25 Reasons That Lakes Are More Interesting Than You Think

Lakes are boring right? Who wants a lake when you can move next to the ocean. Seriously, all the cool waterfront property is by the sea. The French Riviera? Malibu? The Amalfi Coast? Come on! If this is what you think, we cannot blame you. Salt water is great and it makes for prime real estate which can often cost you a pretty penny. But if your inclination is for ocean property you might be missing out on something else. That something else is fresh water! It seems boring in comparison right? No waves. No open sea. No surfing. We get it. But by the end of this list we’re going to show you why lakes are so awesome. They’re not as boring as you think. In fact, some lakeside views can compete with even the greatest of ocean front properties. Just put some mountains in the background along with some crystal clear blue water and you’ll be ready to go! Furthermore, in this list we are going to go over what makes lakes unique. You’ll learn some cool facts and gather a new appreciation for these fresh water phenomenons. These are 25 reasons that lakes are more interesting than you think!

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Due to the perfect combination of temperature, depth, and altitude, bodies of people that drown in Lake Tahoe (USA) never decompose or surface.

Due to the perfect combination of temperature, depth, and altitude, bodies of people that drown in Lake Tahoe (USA) never decompose or surface.Source: tahoedailytribune.com, Image: wikipedia
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Hydrologically speaking, there are only 4 Great Lakes and not 5. Lake Michigan and Lake Huron are actually only 1 lake (Huron-Michigan) and it is the largest freshwater lake by area anywhere in the world

Hydrologically speaking, there are only 4 Great Lakes and not 5. Lake Michigan and Lake Huron are actually only 1 lake (Huron-Michigan) and it is the largest freshwater lake by area anywhere in the worldSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

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In 2014, an unexplained 10 meter deep lake all of a sudden appeared in drought stricken Tunisia. Geologists think that the lake could have been the result of seismic activity.

In 2014, an unexplained 10 meter deep lake all of a sudden appeared in drought stricken Tunisia. Geologists think that the lake could have been the result of seismic activity.Source: ibtimes.co.uk, Image: wikipedia
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In the movie Titanic, Jack claims to have gone fishing on Lake Wissota in Wisconsin. This man made lake didn't even exist until 1917, five years after the Titanic sank

The the movie Titanic, Jack claims to have gone fishing on Lake Wissota in Wisconsin. This man made lake didn't even exist until 1917, five years after the Titanic sankSource: imdb, Image: wikipedia

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On Lake Titicaca in Peru, there are pre-Incan people still living on the lake in their floating homes (Uros)

On Lake Titicaca in Peru, there are pre-Incan people still living on the lake in their floating homes (Uros)Source: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia


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