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From Loch Ness to the Great Lakes, Wolfram|Alpha can tell you all about the lakes of the world. You can explore information about a variety of famous and lesser-known lakes, including data such as volume, surface area and location.


Get information about lakes of the world.

Get general information about a lake:

Compare two or more lakes:

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Properties of Lakes

Learn about the location, volume and other properties of a given lake or lakes.

Request basic lake properties:

Do computations with lake properties:

Compare properties of two or more lakes:

Ask about lake inflow and outflow rivers:

Learn about the region surrounding a lake:

Ask about islands within a lake:

Ask for extreme geographic points of a lake:

Find lakes meeting given criteria: