The Enigmatic Wonders: Top 10 Strangest Lakes in the World
From eerie blood-red waters to lakes that mysteriously disappear, our world is home to some of the most enigmatic and unusual water bodies. These strange lakes have baffled scientists, intrigued explorers, and captivated the imagination of curious minds for years. In this article, we explore the top 10 strangest lakes in the world and unravel the mysteries that shroud them.
Top 10 Most Unusual and strangest lakes in the world
There are some lakes on this planet that defy logic and reason, possessing strange properties that fascinate and intrigue. From blood-red waters to jelly-like surfaces, the top 10 strangest lakes in the world are a true marvel of nature.
Spotted Lake, Canada
This is Canada’s Spotted Lake. This abrackish water lake is filled with mineral-rich salts, including sulphate, silver, and titanium. A wonderful sight is seen here when the water of this lake dries up in summer.
Kelimutu Crater Lake, Indonesia
There are three lakes located on top of the Kelimutu volcano in Indonesia. These are known as Kelimutu Crater Lake. These three lakes are of different colours and they also keep changing their colour, their water becomes blue to green, red, black and brown.
Champagne pool, New Zealand
This lake of New Zealand is called ‘Champagne Lake’. Like champagne, the bubble of carbon dioxide keeps on coming out in its water. The water temperature of this lake is 74 degree Celsius.
Boiling Lake, Dominica
It is a lake of boiling water, located in the Moran Trois Pitons National Park in the Caribbean country of Dominica. Water of the lake keeps on boiling because there is smouldering lava beneath it.
Pitch Lake, Trinidad
This black coloured lake is in the Caribbean country of Trinidad and Tobago. It is the largest natural tar and bitumen deposit in the world. This strange lake is 250 feet deep.
Cano Cristals, Colombia
This is Cano Cristals of Colombia. It is a river, whose water looks red, green, blue and orange. Due to Macarina Clavegra plant present in this lake the water here becomes iridescent from September to November.
Explosive Lake, Kivu
One of the dangerous lakes on earth is Lake Kivu. Here large layers of carbon dioxide and large amounts of methane gas are found in the water. It can explode even if there is a slight earthquake.
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Sudden Lake, Gafsa, Tunisia
This suddenly formed lake in the middle of the desert surprised everyone. There is a lot of poisonous algae found in this lake and also there is a phosphate mine nearby, due to which it can also contain radioactive elements.
Kawah Ijen Acidic Lake, Indonesia
It is the most acidic lake in the world. Its temperature at the bottom is 200 degree Celsius. The deadly methane gas glows with a mysterious blue colour at night.
Hillier Lake, Australia
No dangerous thing is found in this lake but its colour is pink. Scientists say that different types of microorganisms live here, due to which color of this lake appears pink.
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