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Aral Sea
   is in   
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan / Uzbekistan. Once the world's 4th largest lake, today it is half its 1960 size due to Soviet-era irrigation canals
Aral Sea
   is in   
Uzbekistan
Kazakhstan / Uzbekistan
Aydar Kul
   is in   
Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan / Uzbekistan
Aydar Kul
   is in   
Uzbekistan
Kazakhstan / Uzbekistan
Caspian Sea
   is in   
Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan / Russia / Kazakhstan / Turkmenistan / Iran. Though called a "sea", many geographers consider it a lake because it is land-locked
Caspian Sea
   is in   
Iran
Azerbaijan / Russia / Kazakhstan / Turkmenistan / Iran
Caspian Sea
   is in   
Kazakhstan
Azerbaijan / Russia / Kazakhstan / Turkmenistan / Iran
Caspian Sea
   is in   
Russia
Azerbaijan / Russia / Kazakhstan / Turkmenistan / Iran
Caspian Sea
   is in   
Turkmenistan
Azerbaijan / Russia / Kazakhstan / Turkmenistan / Iran
Chott Melrhir
   is in   
Algeria
Large endorheic salt lake in northeastern Algeria
The Dead Sea
   is in   
Israel
Israel / Jordan. World's Lowest (elevation) lake
The Dead Sea
   is in   
Jordan
Israel / Jordan
Gatun Lake
   is in   
Panama
Created by the Panama Canal
The Great Bear Lake
   is in   
Canada
The eighth largest lake in the world
The Great Prespa Lake
   is in   
Albania
Macedonia / Albania / Greece
The Great Prespa Lake
   is in   
Greece
Macedonia / Albania / Greece
The Great Prespa Lake
   is in   
Macedonia
Macedonia / Albania / Greece. The highest tectonic lake in the Balkans, standing at an altitude of 853 m (2,798 ft)
The Great Salt Lake
   is in   
The U.S.A.
Largest salt lake in the Western Hemisphere
Great Slave Lake
   is in   
Canada
Issyk Kul
   is in   
Kyrgyzstan
Lac D’Annecy
   is in   
France
Known as “Europe’s cleanest lake”
Lake Argentino
   is in   
Argentina
Largest lake in Argentina
Lake Athabasca
   is in   
Canada
Lake Baikal
   is in   
Russia
Worlds deepest and oldest lake
Lake Balkhash
   is in   
Kazakhstan
The western half is fresh water while the eastern half is saline
Lake Biwa
   is in   
Japan
Largest Freshwater lake in Japan
Lake Bracciano
   is in   
Italy
Lake Chad
   is in   
Chad
Chad / Niger / Nigeria
Lake Chad
   is in   
Niger
Chad / Niger / Nigeria
Lake Chad
   is in   
Nigeria
Chad / Niger / Nigeria
Lake Champlain
   is in   
Canada
The U.S.A. / Canada
Lake Champlain
   is in   
The U.S.A.
The U.S.A. / Canada
Lake Chilwa
   is in   
Malawi
Third-largest lake in Malawi
Lake Como
   is in   
Italy
Lake Constance
   is in   
Germany
Germany / Switzerland
Lake Constance
   is in   
Switzerland
Germany / Switzerland
Lake Erie
   is in   
Canada
The U.S.A. / Canada
Lake Erie
   is in   
The U.S.A.
The U.S.A. / Canada
Lake Eyre
   is in   
Australia
Largest lake in Australia
Lake Garda
   is in   
Italy
Lake George
   is in   
Australia
An ancient lake, believed to be more than a million years old. Named for King George III by European explorers. Located in NSW near Canberra on the Federal Highway.
Lake George
   is in   
The U.S.A.
Lake Hauroko
   is in   
New Zealand
Deepest lake in New Zealand
Lake Huron
   is in   
Canada
The U.S.A. / Canada
Lake Huron
   is in   
The U.S.A.
The U.S.A. / Canada. Named after the Huron Indians
Lake Iseo
   is in   
Italy
In the Region Lombardy (Northern Italy)
Lake Kioga
   is in   
Uganda
Lake Ladoga
   is in   
Russia
Largest lake in Europe
Lake Maggiore
   is in   
Italy
Lake Manitoba
   is in   
Canada
Lake Mead
   is in   
The U.S.A.
Created by the construction of the Hoover Dam
Lake Michigan
   is in   
The U.S.A.
The only one of the North American Great Lakes completely in the U.S.A.
Lake Mjosa
   is in   
Norway
Largest Lake in Norway
Lake Mobutu Sese Seko
   is in   
Uganda
Lake Nasser
   is in   
Egypt
Reservoir created by the Aswan High Dam
Lake Nicaragua
   is in   
Nicaragua
The only freshwater lake in the world inhabited by sharks
Lake Nipigon
   is in   
Canada
Lake Nyasa
   is in   
Malawi
Malawi / Mozambique / Tanzania
Lake Nyasa
   is in   
Mozambique
Malawi / Mozambique / Tanzania
Lake Nyasa
   is in   
Tanzania
Malawi / Mozambique / Tanzania
Lake of the Ozarks
   is in   
The U.S.A.
Lake Ohrid
   is in   
Albania
Macedonia / Albania
Lake Ohrid
   is in   
Macedonia
It is probably the oldest lake in Europe, preserving a unique aquatic ecosystem with more than 200 endemic species that is of worldwide importance. -- Declared World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1979.
Lake Okeechobee
   is in   
The U.S.A.
The name literally means "Big Water". It is the fourth largest lake in the US that is not shared with Canada. It is located in Florida.
Lake Onega
   is in   
Russia
Lake Ontario
   is in   
Canada
The U.S.A. / Canada
Lake Ontario
   is in   
The U.S.A.
The U.S.A. / Canada
Lake Orta
   is in   
Italy
Lake Powell
   is in   
The U.S.A.
Lake Rudolf
   is in   
Kenya
Lake Superior
   is in   
Canada
The U.S.A. / Canada
Lake Superior
   is in   
The U.S.A.
The U.S.A. / Canada. Largest lake in North America
Lake Tahoe
   is in   
The U.S.A.
Lake Tanganyika
   is in   
Burundi
Tanzania /the Democratic Republic of the Congo / Burundi / Zambia
Lake Tanganyika
   is in   
The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Tanzania /the Democratic Republic of the Congo / Burundi / Zambia
Lake Tanganyika
   is in   
Tanzania
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
Lake Tanganyika
   is in   
Zambia
Tanzania /the Democratic Republic of the Congo / Burundi / Zambia
Lake Taupo
   is in   
New Zealand
New Zealand's largest lake by surface area. The lake lies in a caldera created following a huge volcanic eruption approx. 26,500 years ago.
Lake Te Anau
   is in   
New Zealand
344 km². 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'.
Lake Titicaca
   is in   
Bolivia
Bolivia / Peru. Largest lake in South America
Lake Titicaca
   is in   
Peru
Bolivia / Peru
Lake Toba
   is in   
Indonesia
Fills a caldera left by a mega-colossal volcanic eruption
Lake Torrens
   is in   
Australia
Lake Torrens is usually a dry salt flat, situated in South Australia. It has only been filled with water once in the past 150 years. [wikipedia]
Lake Turkana
   is in   
Kenya
Formerly known as Lake Rudolf, is a lake in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya, with its far northern end crossing into Ethiopia. It is the world's largest permanent desert lake and the world's largest alkaline lake.
Lake Urmia
   is in   
Iran
Largest lake in Iran
Lake Vanern
   is in   
Sweden
Largest lake in Sweden
Lake Van
   is in   
Turkey
The largest lake in Turkey, located in the far east of the country. It is a saline and soda lake, receiving water from numerous small streams that descend from the surrounding mountains
Lake Victoria
   is in   
Kenya
Tanzania / Uganda / Kenya
Lake Victoria
   is in   
Tanzania
Tanzania / Uganda / Kenya. Largest lake in Africa
Lake Victoria
   is in   
Uganda
Tanzania / Uganda / Kenya
Lake Vostok
   is in   
Antarctica
Largest lake in Antarctica
Lake Wakatipu
   is in   
New Zealand
291 km². 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.
Lake Wanaka
   is in   
New Zealand
Lake Wanaka is located in the Otago region of New Zealand, at an altitude of 300 metres. Covering an area of 192 km2, it is New Zealand's fourth largest lake, and estimated to be more than 300 m deep. Its name is Māori, a corruption of Oanaka ('The place of Anaka', a local tribal chief)
Lake Winnipeg
   is in   
Canada
Lake Winnipegosis
   is in   
Canada
Lhagba Pool
   is in   
Tibet
Worlds Highest (elevation) lake
Loch Lomond
   is in   
Scotland
Loch Ness
   is in   
Scotland
Home of Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster.
Lough Corrib
   is in   
Ireland
Lough Derg
   is in   
Ireland
Nahuel Huapi Lake
   is in   
Argentina
Nettilling Lake
   is in   
Canada
Largest lake on an island
Okanagan Lake
   is in   
Canada
Qinghai Lake
   is in   
China
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.
Reindeer Lake
   is in   
Canada
Salton Sea
   is in   
The U.S.A.
Saline lake, occupying the lowest elevations of the Salton Sink, part of the larger Colorado Desert in Southern California, USA, north of the Imperial Valley.
Sea of Galilee
   is in   
Israel
Israel's largest freshwater lake
Tonle Sap
   is in   
Cambodia
It is the largest freshwater lake in South East Asia and is an ecological hot spot that was designated as a UNESCO biosphere. The Tonlé Sap is unusual for two reasons: 1) its flow changes direction twice a year, and 2) the portion that forms the lake expands and shrinks dramatically with the seasons. The lake is home to many ethnic Vietnamese and numerous Cham communities, living in floating villages around the lake.
Windermere
   is in   
England
The largest natural lake in England


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