Top 10 Largest Lake in the world

Top 10 Largest Lake in the world

1.  Lake Baikal (Russia)

 The lake is located in the Republic of Bryotia (in the Russian province of Irkutsk).


Lake Baikal holds two impressive records: it is the largest lake in the world, has the largest body of water, and is the deepest lake in the world.  On average, the lake supplies 20% of the world's pure water.


This depth is 1641 meters or 5315 feet.  Its area is 31,494 sq km.  And its volume is 22,995 CU km.


2.  Lough Neagh (Ireland)

Lagh Negh is a freshwater lake in Northern Ireland.  It is the largest lake in the British Isles and one of the 40 largest lakes in Europe.  It covers an area of ​​361.84 square kilometers, which is approximately 146.39 square miles.


 3.  Caspian Sea (Russia and Iran)

The lake is named after the Caspian Sea, who lived in the Transcocci era.  It is a marine lake in Central Asia.  The lake lies between both Russia and Iran.  We have all heard of the Caspian Sea, but many may not know that it is not the sea at all.  In fact it is a marine lake.

It is the first largest and third deepest lake in the world in terms of area and depth. Its depth is 1,025 meters or 3,363 feet.  It has a surface area of ​​3,81,000 sq km and a volume of 6,200 CU km.


 4.  Lake Tanganyika (Africa)

Tanganyika is a freshwater lake in Africa.  According to estimates, this lake is the second deepest lake in the world.  Moreover, it is the fifth largest lake in the world in terms of volume.  This lake forms a border between Tanzania and Congo.  It divides East and West Africa.

 The lake has a surface depth of 1,461 m (4,625 ft), a surface width of 32,693 sq km (12,600 sq mi) and an area of ​​16,600 sq km.  (4,280 CU MI)


 5.  Lake Superior (North America)

Superior Lake is the largest of the five great lakes.  To the south, it is surrounded by Michigan and Wisconsin, and to the north, it is surrounded by the provinces of Minnesota and Ontario, Canada.

In terms of surface area, the lake is considered to be one of the largest freshwater lakes in the world.  Its area is 12,100 cubic kilometers, which is about 2,903 cubic miles.


6. Loch Lomond (Scotland)

This freshwater lake is in the highlands and the largest of all Scottish lakes.  Inchimurrin, the largest freshwater island in the British Isles, is home to this lake.

For the people of Scotland, especially from Glasgow this is a pure leisure destination.  Covers an area of ​​61.12 sq km (26.48 sq miles).


7. Lake Victoria (Africa)

Lake Victoria is the largest reservoir fed by the Nile River.  Victoria is one of the most famous lakes in Africa.  Lake Victoria is also known as Nieza, Sango, Loui, Naluabalayi.  The lake is mainly in Uganda and Tanzania, but a small part of it is in Kenya.  Lake Victoria covers an area of ​​69,465 square kilometers (26,626 square miles). There are more than 200 species of fish in Lake Victoria, of which tilapia is the most important from an economic point of view.


 8.  Loch Ness (Scotland)

The lake is the largest supplier of pure water in Great Britain and has more fresh water than all the lakes combined in England and Wales.  At some points even deeper than the BT Tower in London.  It is 230 meters deep (755 feet).  It is the second-deepest lake in Great Britain.

The surface area of ​​this lake is about 56.64 square kilometers (21.87 square miles).  Like many other lakes in Scotland, Loch Ness is thought to contain some aquatic monsters.


 9.  Great Slave Lake (Canada)

Great Canada's second largest freshwater lake, after Great Bear Lake.  It is located in the north-western terrain.  The depth of the lake is 614 meters (approximately 2,015 feet).  It is the deepest lake in North America and one of the top 10 deepest lakes in the world.

 The lake is named after the Slavic people who are an American Indian group in the region.  The lake has a small fishing industry including trout and whalefish and many small islands in between.



 10.  Lake Malawi (Africa)

Known as Lake Malawi, this lake is located in Nice East Africa.  It is the third largest of the African Great Lakes (named East African Rift Valley Lake).  The lake has an area of ​​6,400 cubic kilometers (approximately 2,015 cubic miles).


The lake was named in 1818 by a Portuguese man named Caspar Bosicoro.  David Livingstone was the first person to reach the lake from the south in 1859 through a British explorer.

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