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Large lakes of the world. The rating of the largest lakes in the world

The rating of the largest lakes in the world according to size. The rating is based on the area occupied by the lake.

TOP 20 largest lakes in the world

1. Caspian sea – inland lake called the sea of salt water. Location: Azerbaijan/Russia/Kazakhstan/Turkmenistan/Iran area 394299 square kilometers the Length of 1199 km. the Maximum depth of 946 m.

2. Lake superior, USA and Canada, is part of the Great lakes system. the area of 82414 square kilometers with a Length of 616 km and a Maximum depth of 406 m.

3. Victoria, in Tanzania, Uganda 69485 square km, 322 km long, maximum depth of 82 m.

4 Huron, USA and Canada, the second in the Great lakes system 59596 sq km, 397 km long, maximum depth of 229 meters

5. Michigan also enters the Great lakes system 58016 sq km, 517 km long, maximum depth of 281 m.

6. The Aral sea, Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan 33800 sq. km, 428 km long, maximum depth of 68 m.

7. Tanganyika, Tanzania, Congo 32893 square miles, 676 km long, maximum depth of 1435 m. the Second deepest freshwater lake after lake Baikal, but the majority of it on the area.

8. Baikal, Russia 31500 sq. km, 636 km long, maximum depth of 1741 m – the deep, fresh water lake on the planet.

9. Great bear Canada 31080 sq km, 373 km long, maximum depth of 82 m.

10. Nyasa, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania 30044 sq km, 579 km long, maximum depth of 706 m.

11. Great slave, Canada 28930 square kilometers, 480 km long, maximum depth of 614 m.

12. Chad Chad Niger Nigeria 25760 sq km, in dry weather, overflows during the rainy season, the size is not constant, respectively, and the average depth is 7 m.

13. Erie, USA and Canada, the fourth in the Great lakes system, 25719 sq km, 388 km long, maximum depth of 64 m.

14. Winnipeg, Canada 23553 sq km, 425 km long, maximum depth of 62 m.

15. Ontario, the fifth in the Great lakes system in the USA and Canada 19477 sq km, 311 km long, maximum depth of 237 m.

16. Balkhash, Kazakhstan 18428 sq km, 605 km long, maximum depth of 27 m.

17. Ladoga, Russia 18130 sq. km, length 200 km, maximum depth of 225 m.

18. Onega, Russia 9891 sq km, 248 km long, maximum depth of 110 m.

19. Titicaca, Bolivia and Peru 8135 sq km, 177 km long, maximum depth of 370 m.

20. Nicaragua, Nicaragua 8001 square km, 177 km long, maximum depth of 70 m.

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