Sabtu, 28 November 2015

Top 12 the Largest Lakes in the World


I want to live on earth as in heaven. I know you want to live on earth as in heaven too. Together we want to live on earth as in heaven. 

If all human beings want to live on earth as in heaven, then evil will wane quickly. And that's when peace exists among human beings on earth.

Matthew {6:10} Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as [it is] in heaven.

I am happy. You are happy. All humans will be happy. :) 

Detailed knowledge of this time summarizes the largest lakes in the world. The lake is a certain amount of water (fresh or salt) that accumulates in a fairly wide area that could occur due to the melting of glaciers, river flow, or because of the springs. Usually, the lake can be used as a means of recreation and sports. 

Top 10 Largest Lakes In The World 2015 [HD].

Here is a list of top 12 largest lakes in the world based on the breadth as well as depth and location of these lakes.
  1. The Caspian Sea, Azerbaijan-Russia-Kazakhstan-Turkmenistan-Iran (salt water). 371,000 km2 (143,000 sq mi)
The lake is called sea because the size is very wide and contains salt water. Geographically, stretched over an area of 143,000 square miles, or 394 299 km2, the Caspian Sea deserves to be ranked first the largest lake in the world. The Caspian Sea is surrounded by five countries including Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turkmenistan. Volga River, the longest river in Europe, is the largest water contributor to the lake.

  1. Lake Superior, U.S.-Canada. 82,414 km2 (31,820 sq mi)
Lake Superior is the largest lake of North America and is the largest lake in the world. Lake Superior has a surface area of 82,414 km² (31,820 square miles), bigger than the Czech Republic. Moreover, this lake also has a maximum length of 350 miles (563 km) and a maximum width of 160 miles (257 km). The average depth is 489 feet (149 m) with a maximum depth of 1,333 feet (406 m).

  1. Lake Victoria, Tanzania-Uganda. 69,485 km2 (26,828 sq mi)
Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa, the largest tropical lake in the world and the second largest freshwater lake of the world where has an area of 69.485 km2. The lake has located the highlands in the western Great Rift Valley of Africa and between three countries, namely Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania. There are about 3,000 islands in the lake were mostly uninhabited and just for the tourist destination.

  1. Lake Huron, U.S.-Canada. 59,600 km2 (23,000 sq mi)
The lake is owned by the United States and Canada is one of five largest lakes in America and the fourth largest lake in the world. Has an area of more than 23,000 square miles and be a path route of freighters of iron ore, like Lake Superior. Lake Huron obtains the water from the River St. Mary, and a little from Lake Michigan through the Straits of Mackinac. In the northern part of Huron, there is Manitoulin Island, the largest island in the world.

  1. Lake Michigan, U.S. 58,000 km2 (22,000 sq mi)
Lake Michigan is the third largest lake of the great lakes of America and the only one located just the US. Has a surface area of 58,000 km2 (22,000 sq mi). Lake Michigan is the 5th largest lake in the world bounded by US states: Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan. The largest city on Lake Michigan is Chicago.

  1. Lake Tanganyika, Tanzania-Congo. 32,893 km2 (12,700 sq mi)
This freshwater lake is the longest lake in the world with over 2000 species of plants and animals, a width of only 45 miles and length reaches 418 miles from north to south. Stretches starting from Burundi passes Tanzania and Congo and ended at Zambia with a surface area reaches 12,700 square miles. The lake was formed about 12 million years ago along with the Great Rift valleys.

  1. Lake Baikal, Russia. 31,500 km2 (12,200 sq mi)
The seventh largest lake in the world and deepest lake in Africa, located in the Western Rift in the Great Rift Valley containing approximately more than 20% freshwater of the world and more than 90% freshwater of Russia. This lake is home to seals Baikal the only one of freshwater seals in the world. Lake Baikal was formed about 20-25 million years ago.

  1. Great Bear Lake, Canada. 31,080 km2 (12,000 sq mi)
Great Bear Lake is the largest lake in Canada, the third largest lake in North America, and the eighth in the world. It has the surface area of about 12,000 square miles consisting of very cold ice and water. The lake is located in the eastern part of Alaska, Canada. Arctic Circle through the northern part of the lake with irregular shape, it all becomes ice for about 4 months in a year.

  1. Lake Malawi, Malawi-Mozambique-Tanzania. 30.044 km2 (11,600 sq mi)
Lake Malawi (also known as Lake Nyasa in most countries, or Lake Nyassa, Lake Niassa, or Lago Niassa in Mozambique), is the African Great Lakes and the lakes in the Great Rift Valley of East Africa has an area 30.044 km2. This lake is the third largest lake in Africa and the ninth largest lake in the world located between Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. This lake is also the second deepest lake in Africa.

  1. Great Slave Lake, Canada. 28,930 km2 (11,170 sq mi)
Located in southwestern Canada, this lake is the deepest lake in North America with a depth of about 2,000 feet. Surface area reaches 11,170 square miles and gets frozen almost all year round. On the north side of the lake, there is Yellowknife city with a population of about 20,000 inhabitants. Most of the area is filled by the miners were initially looking for gold and diamonds. Great Slave Lake is a paradise for houseboats or floating homes and also the filming location of survival Animal Planet series called "Ice Lake Rebels".

  1. Lake Erie, U.S.-Canada. 25,719 km2 (9,930 sq mi)
American's fourth largest lake and one of the largest in the world with an area of 9,930 square miles (25,719 km²), which has a length of 388 km, and a width of 91 km, with its main port in Cleveland, Ohio, and Buffalo, New York. Lake Erie is the arena of crucial naval battle during the Anglo-American war of 1812.

  1. Lake Winnipeg, Canada. 23,553 km2 (9,094 sq mi)
The lake is located in south-central Manitoba, Canada, on the western edge of the Canadian Shield, Eastern Canada region. Flowed by many rivers including Saskatchewan, Red, and Winnipeg. This lake flows downstream to the northeast by the Nelson River to Hudson Bay. Lake Winnipeg has an area of 9.094 square miles (23,553 km2) and one of the largest freshwater lakes in Canada.

From the data mentioned above, it can be concluded that the largest lake in the world on average are located on the North American continent in the United States and Canada. That’s top 12 the largest lakes in the world from several sources. 

Please, follow me on TwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedIn, and Facebook.

If you want to get high-quality articles then please do not hesitate to contact me at

Related articles:

I hope this article is useful to all of us.
Thank you.

P.S. Like this article? If you like, please send and distribute it to your network. Share it to Google+, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter by pressing the button below (G+1, p, f, t).

Tidak ada komentar:

Posting Komentar

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...