Category: lake

There’s a lake in Australia named “Lake…

There’s a lake in Australia named “Lake Disappointment”. The lake was found by an explorer who followed creeks for weeks looking for freshwater, but only found this seawater lake.  

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Living with a view of water (whether it be the ocean, or a lake)…

Living with a view of water (whether it be the ocean, or a lake) can make you calmer, happier and more creative.

Each fall, people in Tualatin, Oregon race giant pumpkins across…

Each fall, people in Tualatin, Oregon race giant pumpkins across a lake. The locals dress up in costumes, hollow out gigantic gourds (some over 1,700 lbs), and furiously paddle in an attempt to win one of four ‘brutal’ races.
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There’s a lake in the U.S. called…

There’s a lake in the U.S. called Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg.

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A saltwater lake that was cut off from the ocean and is…

A saltwater lake that was cut off from the ocean and is completely filled with jellyfish. As natural predators have been sealed off from the lake, the jellyfish have harmless stingers due to evolutionary regression. Swimming in the lake is safe and permitted. (Source)

A scientist got a call from his dad saying that the wetlands…

A scientist got a call from his dad saying that the wetlands they used to visit together were extremely polluted and would disappear. He went back and created a recovery project. Paying 90% of expenses by himself he started to clean the lake, and 3 years later thousands of birds had returned. source

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Diavik diamond mine in Canada, a hole in an island in a lake….

Diavik diamond mine in Canada, a hole in an island in a lake. source

In winter

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A small lake in Africa killed 1,700 villagers and 3,500…

A small lake in Africa killed 1,700 villagers and 3,500 livestock overnight when it suddenly released 300,000 tons of carbon dioxide, suffocating everything within 16 miles. Scientists still don’t know what triggered the event. source

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Hitler’s plan for Moscow was to kill all residents and…

Hitler’s plan for Moscow was to kill all residents and replace it with a lake.

There is a lake in Australia where the water is naturally…

There is a lake in Australia where the water is naturally pink.