Lakes questions This is a list of recently added questions about lakes. Play lakes quiz and see all the questions. What U.S. state has the nickname "Land of 10,000 Lakes"?Minnesota is a state in the midwestern and northern regions of the United States. Minnesota was admitted as the 32nd U.S. state on May 11, 1858, created from the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory. The state has a large number of lakes, and is known by the slogan "Land of 10,000 Lakes".Created by: Tschuka very hard 31% MissouriMissouri38MichiganMichigan99WisconsinWisconsin35MinnesotaMinnesota80curiosities riddles » Which of these lakes is considered the most toxic in the world?Lake Karachay is a small lake in central Russia. It is often referred to as the most polluted site on earth. Containing just one square mile of water, the lake formed a dumping ground for nuclear waste by for around 12 years.High level radioactive waste makes up almost the entire lake-bed to a depth of around 3.4 meters. Some areas surrounding the lake have radiation measurements of around 6 Sv/hour, which is enough to give a lethal dose to a human in as little as 30 minutes¹. Created by: Tschuka very hard 38% Aral SeaAral Sea37Lake KarachayLake Karachay76Lake RainierLake Rainier26Lake CzebarkulLake Czebarkul58ecology riddles » On which lake lies Manitoulin - the largest island in a freshwater lake?In Lake Huron. The island has an area of 2,766 km2 (1,068 sq mi), making it the 174th largest island in the world and Canada's 31st largest island. Manitoulin Island itself has 108 freshwater lakes, some of which have their own islands; in turn several of these "islands within islands" have their own ponds. Lake Manitou, at 104 km2 (40 sq mi), is the largest island in a freshwater lake in the world, and Treasure Island in Lake Mindemoya is the largest island in a lake on an island in a lake in the world. Created by: Tschuka hard 40% in Lake Superiorin Lake Superior156in Lake of Ontarioin Lake of Ontario214in Lake Huronin Lake Huron356in Lake Michiganin Lake Michigan155Canada riddles » Visiting Antarctica, we will not be able to see:The most oxygenated lake in the world. In Antarctica we can find both the Erebus high volcano at nearly 4 km, the Don Juan pond with salinity 44.2%, and the desert of the McMurdo Valleys. Lake Vostok with an oxygen content 5 times more than the average, however, is hidden under a 4 km layer of glacier.Created by: Tschuka very hard 32% the saltiest lake in the worldthe saltiest lake in the world554the most oxygenated lake in the worldthe most oxygenated lake in the world585a stony deserta stony desert298a volcanoa volcano385Antarctica riddles » Where is the saltiest lake in the world?In Antarctica. With a salinity level of over 40%, Don Juan Pond is the saltiest of the Antarctic lakes. This salinity allows the pond to remain liquid even at temperatures as low as −50 °C (−58 °F) due to the interference of salts with the bonding of water molecules. Don Juan Pond was discovered in 1961 by George H. Meyer.Created by: Tschuka very hard 31% in Antarcticain Antarctica383In AustraliaIn Australia78in Israelin Israel546in Turkmenistanin Turkmenistan212salt riddles » In moderate and cold climates, a tree gains one ring every year, which allows us to estimate its age. Where else we can estimate age in similar fashion?At the bottom of the lake, sedimentation. A the bottom of some lakes the sediments stay very well preserved. Lamina lucida and lamina densa are created during the one year cycle. This fact can be used as lake's age estimation.Created by: Ninjaihard 51% on the beach, layers of sand and griton the beach, layers of sand and grit639at the bottom of the lake, sedimentationat the bottom of the lake, sedimentation5777in the craters, pyroclastic rocksin the craters, pyroclastic rocks2063in the glaciers, layers of clay and sandin the glaciers, layers of clay and sand2845geology riddles » Which country has the largest surface water area?Canada is the second largest country of the world in terms of the area, but in terms of the country with the largest water area, it stands out of all. The total area covered by water in this country reaches up to 891,163 square kilometers. Created by: saskey14<10 answersFinlandFinland0RussiaRussia2CanadaCanada4BrazilBrazil2maps riddles » The Caspian Sea, the largest lake in the world, is: North freshwater, south saltwater, east super salty. The Caspian Sea, fed by freshwater (sweet) rivers, mainly Volga (80%) and Ural in the north, is freshwater, while it's deeper, warmer and saline (1.2%) in the south. The salinity of Garabogazköl, shallow eastern bay is 35%!Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskavery hard 17% freshwater freshwater226 saltwater saltwater216 North freshwater, south saltwater North freshwater, south saltwater116 North freshwater, south saltwater, east super salty. North freshwater, south saltwater, east super salty.116Kazakhstan riddles » What is the longest freshwater lake in the world?Tanganyika. The length of the lake is 673 km (418 miles). It is also the 2nd deepest freshwater lake in the world, 2nd oldest and the 2nd largest by volume.Created by: Edis Kukohard 46% BalkhashBalkhash318Malawi / NyasaMalawi / Nyasa433BaikalBaikal1451TanganyikaTanganyika1910geography riddles » Which river flows into Lake Ontario?Niagara River flows from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 24% Niagara RiverNiagara River400Saint Lawrence RiverSaint Lawrence River906Ohio RiverOhio River227Columbia RiverColumbia River100rivers riddles » Play lakes quiz and see all the questions.