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Scientists have not agreed on the technical, formal differences between a pond and a lake, though in practice, a pond is not as deep or large as a lake. Whether a body of water is called a pond or lake usually depends on...

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The main difference between saltwater and freshwater is the salinity content. Both contain salt or sodium chloride, but freshwater contains only small amounts of salt.

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Crater Lake in Oregon is 1,943 feet deep, according to the National Park Service. That makes Crater Lake the deepest U.S. lake and the world's ninth deepest.

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Lake Erie has an average depth of 62 feet and a maximum depth of 210 feet. The entire lake has a volume of 116 cubic miles, with a surface area of 9,910 square miles and 871 miles of shoreline. Lake Erie is the shallowes...

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Lake Michigan measures 307 miles in length and is 118 miles wide. At the surface, the water of the lake covers approximately 22,300 square miles and is ringed by a shoreline that measures 1,638 miles in length. The lake'...

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Lake Ontario measures 802 feet at its greatest depth and has an average depth of 283 feet. Its basin holds 393 cubic miles of water.

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Lake Mead is situated along the Colorado River in the states of Nevada and Arizona. Lake Mead is approximately 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nev.

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