Water and Ice

Rivers and Lakes

What is the world’s largest lake

The Caspian Sea (which is really a lake) is the largest lake in the world. It is surrounded by Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Iran, and Azerbaijan and is over 143,200 square miles (370,888 square kilometers) in area. The second largest lake, Lake Superior in North America, is a mere 31,700 square miles (82,103 square kilometers).


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