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List: Top Ten Largest Lakes in the World

Date: 2005

Source: http://www.worldlakes.org/

Base: All lakes in the world

Notes: As defined by www.worldlakes.org, linked above, which has loads of stats, photos and other interesting information about almost every lake in the world.

Lake

Location

Size

Caspian Sea

Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Turkmenistan

78,200 km3

Baikal (Ozero Baykal)

Russian Federation

23,600 km3

Tanganyika

Burundi, Congo (Democratic Republic), Tanzania, Zambia

19,000 km3

Superior

Canada, United States of America

12,100 km3

Malawi (Nyasa, Niassa)

Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania

7,775 km3

Michigan

United States of America

4,920 km3

Huron

Canada, United States of America

3,540 km3

Victoria

Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

2,760 km3

Great Bear Lake

Canada

2,292 km3

Great Slave

Canada

2,088 km3


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