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Ammersee51 photos

Ammersee (398) Inning am Ammersee
AmmerseeGermany

Coordinates: 48° 4′ 35″ N, 11° 8′ 4″ E

The Ammersee is after Chiemsee and Lake Starnberg the third largest lake in Bavaria (under the lakes, which lie exclusively in Bavaria) and reaching the farthest north alpine lake. The lake is owned by the Free State of Bavaria, the Bavarian[Read more]

Barmsee4 photos

Barmsee (022)
BarmseeGermany

Coordinates: 47° 30′ 3″ N, 11° 14′ 28″ E

The Barmsee is a maximum of 1.12 km long and a maximum of 0.49 km wide lake in the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen (Upper Bavaria) in the territory of the municipality Krün north of Mittenwald. The sheltered location and its relatively large… [Read more]

Eibsee21 photos

Eibsee (172) Zugspitze
EibseeGermany

Coordinates: 47° 27′ 26″ N, 10° 58′ 36″ E

The Eibsee is a lake 9 km southwest of Garmisch-Partenkirchen below (3.5 km north) of the Zugspitze (2,962 m) in the Wetterstein mountains in Bavaria. In the northeast is the 4.8 ha and 26 m deep Untersee separated almost completely by a 50 m wide… [Read more]

Hintersee (Ramsauer Ache)13 photos

Hintersee (Ramsauer Ache) (127)
Hintersee (Ramsauer Ache)Germany

Coordinates: 47° 36′ 24″ N, 12° 51′ 14″ E

The Hintersee (formerly Ferchensee or Forchensee) is a 16.4 hectare lake in the municipality of Ramsau in the Berchtesgadener Land, about two kilometers west of the center of Ramsau. Named after him is the village Hintersee directly on its western… [Read more]

Hopfensee2 photos

Hopfensee (001)
HopfenseeGermany

Coordinates: 47° 36′ 10″ N, 10° 40′ 21″ E

The Hopfensee is a maximum 2.1 km long lake with a circumference of 6.8 km north of Füssen in the district of Ostallgäu, Bavarian Swabia, Bavaria. With its total area of 184 hectares, it belongs to the city of Füssen, but borders on the west bank… [Read more]

Jökulsárlón28 photos

Jökulsárlón (234)
JökulsárlónIceland

Coordinates: 64° 4′ 29″ N, 16° 11′ 25″ W

Jökulsárlón, literally “glacial river lagoon”, is a large glacial lake in southeast Iceland, on the edge of Vatnajökull National Park. Situated at the head of the Breiðamerkurjökull glacier, it developed into a lake after the glacier started… [Read more]

Kochelsee10 photos

Kochelsee (005)
KochelseeGermany

Coordinates: 47° 38′ 34″ N, 11° 20′ 18″ E

The Kochelsee (Lake Kochel) is located 70 km south of Munich on the edge of the Bavarian Alps. It belongs to the communities Schlehdorf in the west and Kochel am See in the east. While the southern part of the lake is surrounded by mountains, the… [Read more]

Königssee52 photos

Königssee (608) Obersee
KönigsseeGermany

Coordinates: 47° 35′ 17″ N, 12° 59′ 21″ E

The Königssee is a long mountain lake in Berchtesgaden in the southeast of Bavaria and part of the municipality of Schönau am Königssee. It lies at the eastern foot of the Watzmann and is mainly fed by the Obersee through the Saletbach in the… [Read more]

Lake Titicaca137 photos

Uro’s Islands (034)
Lake TiticacaPeru

Coordinates: 15° 43′ 29″ S, 69° 47′ 32″ W

The Lake Titicaca is located 3,810 m above sea level on the border of Bolivia and Peru and is the highest commercially navigable lake in the world. [Read more]

Mývatn5 photos

Lake Mývatn (005)
MývatnIceland

Coordinates: 65° 36′ 1″ N, 17° 0′ 2″ W

Mývatn is a shallow eutrophic lake situated in an area of active volcanism in the north of Iceland, not far from Krafla volcano. The lake and its surrounding wetlands have an exceptionally rich fauna of waterbirds, especially ducks. The lake was… [Read more]

Plansee (Tyrol)7 photos

Plansee (Tyrol) (026)
Plansee (Tyrol)Austria

Coordinates: 47° 28′ 32″ N, 10° 48′ 59″ E

The Plansee is located in the district of Reutte, Tyrol, Austria within the Ammergau Alps. With almost 3 km², it is the second largest natural lake in Tyrol. It is connected by a 300 m long canal with the approximately 68 cm higher located Lake[Read more]

Pripri de Yiyi82 photos

Pripri de Yiyi (1972)
Pripri de YiyiFrench Guiana - France

Coordinates: 5° 25′ 22″ N, 53° 3′ 1″ W

The great Pripri de Yiyi is located on the municipalities of Sinnamary and Iracoubo, and covers about 15 000 ha. This ecosystem occupies a central position between two other large Guyanese marshes, Plain of Kaw at the east and Savane Sarcelle at… [Read more]

Tonlé Sap24 photos

Kompong Phluk (016)
Tonlé SapCambodia

Coordinates: 12° 51′ 19″ N, 104° 11′ 15″ E

Tonlé Sap, commonly translated to “Great Lake”, refers to a seasonally inundated freshwater lake, the Tonlé Sap Lake and an attached river, the 120 km long Tonlé Sap River, that connects the lake to the Mekong River. They form the central part of a… [Read more]

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