FRESHWATER LAKESANUP GHIMIRE, ROCK FACE LIMITED
LAKE BAIKAL
• Oldest (25 million years) and deepest
(1700 metres) lake.
• Area: 31722 square kilometres.
…LAKE BAIKAL
• Average depth : 744 metres
• Located in South East Siberia, Russia.
…LAKE BAIKAL
• Twenty percentage of world’s
freshwater
• Around 1200 animal species
and 600 types of animals.
• 27 endemic...
LAKE VICTORIA
• Largest lake in Africa
• Located in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya.
…LAKE VICTORIA
• 68000 square kilometres area.
• Maximum depth: 82 metres.
…LAKE VICTORIA
• Average depth: 20 metres
• Largest tropical lake in the
world.
• 500 species of fish
• Cichlids fish.
LAKE SUPERIOR
• Largest freshwater lake in the world by surface
area (82100 square kilometres).
• Average depth: 147 metre...
…LAKE SUPERIOR
• Located in North America.
• 10% of the world’s
freshwater.
• 88 species of fish
• Common fish species: Br...
LAKE TANGANYIKA
• Longest freshwater lake in the world (660
kilometres).
• Located in Tanzania, Burundi, Congo DR and
Zamb...
…LAKE TANGANYIKA
• Area: 32900 square
kilometres.
• 350 species of fish.
• Common species: Endemic
cichlids, Giant Nile
Pe...
LAKE MALAWI
• Area: 29600 square kilometres
• Length: 580 kilometres
• Located between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania.
…LAKE MALAWI
• 500-1000 species of fish
• Cannon
fish, Mbuna, Chambo, Ut
aka, Usipa, Matemba, Ml
amba, Kampango.
LAKE VANERN
• Largest lake in European Union
• Area 5650 square kilometres
• Average depth 27 metres
• Located in Sweden.
…LAKE VANERN
• Smelt Fish
• Gullspang Salmon and
Klaralv Salmon
LAKE LADOGA
• Located in North Western Russia
• Area: 25900
• Average depth: 51 metres
• Maximum depth: 230 metres
…LAKE LADOGA
• 48 species of fish
• Common species: roach,
carp bream, zander,
European perch, ruffe and
smelt.
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  1. 1. FRESHWATER LAKESANUP GHIMIRE, ROCK FACE LIMITED
  2. 2. LAKE BAIKAL • Oldest (25 million years) and deepest (1700 metres) lake. • Area: 31722 square kilometres.
  3. 3. …LAKE BAIKAL • Average depth : 744 metres • Located in South East Siberia, Russia.
  4. 4. …LAKE BAIKAL • Twenty percentage of world’s freshwater • Around 1200 animal species and 600 types of animals. • 27 endemic species of fish • Water seals, omul fish, golomyanka (oil-fish).
  5. 5. LAKE VICTORIA • Largest lake in Africa • Located in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya.
  6. 6. …LAKE VICTORIA • 68000 square kilometres area. • Maximum depth: 82 metres.
  7. 7. …LAKE VICTORIA • Average depth: 20 metres • Largest tropical lake in the world. • 500 species of fish • Cichlids fish.
  8. 8. LAKE SUPERIOR • Largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area (82100 square kilometres). • Average depth: 147 metres. • Maximum depth: 406 metres.
  9. 9. …LAKE SUPERIOR • Located in North America. • 10% of the world’s freshwater. • 88 species of fish • Common fish species: Brook Trout, Pike, Lake trout, Rainbow, walleye, pink and Chinook.
  10. 10. LAKE TANGANYIKA • Longest freshwater lake in the world (660 kilometres). • Located in Tanzania, Burundi, Congo DR and Zambia.
  11. 11. …LAKE TANGANYIKA • Area: 32900 square kilometres. • 350 species of fish. • Common species: Endemic cichlids, Giant Nile Perch, Small Nile Perch, Goliath tiger, Yellow belly, Kapenta, Bichir.
  12. 12. LAKE MALAWI • Area: 29600 square kilometres • Length: 580 kilometres • Located between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania.
  13. 13. …LAKE MALAWI • 500-1000 species of fish • Cannon fish, Mbuna, Chambo, Ut aka, Usipa, Matemba, Ml amba, Kampango.
  14. 14. LAKE VANERN • Largest lake in European Union • Area 5650 square kilometres • Average depth 27 metres • Located in Sweden.
  15. 15. …LAKE VANERN • Smelt Fish • Gullspang Salmon and Klaralv Salmon
  16. 16. LAKE LADOGA • Located in North Western Russia • Area: 25900 • Average depth: 51 metres • Maximum depth: 230 metres
  17. 17. …LAKE LADOGA • 48 species of fish • Common species: roach, carp bream, zander, European perch, ruffe and smelt.

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