The 10 most impressive and largest lakes in the world

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The 10 most impressive and largest lakes in the world
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TOP 10:

Tanganika Lake in Africa with 32,900 square km.

Tanganika Lake in Africa with 32,900 square km.
It is an African lake that spans several countries such as Congo, Zambia, Burkina Faso and Tanzania. It is a lake that communicates practically all of central Africa through its rivers and tributaries. In this lake there are really deep areas and rivers like the Ruzizi that cross it, as well as the Kivu or the Malagarasi, one of the largest on the continent. In this river, the main activity is fishing, with more than 30,000 people directly related to this sector. The Port of Kigoma, in Tanzania, is the most important of the coast of this lake.

TOP 9:

Great Slave Lake in North America with 28,568 square km.

Great Slave Lake in North America with 28,568 square km.
The Great Slave Lake is the second largest lake in the province of the Northwest Territories in Canada. It has a depth of 614 meters which makes it the deepest lake in North America. The lake was named after the enslavement of the North American Indians.


TOP 8:

Lake Malawi in Africa with 30,044 square km.

Lake Malawi in Africa with 30,044 square km.
Its coasts belong to the territory of three African countries Mozambique, Malawi and Tanzania. For centuries, European scouts speculated about the existence of a large lake in Central Africa. Travelers from the 17th and 18th centuries back from Africa offered descriptions of a lake they had heard about without ever seeing it. Only David Livingstone was the one who could reach him. This lake has an incredible variety of tropical freshwater fish. There are 550 species of cichlids that live alone in Lake Malawi.

TOP 7:

Caspian Sea Lake in Asia with 371,000 square km.

Caspian Sea Lake in Asia with 371,000 square km.
Caspian Sea (formerly Caspium Mare or Hyrcanium Mare), is a salt water lake in southwest Asia. It is the largest mass of inland waters worldwide. The Caspian Sea is surrounded to the west by Azerbaijan and Russia, to the northeast and east by Kazakhstan, to the east by Turkmenistan and to the south by Iran. The approximate area is 371,000 km2. The Caspian coast is irregular, with large gulfs to the east, among which is Krasnovodsk and Kara-Bogaz-Gol (Garabogazköl Aylagy), of very low depth, which serves as an evaporation basin and is the place where Find an important chemical plant that extracts salts.

TOP 6:

Lake Victoria in Africa with 68,800 square km.

Lake Victoria in Africa with 68,800 square km.
Lake Victoria is the largest in Africa. Its depth is more than 70 meters at some points, and it has more than a thousand islands in its extension. It is a lake that has important cities on its banks, such as Kisumu in Kenya, Mwanza in Tanzania and Kampala in Uganda. This Lake has the distinction of being the largest on the continent, and one of the largest in the world. In the main cities, mentioned above, we find passenger ports and fishing ports. The Nile perch and its fishing are its main forms of life, income, as well as tourism, which stands out in recent times.


TOP 5:

Lake Huron in North America with 59,600 square km.

Lake Huron in North America with 59,600 square km.
Lake Huron (in English Lake Huron) is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. It borders to the east with Ontàrio (Canada) and to the west with Michigan (United States). It is the second largest, of the Great Lakes, and the third largest freshwater lake in the world.

TOP 4:

Lake Michigan in North America with 57,800 square km.

Lake Michigan in North America with 57,800 square km.
Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America. It is surrounded by the states of Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan, which is named after the lake. He is the only one of the Great Lakes that is completely within the United States since the others are shared with Canada. It is the largest lake belonging to a single country and the fifth largest lake in the world. It reaches a depth of 281 meters. About 12 million people live on its shores, including the inhabitants of the great city of Chicago on its shores.

TOP 3:

Lake Baikal in Asia with 30,500 square km.

Lake Baikal in Asia with 30,500 square km.
Lake Baikal is the largest of the freshwater lakes in Asia and the deepest in the world. It contains 23,600 km³ of water, equivalent to 20% of the fresh water of the entire planet (more than all the Great Lakes of North America together). It is in Russian Siberia. Its waters are so clean and clear that they allow to see the fish that inhabit it to a depth of about forty meters. Traditions say that if a rower loses his watch on the lake, he can still see the time looking back. There inhabits the only species of freshwater seal that exists in the world (nerpa).


TOP 2:

Lake Superior in North America with 82,100 square km.

Lake Superior in North America with 82,100 square km.
It is the largest lake in the five Great Lakes of North America. The lake is located on the border with the Canadian provinces of Ontario and the states of Wisconsin and Michigan in the United States. It is the largest freshwater lake in the world. The lake area is 82,413 km2. The maximum depth is 406 meters.

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The Great Bear Lake in North America with 31,328 square km.

The Great Bear Lake in North America with 31,328 square km.
It is the largest lake belonging only to Canada. While Lake Superior and Lake Huron are more extensive, they are shared with the United States. The Great Bear Lake is the third largest lake in North America and the seventh in the world. Nearby there are many national parks and forests.