10 Beautiful And Largest Lakes In World

The beauty of the lakes increases further on the rainy days. Transparent and fresh water double the beauty of lakes. They shine like glass. The world is full of beautifully charming centers. There are many lakes in this world and everyone has its own specialty. In this post, we will be listing large and beautiful lakes. 

Mainly, lakes are of two types. first, such lake which is made from the natural (geographical changes) process, and the second one which is artificially created by humans. Artificial lakes are used for the production of electricity. The Huge area of the earth surfaces is surrounded by water (but not from fresh water). Lake rivers are very helpful in providing fresh water. For tourists, lakes are always a center point for any journey.

1. Caspian Sea

Sunset on the Caspian Sea

Surface Area: 371,000 km2

If seen from area view, Caspian Sea is the largest lake in the world. Although the Caspian Sea is a lake, it does not have fresh water like other lakes. The outskirts of this lake are surrounded by Kazakhstan, Russia, Azerbaijan, and Turkmenistan countries. The interesting thing about this lake is that its maximum depth is 1,025 meters. The behavior of Caspian sea lake is similar to both sea and lake. Caspian Sea basin has no natural connection with the ocean.

2. Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria
Lake Victoria

Surface area: 68,800 km2

Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa from the point of view of the area. And the second largest lake in the world on the basis of freshwater. This Lake is one of African Great Lakes. The key fact about African Great Lakes is that ten percent of the world’s fish live here. The maximum depth of this lake is 84 m. This lake is about 400,000 years old Purana.  Lake Victoria last dried out about 17,300 years ago and it refilled 14,700 years ago. The lake is polluted due to the dirty water coming out of the city and water coming out of the downstream. 

3. Lake Huron

Lake Huron

Location: Canada, United States

Area: 59,600 km²

Lake Huron is an unexplored wonderland of beauty. this lake is created by geological changes, it was formed by melting ice as the continental glaciers retreated toward the end of the ice age. Lake Huron is one of five great lakes of North America The maximum depth of this lake is 229m. In the months of October-November, the water is plenty in this lake. Like every lake, this lake has changed quite a lot in the past 70-80 years.

4. Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan

Location: United States

Area: 58,000 km²

Lake Michigan is also one of the Great Lakes of North America. This lake is also an amazing example of the beauty of natural lakes. The maximum depth of this lake is 281 m. Lake Michigan has many beaches. In the summer days, Lake Michigan shore drifts quite hot water. Lake Michigan is home to a variety of aquatic species. Millions of people are living on the shores of Lake Michigan.

5. Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal

Location: Siberia, Russia

Area: 31,722 km²

it is important to know about two things about Lake Baikal. first, Lake Baikal is the largest freshwater lake by volume in the world. second, Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world with the depth of 1642 meters. The temperature of the water keeps changing according to the places. This lake surrounded by mountains, this is one of the lakes is world’s oldest and cleanest lakes. 

6. Great bear lake


Location: Canada

Area: 31,153 km²

Great Bear Lake is the largest lake in Canada. The maximum depth of this lake is  446 meters. Many rivers flowing into Great Bear Lake include the Whitefish River, Big Spruce River, Haldane River, Bloody River, Sloan River, Dease River and the Johnny Hoe River.

7. Lake Malawi

Lake Malawi
Lake Malawi

Location: Malawi, Tanzania, Mozambique

Area: 29,600 km²

Lake Malawi is the ninth largest lake in the world. Lake Malawi connects with three countries borders- Malawi, Tanzania, Mozambique. The maximum depth of this lake is  706 m. The available water in this lake is slightly alkaline. This lake contains a lot of the fish. It is a meromictic lake, meaning that its water layers do not mix.  

8. Great slave lake

Area: 27,200 km²

This lake is one of the world’s largest lakes. Great Slave Lake present in Northwest Territories, Canada. 614 meters is the maximum depth of this lake. There is one ice road on Great Slave Lake. It connects Yellowknife to Dettah. This lake flows freshwater. more than 30 rivers flow into Great Slave Lake.

9. Lake Erie

Lake Erie
Lake Erie

Location: Canada, United States 

Area: 25,744 km²

Another lake from Canada. Island at the edge of this lake attracts many tourists. The maximum depth of this lake is 64 m. lake’s water level varies with the weather. From June to July, this lake water level at peak and the mostly January to February water at its lowest level. Lake Erie is the 12th largest lake in the world.

10. Lake Ladoga

Lake Ladoga
Lake Ladoga
Area: 17,700 km²
Lake Ladoga is a  freshwater lake. Lake Ladoga is the largest lake in Europe continent. And there are plenty of buses on the banks of this lake. The basin of Lake Ladoga includes about 50,000 lakes and 3,500 rivers. The maximum depth of this lake is 230 m.   

lakes are very important for us. In this post, I have only talked about natural lakes. In next post, I will talk about artificial lakes. If you want to download our app click here

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