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Old 11-12-2013, 02:31 PM
 
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Fodor's has a list of what they believe to be the 20 most beautiful Lakes in the World.

Lake Como, Italy
Maligne Lake - Alberta, Canada
Lake Pichola - Udaipur, India
West Lake - Hangzhou, China
Dove Lake - Tasmania, Australia
Lake Lucerne - Switzerland
Lake Powell - Arizona/Utah, US
Lake Titicaca - Bolivia & Peru
Dewentwater - Keswick, England
Lake Tahoe - California/Nevada, US
Pehoe Lake - Patagonia, Chile
Lake Atitlan - Guatemala
Lake Superior - Michigan/Wisconsin/Minnesota & Ontario, US & Canada
Lake Wakatipu - New Zealand
Crater Lake - Oregon, US
Loch Duich - Scotland
Plitvice Lakes - Croatia
Lakes of Killarney - Ireland
Lake Kawaguchi - Japan
Lake Bratan - Bali, Indonesia

The World's 20 Most Beautiful Lakes | Fodor's

Discuss both what's listed and also what may have been missed in what you think are the most beautiful and outstanding lakes in the world. What are the superlatives that make them stand out?
The only one that I have been to on that list is Lake Como and indeed it is a beautiful lake.

The only outstanding lake that I would add to the list is the Dead Sea (which is actually a lake) as it is the lowest place on Earth and one can float in its water due its high saltiness.
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Old 11-12-2013, 02:50 PM
 
Location: Kharkiv, Ukraine
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Why nobody mentioned Lake Baikal?
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Old 03-13-2014, 11:00 AM
 
Location: Munich, Germany
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Old 03-13-2014, 12:59 PM
 
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Big Lake
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Old 03-13-2014, 01:47 PM
 
Location: So Paulo, Brazil
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I know only the Lake Lucerne - and it's really wonderful.
But according to what I have seen in pictures, Lake Moraine, in Canada, is a strong candidate to be the most beautiful.
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Old 03-13-2014, 02:23 PM
 
Location: Gatineau, QC, Canada
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Here to represent some smaller ones that don't get as much love:

Lake Ohrid, Macedonia

http://s29.postimg.org/x1dk6zjrb/image.jpg

Lake Nicaragua, Nicaragua

http://www.kitesurfatlas.com/sites/d...s/P1060427.JPG
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Old 03-13-2014, 03:26 PM
 
Location: Canada
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Louise and Atitlan.
I agree.
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Old 03-13-2014, 04:04 PM
 
Location: Round Rock, Texas
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Big Lake
Big Lake, Missouri?
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Old 06-29-2014, 04:08 PM
 
Location: Munich, Germany
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Eibsee

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Old 06-29-2014, 04:20 PM
 
Location: Munich, Germany
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Lake Thun
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Surface elevation 558 m (1,831 ft)

Mountains on the back : Eiger, Mnch and Jungfrau (4158m ; 13.642 ft.)
3600m (11.810 feet) elevation difference in 17km/ 10,7 miles

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