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Deepest Lakes in the World

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Did you know that Canada has the most number of lakes World wide? Sixty percent of the total number of lakes lie in Canada however the world's deepest like is found in Russia.

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Dead Sea ( Jordan + Israel + Palestine) Report Abuse
Earth's lowest elevation on land. The Dead Sea is 377 m (1,237 ft) deep, the deepest hypersaline lake in the world.
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Simply Amazing:)
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The Dead Sea is an endorheic lake located in the Jordan Rift Valley, a geographic feature formed by the Dead Sea Transform (DST). This left lateral-moving transform fault lies along the tectonic plate boundary between the African Plate and the Arabian Plate. It runs between the East Anatolian Fault zone in Turkey and the northern end of the Red Sea Rift offshore of the southern tip of Sinai.
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Baikal 5,369 ft (1,637 m) Report Abuse
Location-Siberia Russia It is called the Pear of Siberia and declared by the Russian government as special economic zone.Baikal was also declared as World heritage Site in 1996.
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Tanganyika 4,823 ft (1,470 m) Report Abuse
Location-Tanzania, Dem. Rep. of Congo & Zambia Tagged as the African Great Lake which holds at least 250 species of cichlid fish and 150 non-cichlid species,
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Caspian Sea 3,363 ft (1025 m) Report Abuse
Location- Iran and Russia The Caspian Sea holds a great number of sturgeon that produces eggs that is processed to make the caviar.
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Vostok 2950 ft (900 m) Report Abuse
Location-Antarctica Lake Vostok is hidden beneath 4 kilometers of ice and it's existence was discovered by scientists in 1973.
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O'Higgins-San Martin 2,742 ft (836 m) Report Abuse
Location-Chile, Argentina The lake was named after the South American heroes Jose de San Martin of Argentina and Bernardo O’Higgins who fought together to attain Chile's independence.
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Issyk Kul 2,192 ft (668 m) Report Abuse
Location-Kyrgizstan, Central Asia Issyk Kul is known as the Pearl of the Tien Shan, a saline water lake, and lakes area experience 2,900 hours of sunshine per year. According to history there were ancient settlers in the area about 2, 500 years ago
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Nyasa 2,316 ft (706 m) Report Abuse
Location-Africa (Mozambique, Tanzania & Malawi)- Also known as Lake Malawi is recorded to hold hundreds of fish species. Commercial fishing is available at the southern end of the lake intended only for the freshwater fish "Tilapia."
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Great Slave 2,015 ft (614 m) Report Abuse
Location Northwest Territories, Canada The lake is named after the slave (Dogrib) tribe of North Americans and it is popular for it's trout fishing events.
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Crater Lake 1,949 ft (594 m) Report Abuse
Located in the Caldera of Mt. Mazama in Oregon, U.S.A. It is a deep blue lake, every person who visits the lake describes it as breathtaking and magnificently beautiful.
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Matano 1,936 ft (590 m) Report Abuse
Location-Indonesia
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Lake Chelan 1,486 ft (453 m Report Abuse
Location-Washington, U.S.A.
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Kivu 1,575 ft (480 m) Report Abuse
Location-Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda
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General Carrera 1,923 ft (586 m) Report Abuse
Location- Chile, Argentina
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Argentino 1,640 ft (500 m) Report Abuse
Location- Argentina
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Quesnel 1,660 ft (506 m) Report Abuse
Location- Canada
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btw im from quesnel they say it is 1800 here but im not arguing that, but its a meter depper why isnt it 13th
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quesnel lake should be 13th it is 3 ft deeper than toba lake
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Hornindalsvatnet 1,686 ft (514 m) Report Abuse
Location- Norway
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Tahoe 1,644 ft (501 m) Report Abuse
Location-California & Nevada, USA
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Toba 1,657 ft (505 m) Report Abuse
Location- Indonesia
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Sarez 1,657 ft (505 m) Report Abuse
Location-Tajikistan
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Mjøsa 1,535 ft (468 m) Report Abuse
Location-Norway
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