Posted on: July 6, 2020 Posted by: alt Comments: 0

Most of the world’s great lakes are located in areas that were once covered by glaciers. Many of the world’s great lakes have been created by glacial erosion and will, unfortunately, eventually disappear. Here are various interesting facts about lakes that deserve all your attention on this list due to their special features.
In Minnesota, USA, glaciers have created 11,000 lakes.
On the shores of the Caspian Sea are the states of Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan. The next Russian administrative units are on the shores of the Caspian Sea: the republics of Dagestan and Kalmykia, and the Astrakhan region.
The deepest lakes in the world are often the result of irregularities in the earth’s crust. Examples of this are Lake Baikal in Siberia and Lake Tanganyika in East Africa.
Pink Lake Hillier, Australia. This lake is located near the ocean, and is surrounded by a dense forest of eucalyptus. Just like other salty pink lakes, it got its color thanks to algae and bacteria. This lake retains the same color throughout the year.
The oldest lake in the world is Lake Baikal, it is over two million years old.
Upper Lake Superior in North America is the largest freshwater lake on Earth. It covers an area of ​​82,400 square kilometers. The maximum length is 563 km, and the maximum width is 257 km, the average depth is 147 m (maximum depth 406 m), and the total length of the coast (with islands) is 4,387 km. There are numerous islands on the lake, the largest of which are Isle, Apostle and Slate.
Crater Lake is located on top of Mount Mazuma in Oregon, USA. It is famous for its dark blue color and crystal clear water. The lake largely fills the caldera formed 7700 years ago in a strong volcanic eruption that collapsed the top of Mount Mazuma.

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