12 Largest Lakes of World 2016


1. Caspian Sea:-
*.Area – 371,000 Sq Km
*.In-flowing rivers – Volga, Ural, Kura and Terek
*.Out-flowing rivers – None
*.Type – Saline.
2. Superior Lake:-
*.Area – 82,414 Sq Km
*.In-flowing rivers – Nipigon, St. Louis, Pigeon, Pic, White, Michipicoten
*.Out-flowing rivers – St Marys river
*.Type – Fresh Water.
3. Victoria Lake:-
*.Area – 69,485 Sq Km
*.In-flowing rivers – Kagera river
*.Out-flowing rivers – White Nile
*.Type – Fresh water lake.
4. Lake Huron:-
*.Area – 59,596 Sq Km
*.In-flowing rivers – St Marys river, Straits of Mackinac
*.Out-flowing rivers – St Clair river
*.Type – Glacial.
5. Michigan Lake:-
*.Area – 58,016 Sq Km
*.In-flowing rivers – Platte river, Fox Wolf, The Grand, Chicago river
*.Out-flowing rivers –
*.Type – Fresh water.
6. Tanganyika Lake:-
*.Area – 32,893 Sq Km
*.In-flowing rivers – Ruzizi river, Malagarasi river, Kalambo river
*.Out-flowing rivers – Lukuga river
*.Type – Fresh Water lake.
7. Baikal Lake:-
*.Area – 31,500 Sq Km
*.In-flowing rivers – Selenge, Barguzin, Upper Angara
*.Out-flowing rivers – Angara
*.Type – Fresh water, Continental rift lake.
8. Great Bear Lake:-
*.Area – 31,080 Sq Km
*.In-flowing rivers –
*.Out-flowing rivers – Great bear river
*.Type – Fresh water lake.
9. Malawi Lake:-
*.Area – 30,044 Sq Km
*.In-flowing rivers – Ruhuhu river
*.Out-flowing rivers – Shire river
*.Type – Fresh water Rift Lake.
10. Great Slave Lake – 28,930 Sq Kms.
11. Erie Lake – 25,744 Sq Kms.
12. Winnipeg Lake – 24,514 Sq Kms.
***Mission Geography***

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