Sambhar Lake Located in the arid zone of Rajasthan, is one of the largest inland
saline lakes in India. It made Rajasthan, the third largest salt producing
state in India.
Deepor Beel This
is a permanent freshwater lake, in a former channel of the Brahmaputra river,
south-west of Guwahati city.
The Hussain Sagar Lake This is one of the largest man-made lakes in Asia, located in the
heart of Hyderabad.
Himayat Sagar is an artificial lake about 20 km from Hyderabad in Telangana
The Tso Morari Lake This is one of the largest in the Ladakh region and is almost like
an inland sea. Situated at an elevation of about 4,900m.
also known as Changu Lake, is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim,
some 40 kilometres from the capital Gangtok. Located at an elevation of
3,753 m (12,313 ft), the lake remains frozen during the winter
One of the most spectacular lakes in Ladakh
is the Pangong Tso, which lies
across the Changla
Pass from Leh. At an altitude of almost
Pratap Sagar (also known as Pong Dam Reservoir) is
a reservoir named in the honour of the
patriot Maharana Pratap.
It is located Himachal Pradesh.
Lake is situated in Mandi district. This lake has been targeted
at the generation of hydroelectric
generation. The lake diverts the water from River Beas
and pours it into the River Satluj.
Sagar is a man-made reservoir situated in, Himachal Pradesh. The reservoir on the Sutlej, has been created by the huge hydel dam at Bhakra and has been named in honour of Guru
Gobind Singh, the tenth Sikh guru. One of
the world's highest gravity dams, the Bhakra dam rises nearly 225.5 m above its
The Dal Lake is a famous lake in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir, in India.
The lake itself is connected to a number of other lakes of the Kashmir valley. It could be a Residual lake
as large variety of rocks is found here.
(also spelt Wullar) is one of the largest fresh water lakes in Asia.
It is the source of drinking water for Srinagar .
(also known as Jaisamand Lake) is Asia's second-largest artificial lake.
It is located in the Udaipur District
is a lake located in the city of Mysore in the state of Karnataka.
is a large freshwater lake in India's
Andhra Pradesh. It is located between the
deltas of the Krishna and Godavari rivers.
in Tamil Nadu is developed from a shallow lagoon and is a salt-water lake.
The manmade picturesque Sukhna Lake is in Chandigarh, is at the foothills of Shivalik hills.
(also Chilika Lake) is a brackish water coastal lake in Orissa state, south of the mouth of the Mahanadi River. It is the largest coastal
lake in India.
Vembanad is the largest lake
in Kerala. The lake lies at sea level, and is separated from the Arabian Sea by a narrow barrier island. Canals link the lake to
coastal lakes to the north and south. Several rivers flow into the lake
Ashtamudi Lake is known as gateway to Backwaters of Kerala.
It is second largest lake of Kerala.
Panchabhadra Lake is a
brackish water lake at Barmer, Rajasthan.
Pichola Lake is the oldest
and one of the largest lakes of Udaipur.
Jaisamand Lake is renowned
for being the second largest artificial lake in Asia.
Fateh Sagar Lake is the
second artificial lake of Udaipur
Rajsamand Lake is one of the
five popular lakes of Udaipur.
Udai Sagar Lake is another
striking lake that falls under the category of five lakes of Udaipur.
in Russia which is estimated to be 25 – 30 million years old. It is the deepest
in the world with a bottom at 1,637 m (5,371 ft).
is a subglacial lake
The largest freshwater lake by surface area
Superior in USA.
Victoria, also the
second largest freshwater lake on Earth It is one of the Great Lakes of
Lake Manasarovar is a fresh-water lake
Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes of North America, and the only one in the
group located entirely within the United States.
Balqash lake, is
situated in east-central Kazakhstan.
Lake Tanganyika is a large lake in central Africa (3° 20' to 8° 48' South and from 29° 5' to 31°
15' East). It is estimated to be the second largest
freshwater lake in the world by volume, and the second deepest,
in both cases after Lake Baikal in Siberia. The lake is
divided between four countries – Burundi, Democratic
Republic of the Congo (DRC), Tanzania and Zambia.
Lake Avernus Lake, southern Italy. It lies west of Naples in the crater of an extinct
Nyasa is the most southerly of the great African
Rift Valley lakes.
lies in the northern part of Barisan Mountain Range, which is volcanic and
traverses Sumatra Island from northwest to southeast.