There are over 117 million lakes in the world. But people are more attracted to seas and beaches. Can anything replace the calmness of a lake and the blissfulness of a romantic boat ride on it at night?
Today, we are focusing on those lakes that are bizarre and exceptional in nature and behavior. Due to their weirdest nature, they have attracted everyone's attention, and people take trips to visit them.
Check out Weirdest Lakes In The World
1. Boiling Lake
Location – Trois Pitons National Park, Dominica
The surface water boils at around 80-90 degrees Celsius, and the color of the water is grayish. It is amazing to see the water bubbles forming all the time and boiling water turning into steam.
2. Jellyfish Lake
Location – Eil Malk Island, Palau
Jellyfishes are fascinating to look at, and this lake has millions of jellyfishes that travel from one side of the lake to the other creating an ethereal look for the visitors.
3. Lake Baikal
Location – Southern Siberia, Russia
It is the cleanest, deepest and largest freshwater lake in the world. It contains 20% of unfrozen surface fresh water in the world. Some believe that it is world's oldest lake and in the long run, it will turn into an ocean. Local people have seen glowing orbs in the lake.
4. Lake Resia
Location – South Tyrol, Italy
It is an artificial tower that has a church tower in the middle. When the water freezes in winter, people can walk over to it, and local people can hear bell sound coming from it though there is no bell inside it.
5. Laguna Colorada
Location – Altiplano of Bolivia
It is popularly known as Red Lagoon because of its mind-blowing red water that makes it look like you are on Mars. You can also get to see some of the most rare birds here like Flamingos.
6. Lake Taal
Location – Island of Luzon, Philippines
It is called the inception of lakes. It is situated on the island of Luzon, and inside it, there is a small uninhabited island called Volcano island. Inside Volcano island, there is a small lake called Main Crater lake. Inside Main Create lake, there is a very small island structure called Vulcan point.
7. Lake Nyos
Location – Northwest Region of Cameroon
It is also called the Exploding Lake as it gives out carbon-dioxide and in 1986, itis responsible for the killing of 1700 local people and 3500 livestock due to asphyxiation. The water in it contains carbonic acid.
8. Don Juan Pond
Location – Antartica
It is the only waterbody in Antarctica that never freeze because this lake contains hypersaline water and is considered to be the saltiest water body in the world. The second saltiest lake in the Dead Sea.
9. Aral Sea
Location – Kazakhstan
It was one of the largest lakes in the world, but 90% of it has turned into desert now. You can see water only in 10% of the total area and itis about to disappear due to several irrigation projects sanctioned by the government. You can see many ghosts ships in wrecked forms.
10. Plitvice Lakes
Location – The Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
It consists of 16 crystalline lakes, and there are many waterfalls and rapids formed as one lake tumbles into another. It is truly a heavenly place to be in on Earth and is a treat for the eyes.
11. Pitch Lake
Location – Brighton, Trinidad and Tobago
This has the largest deposit of asphalt in the world. It is a lake of liquid asphalt. This asphalt is transported from time to time to pave roads.
12. Man Sagar Lake
Location – Jaipur, India
There is a very popular palace located inside the lake. If you are talking about a romantic boat riding, this is the ideal place. You need to enter the Jal Mahal, and you will be awe-struck by its exquisite beauty.
13. Lake Superior
Location – North America
If you are into surfing, this is the perfect lake for you. There are good enough waves in it to surf well. In winter, most of the water freezes and ice get stuck on wetsuits and hair which makes it a perfect adventurous place.
14. Lake Balkhash
Location – Kazakhstan
This is a unique lake that has puzzled the scientists it half of its water is freshwater while the other half is completely saline. It is impossible for such a combination to coexist according to scientific laws.
Which one of these did you find something worth making a trip to witness and remember it for a lifetime?