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Deepest Lake In The World

Deepest Lake In The World
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Baikal Lake in Russia at 5,387 feet deep is the worlds deepest lake. It is around 2,000 feet deeper than the Caspian Sea which is 3rd.

Deepest Lake In The World Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal holds 20% of the worlds unfrozen freshwater, which amounts to around 5,662 cubic miles of crystal clear freshwater which is more than what the Great Lakes of North America holds in total volume.

List of Deepest Lake In The World

Rank Lake Country Depth (ft)
1 Lake Baikal Russia 5387
2 Tanganyika Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, Zambia 4823
3 Caspian Sea Iran, Russia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan 3363
4 Vostok Antarctica 3300
5 Bunyonyi Uganda 2953
6 O’Higgins-San Martin Chile, Argentina 2742
7 Malawi Mozambique, Malawi 2316
8 Issyk Kul Kyrgyzstan 2192
9 Great Slave Canada 2015
10 Clearwater Lake Canada 1968
11 Crater United States 1949
12 Matano Indonesia 1936
13 General Carrera-Buenos Aires Chile, Argentina 1923
14 Hornindalsvatnet Norway 1686
15 Quesnel Canada 1660
16 Toba Indonesia 1657
17 Sarez Tajikistan 1657
18 Tahoe United States 1645
19 Argentino Argentina 1640
20 Kivu Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda 1575
21 Grand Canada 1558
22 Mjosa Norway 1535
23 Salsvatnet Norway 1523
24 Nahuel Huapi Argentina 1523
25 Hauroko New Zealand 1516
26 Cochrane / Pueyrredon Chile, Argentina 1509
27 Lake Tinn Norway 1509
28 Adams Canada 1499
29 Chelan United States 1486
30 Van Turkey 1480

 

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