Lake Peigneur is a shallow, now salt-water, lake near New Iberia, Louisiana that was the location of an unusual man-made catastrophe on November 21, 1980. Beneath the lake, there was both the Diamond Crystal Salt Mine and Texaco's oil drilling occurring concurrently.
The generally accepted cause of the disaster is that a miscalculated oil probe punctured the roof of a salt shaft,...
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.
The Popocatepetl and Iztaccíhuatl Volcanos near Mexico City, Mexico. The name Popocatepetl, meaning "Smoking Mountain", was given to the volcano by the Aztecs, and suggests that the volcano has long been active. It is built on an older volcano which adds 12,464 ft (3800 m) to Popocatepetl's elevation.
Fire near Great Bear Lake, Canada.
Great Bear Lake (Sahtu) is the largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada and the fourth largest in North America. The lake is situated on the Arctic Circle between 65 and 67 degrees of northern latitude and between 118 and 123 degrees western longitude, 186 m above sea level.
The lake has a surface area of 31,153 km² and a total...
As know as "Webster Lake" too, this lake is in Massachusetts, and its the most biggest place name, and it's one of the most longest in the world.The official name is Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg but most people use the "Webster Lake" name.
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