Lake Eyre is, on the rare occasions that it fills, the largest lake in Australia and is the lowest point in Australia (at approximately 15 m (50 ft) below sea level). It is the focal point of the vast Lake Eyre Basin.
The lake is located in the deserts of central Australia, in northern South Australia. The Eyre Basin is a larg...
Lake Pedder is located in the southwest of Tasmania, Australia and consists of a large water catchment contained by three dams - the Serpentine, Scotts Peak and Edgar Dams. The dams were built as part of the Gordon River power scheme to provide hydro-electricity for Tasmania.
Burrill Lake is a quiet, picturesque lake and ocean resort, a few minutes south of Ulladulla; It get his name from the Burrill inlet. Most of its shores are lined with natural bushland. Burrill offers windsurfing, canoeing, ocean and lake fishing, water skiing, ocean and lake swimming and leisure pursuits.
This is a lake within the confines of what used to be Amaroo Park motor racing circuit on the outskirts of Sydney, Australia. It is now a housing development. There appears to be a circuit diagram on the surface of the lake. When I get a chance to get out there and check it out I'll provide an update.
Sections of Australia are experiencing their worst drought in 100 years. In the outback of New South Wales, farms along the Darling River have received only 10 inches of rain in the past two years, forcing farmers to sell their livestock and let fields lie fallow.
Not a whale in the middle of the lake. None of it is natural (the lake or the spray). Actually the Captain Cook Fountain welcoming people to Canberra, the capital of Australia. And given the right wind conditions the spray can completely wash your car on the bridge!
Dongting Lake, China's second-largest freshwater lake, is located in northeastern Hunan Province. It is a large, shallow body of water surrounded by mountain chains. It is also known as 'eight- hundred Li Dong Ting Lake' (The Li is a Chinese length unit equal to 500 meters or about 1,640 feet). An impressive characteristic of the lake is it is inter-nested.
A massive storage reservoir, Lake Argyle formed where the Ord River enters the Carr-Boyd Ranges 160 kilometres southeast of Wyndham. Lake Argyle is now the largest fresh water storage in mainland Australia. Its storage capacity is 10,760 million cubic metres of water or about 9 times the water volume of Sydney Harbour.
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