Lakes in the world 2016 in Asia Africa America River By Volume

Lakes in the world 2015

Largest Lakes List in the World Important Lakes in the world 2016 in Asia Africa America, deepest lakes in the world, highest lakes in the world, top ten most beautiful lakes in the world such as Lake Great Bear, Lake Eyre, Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela, Lake Titicaca, located at the boundary of Bolivia and Peru
Lakes in the world 2015 in Asia Africa America Are

Lake Baikal (Russia) is the deepest lake of the world.One of the biggest and most ancient lakes of world is situated nearly in the center of Asia in a huge stone bowl set 445 m above sea level. Everyone who has been to its shores is impressed and charmed by the grandeur, size, and unusual might of this Siberian miracle of nature. Other important lakes in Russia are Lake Onega and Lake Ladoga.

  1. :Lake Eyre is a important lake of Australia.
  2. :Lake Onakal (Uganda) and Lake Aswan (Egypt) are man made lakes.
  3. :Lake Tso Sekuru located on the Tibetan Plateau is the highest lake of the world.
  4. :Lake Titicaca, located at the boundary of Bolivia and Peru is the highest navigable lake of the world.
  5. :The highest lake in India is Devtal, located at a height of 17,745 ft in the Garhwal Himalayas.
  6. :Dead Sea is the lowest lake of the world, its base is located 2500 ft below the sea level.
  7. :Lake Van (Turkey) is the most saline lake of the world, with salinity of330%. It is followed by Dead Sea (238%) Jordan, and Great Salt Lake (220% salinity) USA.
  8. :Caspian Sea is the largest lake of the world. It is a salt water lake. Ural and Volga rivers drain into it from the north, therefore its northern part is less saline.
  9. :Lake Victoria, forms the border between Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya.
  10. :Lake Nyasa or Lake. Malawi forms the border of Tanzania, Malawi and Mozambique.
  11. :Lake Tanganyika forms the border of Zaire. Tanzania and Zambia.
  12. :Lake Superior is the largest fresh water lake of the world.
  13. :The nuclear test range of China is located near the lake Lop Nor.
  14. :Lake Chad forms the border of Chad, Niger, Nigeria, Camroon.
  15. :Lake Great Bear it is famous as Port Radium.
  16. :Lake Athabasca famous as Uranium City.
  17. :LakeVolta in Ghana is a largest man made lake.
:Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela is famous for oil reserves.

Wular Lake:

Wular Lake is one of the largest fresh water lakes in Asia and the largest in India, is located in Jammu and Kashmir. It is measures 24 kms across and surrounded by towering mountains, The green water of the Wular Lake is an important natural habitat for fish, a rich population of birds and wildlife. Thousands of people living on its shores and elsewhere in the Kashmir valley depend on Wular Lake for fishing to earn their livelihood.

Dal Lake:

The Kashmir valley is blessed with exotic natural beauty of landscape and water bodies, out of them one of the best is Dal Lake. Dal Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes of India and is the second largest in the J&K valley. This is one of the most famous lakes in India and an icon of the Kashmir tourism industry. Apart from the natural beauty, Dal Lake attractions are The floating gardens, colorful shikaras and houseboats. The east of Dal Lake was the residence of goddess Maa Durga.

 The Dal lake is situated in the beautiful city of Srinaga,Some of the most famous mosques are also located in Srinagar city to visit.

Loktak Lake:

Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake in northeastern India, located in Manipur. It is also called the only floating lake in the world due to the floating phumdis. This ancient lake plays an important role in the economy of Manipur. It serves as a source of water for hydro power generation, irrigation drinking water supply and wildlife. The Keibul Lamjao National Park, which is the last natural refuge of the endangered sangai now found only in manipur.

Chilka Lake:

Chilka Lake is the brackish water lake and is the largest coastal lake in India. The Chilka Lake in situated in Orissa and is Asia’s largest inland salt-water lagoon. Brackish water is water that has more salinity than fresh water, but not as much as seawater. Chilika Lake, popularly known as Chilka, is the queen of natural scenery in the tribal state Orissa, also known as the Swiss-lake in the continent. Attraction of chilika lake are fishing boats, migratory birds and an entertaining baba. The beautiful chilka lake is paradise for the migratory birds.

Pulicat lake:

It is a saline backwater lake lying along the Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh coast; part extending to Chengalpattu district of Tamil Nadu. It has an area of 481 sq.KM and it is the 2nd largest brackish water lagoon in India after Chilka lake in Orissa.