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Lakes

A database referring to large standing bodies of fresh water in a basin. A lake is apart from rivers or streams that serve to fill or drain the lake.

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Lakes

Big Bear Lake

Water bodies; Lakes

Big Bear Lake is a reservoir in the San Bernardino Mountains, in San Bernardino County, California, United States. At a surface elevation of 6,750 ft (2,060 m), it has an east-west length of ...

Lake Nyasa

Water bodies; Lakes

An African Great Lake and the southernmost lake in the Great Rift Valley system of East Africa. This lake,('''the third largest in Africa and the eighth largest lake in the world,''') is located ...

Lake Skadar

Water bodies; Lakes

Lake Skadar, also called Lake Scutari and Lake Shkodër is a lake on the border of Montenegro with Albania, the largest lake in the Balkan Peninsula. It is named after the city of Shkodra in northern ...

Lake Malawi

Water bodies; Lakes

An African Great Lake and the southernmost lake in the Great Rift Valley system of East Africa. This lake, ('''the third largest in Africa and the eighth largest lake in the world,''') is located ...

Lake

Water bodies; Lakes

A body of relatively still fresh or salt water of considerable size, localised in a basin that is surrounded by land. Lakes are inland and not part of the ocean, and are larger and deeper than ...

Aral Sea

Water bodies; Lakes

A saline endorheic basin in Central Asia; it lies between Kazakhstan (Aktobe and Kyzylorda provinces) in the north and Karakalpakstan, an autonomous region of Uzbekistan, in the south. The name ...

Lake Victoria

Water bodies; Lakes

The largest lake in Africa and chief reservoir of the Nile, lying mainly in Tanzania and Uganda but bordering on Kenya. Among the freshwater lakes of the world it is exceeded in size only by Lake ...

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