The 10 Largest Lakes In The World

Himanshi singh       Nov 10, 2022

#1. Caspian Sea - 371,000 Km2

         The Caspian Sea is the largest inland body of water on earth and the largest lake in the world. It borders Kazakhstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Azerbaijan, and Iran. 


#2. Lake Superior Lake - 82,100 Km2

       Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes, with an area of 82,100 km2. It sits along the border between Canada and the United States of America, 


#3. Victoria Lake - 68,870km2

       Lake Victoria is the third largest lake in the world, with an area of 68,870km2, making it the largest lake in Africa 


#4. Huron Lake - 59,570 Km

       Huron is another of the North American Great Lakes, which is located between the state of Michigan in the United States, and Ontario in Canada.  


#5. Michigan Lake - 57,757 Km2

       Lake Michigan measures roughly 57,757 km2 in surface area, and is the third largest lake in North America.  


#6. Tanganyika Lake -  32,600 Km2

       Lake Tanganyika is located on the continent of Africa, and borders the countries of Burundi, Tanzania, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo 


#7. Baikal Lake - 23,600 Km3

     Lake Baikal is located in a mountainous area of Russia, north of the Mongolian border. It has an area of 31,500 km2. It is also the deepest lake at 1637 meters,  


#8. Great Bear Lake - 31,000 Km2

Great Bear Lake has an area of 31,000 km2, and is the largest lake entirely in Canada. It can be found in the Boreal forests of Canada's Northwest Territories  


#9. Malawi Lake - 29,500 Km2

Lake Malawi has a surface area of 29,500 km2. The lake borders three different countries in south east africa, namely malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania. 


#10. Great Slave Lake - 27,000 Km2

Great Slave Lake is actually the deepest lake in North America with an average depth of 41 meters, but a maximum depth of 614 meters. In terms of surface area, it is the tenth largest in the world, at 27,000 km2. 


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