department of the Vosges, in the commune of Xonrupt-Longemer. It is a lake of glacial origin and is crossed by the Vologne river.
Lake Gaube (France)
Lake Gaube is located in the center of the Pyrenees mountain range, in the department of the High Pyrenees of France. It is located at an altitude of 1,800 meters, in the Cauterets valley and within the Pyrenees National Park. Next to the lake, which is of glacial origin, there is a small hotel-restaurant from which you can see a view of the lake with the Vignemale peak in the background.
Bow Lake (Canada)
Bow Lake is a small lake west of the Canadian province of Alberta. It is located within the Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies.
Lake Memphremagog (Canada)
Banderishki Lakes (Bulgaria)
Štrbské pleso (Slovakia)
Štrbské pleso is a mountain glacier lake in the High Tatras in the Tatra National Park, specifically in the village of Štrbské Pleso, which derives its name from the lake.
Lake Itasca (United States)
Lake Itasca is a small glacial lake in the United States, approximately 4.7 km² in area, located in the northwest of the state of Minnesota and officially considered the birthplace of the Mississippi River. The lake is located southeast of Clearwater County, inside Itasca State Park. It has an average depth of between 6 and 11 m and is located 450 m above sea level.
Crater Lake (United States)
Crater Lake is a crater lake located in the state of Oregon, United States, which is part of the Cascade Range. It is the main geographical accident of the Crater Lake national park and famous for its intense blue color and the transparency of its waters, being also the deepest lake in the country. The lake partially fills a volcanic caldera about 1,220 meters deep that was formed about 6,850 years ago by the sinking of the Mazama volcano.
Lake Edna (United States)
Hector Lake (Canada)
Peyto Lake (Canada)
Lake Peyto is a lake of glacial origin located in Banff National Park, one of the Canadian Rocky Mountain National Park, in the province of Alberta, Canada. Peyto Lake, in an incomparable place, is located at an altitude above sea level of about 1880 meters. It has a length of 2.8 km. and a width of approximately 800 meters, with a total area of 5.3 km². The viewpoint is easily accessible on the lake from the "Icefields Parkway", Highway 93, the so-called "Ice Fields Road", such as Columbia. Next to the viewpoint there is a parking lot where vehicles can be parked.
Ägeri Lake (Switzerland)
Ägeri Lake is a glacier lake in the canton of Zug, in Switzerland. The two municipalities on its banks are Oberägeri and Unterägeri. The main tributary is the Hüribach, the Lorze river drains to the Ägerisee. Since 1992 the lake has been used as a reservoir or reservoir of water.
Lake Minnewanka (Canada)
Lake Minnewanka (in Siux: "Water of the Spirits") is a glacier lake located in the eastern part of Banff National Park in the province of Alberta, Canada, about five kilometers (3.1 miles) northeast of the town of Banff The lake is 28 km (17 miles) long and 142 m (466 feet) deep, making it the longest lake in the Canadian Rocky Mountain mountain parks (the result of an energy dam in the west end).
Sunfish Pond (United States)
Sunfish Lagoon is a small 18-hectare glacier lake surrounded by 104-hectare wood forests located in the Kittatinny Mountain Range within the Worthington State Forest, adjacent to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area in Warren County (New Sweater). The Appalachian Trail borders the west and north banks of the lagoon. It was created by the Wisconsin glaciation during the last ice age. The lagoon was declared a National Natural Monument in January 1970.
Lake of Engolasters (Andorra)
Engolasters Lake is a lake in the parish of Encamp in the European country of Andorra, it has an altitude of 1,616 m (5,302 feet). formed in a glacial depression. It is located near Andorra la Vieja, the capital of Andorra. The water of the lake is a deep blue and is drained by a basin formed by the mountains of the Pyrenees, which are covered with snow. The valley formed by the rivers that drain the basin offers a wonderful view, with green meadows and rich pine forests near the periphery of the lake. The lake's water source is from the Valira del Este and Madriu rivers.
Lake Louise (Canada)
Lake Louise is a lake in Alberta, Canada. It is a glacier lake located just 5 km from the homonymous town and the Trans-Canadian Highway (in this section also known as the Ice Fields Road), in Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
Lake Baron (United States)
Lake Bled (Slovenia)
Lake Bled is a glacial lake in the Julian Alps, located northwest of Slovenia. It is located in the city of Bled.
Pirihueico Lake (Chile)
Lake Pirihueico or Pirehueico is a lake of glacial origin in Chile, 1 to 68 km southeast of the city of Panguipulli, in the province of Valdivia in the Ríos region. It has an area of 30.45 km², a maximum depth of 145 m and is located at an altitude of 586 m. The lake is one of the members of the group known as the Seven Lakes and is enclosed between the mountains of the Andes, in a geological fault that includes the Panguipulli and Lácar lakes, the latter already in Argentina. The lake drains through the Fui River, which - after coming together with the small Neltume River, a source of Neltume Lake - is called the Llanquihue River and ends up draining at the southeast end of Panguipulli Lake, one of the lakes in the upper basin of the Valdivia river.
Huechulafquen Lake (Argentina)
Huechulafquen is a lake located in the Huiliches department of the province of Neuquén, Argentina. It is part of an important lake system along with the Paimún and Epulafquen lakes. Its depth is estimated between 500 and 800 meters. The average rainfall reaches 900 mm per year, with a marked increase in its western part.
Gutierrez Lake (Argentina)
Lake Gutierrez is a lake of glacial origin located in the Province of Río Negro, Argentina, in the Department of Bariloche.
Lácar Lake (Argentina)
Lake Lácar is a lake of glacial origin on the Pacific slope of Argentina, which is located in the department Lácar of the province of Neuquén and is part of the upper basin of the Chilean river Valdivia.
Gray Lake (Chile)
Gray Lake, also called Gray Lake, is a body of water of glacial origin located in the western part of Torres del Paine National Park, in the Province of Ultima Esperanza, XII Region of Magallanes and the Chilean Antarctic, in the macro- Patagonia region of Chile.
Mirror Lake (Argentina)
Lake Espejo is a lake of glacial tectonic origin located in the Los Lagos department of the province of Neuquén, Argentina. It is close to the town of Villa La Angostura and is part of the Seven Lakes Road. Its name is because its calm and clean waters reflect the landscapes of its banks like a mirror. It is fed by the melting water of the surrounding mountains through several streams that flow into it.
Viedma Lake (Argentina)
Lake Viedma, approximately 80 km in length, and an average width of 15 km in the southwest corner of Argentina; It is the longest of the Argentine lakes formed by glacial abrasion. The extension of its water mirror varies between 1088 to 1600 km² of surface.
Nahuel Huapi Lake (Argentina)
The Nahuel Huapi is a lake of glacial origin of the Argentine Patagonia. It is shared by the Argentine provinces of Neuquén (80%) and Río Negro (20%), and mostly surrounded by the homonymous national park. Its intense blue color, its islands, and the surrounding landscape, make it one of the most attractive places in southern Argentina and a magnet for national and international tourism, thus cementing a strong population growth of its riverside cities, which It has created some problems of contamination of its waters.
Argentino Lake (Argentina)
Lake Argentino is the largest and southernmost of the great Patagonian lakes in Argentina. It is located in the southwest sector of the province of Santa Cruz. Its western arms are located within the Los Glaciares National Park; they drain several glaciers, among which the Perito Moreno and the Upsala Glacier stand out. On the southern shore of the lake is the city of El Calafate, the most common tourist base for exploring the region.
Sanabria Lake (Spain)
Sanabria Lake is the largest natural lake system in Spain. It is located in the northwest of the Iberian Peninsula, in the province of Zamora, very close to its limit with the neighboring country of Portugal and the Spanish provinces of León and Orense.