Special Sub-Topic: Lakes in the Americas
|Where is Great Bear Lake?|
Canada. (North West Territories). The lake is 12275 sq.m. The outlet is Great Bear River. It is frozen eight months a year. Radium ores on its shores were discovered in 1929.
|Where is Lake Michigan?|
USA. (Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin.). The lake is 22400 sq.m. It´s the only of the five Great Lakes entirely within USA. On its shores are Chicago, Illinois, Gary, Indiana and Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
|Where is Lake Superior?|
USA (Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota) and Canada (Ontario).. This is the northernmost and westernmost of the five Great lakes. It´s connected by St.Mary´s river with Lake Huron. It´s the largest body of freshwater in the world.
|Where is Lake Chapala?|
Mexico. Situated in Jalisco state Lake Chapala's surface is 651 sq.m. It´s the largest lake in Mexico, traversed by Santiago river.
|Where is Lago de Izabal?|
Guatemala. It was formerly called Dulce Gulf.
|Lago de Nicaragua.|
Nicaragua. This is the largest lake in Central America and largest body of freshwater between USA and Peru.
|Where is Lago Gatún?|
Panama. The lake is formed by the Gatún Dam, across Chagres river, which was completed 1913. It is situated in the former Panama Canal Zone.
|Where is Professor van Blommestein Meer?|
Suriname. This is in the former Dutch colony Surinam, south of the capital Paramaribo.
|Where is Lago Poopó?|
Bolivia. Situated at altitude 12000 ft Lago Poop0 receives the Desauguadero river from Lake Titicaca.
|Where is Lago Titicaca?|
Bolivia and Peru. This is the highest large navigable lake in the world, altitude 12500 ft. It was in the center of early South American civilizations.
|Where is Itaipu Dam?|
Brazil. This is a dam on Paraná river in Brazil, near the border to Paraguay. It opened in 1982. Brazil and Paraguay share the electric power from the dam, but the dam is located entirely in Brazil.
|Where is Lago Mar Chiquita?|
Argentina. This is a salt lake in Cordoba province.
|Where is Lago Enriquillo?|
Dominican Republic. This is a salt lake near the Haiti border.
|Where is the Sobradinho Reservoir?|
Brazil. This is a dam in Bahia province, on the Sao Francisco River.
|Where is Lagoa Mirim/Lago Merin?|
Brazil and Uruguay. These are Portuguese and Spanish names of the same lake. The lake separates Uruguay from extreme south tip of Brazil. It´s the eastern boundary of Uruguay.
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