Top Ten highest Lakes in the World


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  1. 1 Ojos del Salada


    Lying at an altitude of  20,965 feet (6390 meters) above sea level, Ojos del Salado is the World's highest lake. It is situated on the eastern face of Ojos del Salado, the world's highest active volcano. It is a small crater lake with a diameter of only 100m and a depth of just 10m and it lies on the borders of Chile and Argentina.

  2. 2 Lhagba Pool


    Lhagba Pool is the second highest lake in the world. It has a height of 20,892 feet (6,368 m) and was considered the highest lake in Tibet and the second highest lake in the world, behind Ojos del Salado.

  3. 3 Changtse Pool, Tibet


    Lying at an altitude of  20,394 feet (6,216 meters) above sea level, Changtse Pool is the third highest lake in the world. The Changtse Glacier flows north into the East Rongbuk Glacier.  Typically the Changtse Peak is related to Mount Everest and ended up being explored by George Mallory’s ill-fated expedition in the year of 1924 from which he did not go back.

  4. 4 East Rongbuk Pool


    East Rongbuk Pool is at a height of 20,013 feet (6,100 meters) and it occupies 4th spot in this list. It is a Tibetan lake. The lake/pool appears during the times when snow starts melting. It is named after the East Rongbuk Glacier, one of biggest glaciers in the world. This was first explored by Graham Hoyland, followed by many others.

  5. 5 Acamarachi Pool, Chile


    The fifth highest lake in the world is Acamarachi Pool, Chile. This spectacular and beautiful lake is known to have its own crater pool, and has diameter of just 10-15m. it is impressively high, about 5,950m above the sea level. The lake is said to be dangerous and is not chosen for vacation or visiting purposes.


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