Consists of 2 parallel bridges: the longest bridges in the world by total length (longest of the two is 23.87 miles)
Tanzania / the D. R. of the Congo / Burundi / Zambia. Worlds 2nd oldest lake. The majority of the lake is shared by Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo
The eighth largest lake in the world
The only freshwater lake in the world inhabited by sharks
Largest lake in Argentina
Reservoir created by the Aswan High Dam
The U.S.A. / Canada. Largest lake in North America
The only one of the North American Great Lakes completely in the U.S.A.
Largest salt lake in the Western Hemisphere
Washington - Opened in 1916 (8 miles long)
1 to 2 native speakers in 1992
Oregon. About 6,850 years ago Mount Mazama, Strata volcano, collapsed to produce Crater Lake, one of the world's best known calderas. The catastrophic pyroclastic eruption released about 12 cubic miles (50 cubic km) of magma to the surface. It was one of the largest eruptions in the last 10,000 years.
Tanzania /the Democratic Republic of the Congo / Burundi / Zambia
Historically known as Kokonor (from the Mongolian name), is a saline lake situated in the province of Qinghai, and is the largest lake in China.
344 kmÂ². New Zealand's 2nd largest lake. Lake Te Anau is in the south-western corner of the South Island of New Zealand. Its name was originally Te Ana-au, Maori for 'The cave of swirling water'.
291 kmÂ². New Zealand's 3rd largest lake. With a length of 80 kilometres, it is New Zealand's longest lake. It is at an altitude of 310 m, towards the southern end of the Southern Alps.