Total Pageviews

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Largest Lakes in the World

'Lake Superior' is bounded to the north by Ontario,Canada and the State of Minnesota,USA and to the south by the U.S. states of Wisconsin and Michigan.

Superior Lake is the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area - 31,820 sq mi (82,400 km2) and the world's 3rd largest  freshwater lake by volume 2,900 cu mi (12,000 km3)

Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of  North America and the only one located entirely within the USA. It is the second largest of the Great Lakes by volume 1,180 cu mi (4,900 km3) and the third largest by surface area 22,300 sq mi (58,000 km2)

Lake Huron
It is bounded on the east by the Canadian province of Ontario and on the west by the state of Michigan in the United States.
 Lake Huron is the second largest of the Great Lakes, with a surface area of 59,596 km2 (23,010 sq mi) making it the third largest fresh water lake on earth

Lake Victoria or Victoria Nyanza (also known as Ukerewe, The Eye of the Rhino)
With a surface area of 68,800 square kilometres (26,600 sq mi), Lake Victoria is Africa’s largest lake by area and also the 2nd largest freshwater lake in the world if Michigan-Huron is counted as two lakes.
 The lake has a shoreline of 4,828 kilometres (3,000 mi) and is divided among three countries - Kenya;Uganda and Tanzania.


1 comment:

  1. beautiful