Top 12 Most Unique Lakes in the World

Boiling Lake, Dominica:Boiling Lake is a fumarole, a hole in the planet’s crust that lets out gas and steam and is hot enough to boil water.

Crater Lake, Oregon, USA:Crater Lake is the ninth deepest lake globally, the deepest in the entire United States, and the second-deepest lake in North America.

Dead Sea, Israel and Jordan:The Dead Sea, located between Jordan and Israel, is known worldwide because of its very salty water and its incredibly high buoyancy. 

Exploding Lakes:The exploding lakes of Africa are the only three exploding lakes in the world. They are sometimes called “killer lakes” because of their lethal abilities to suffocate surrounding residents and wildlife. 

Grüner See, Austria:The Grüner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Austria, named after its emerald-green water bordered by forests and three mountains. 

 Jellyfish Lake, Palau:Jellyfish Lake is a small marine lake with an average depth of 30 meters, measuring 1,510 feet long and 520 feet wide. 

Lake Baikal, Russia:Even though Lake Baikal is the world’s deepest lake, this massive volume of water freezes in the winter. Lake Baikal is the oldest lake globally, having been formed 25 million years ago. 

Lake Hillier, Australia:A saline lake located in Western Australia, Lake Hillier is often called the Pink Lake and is remarkable for its vibrant pink hue.

Lake Kaindy, Kazakhstan:The massive limestone landslide precipitated by the 1911 Kebin earthquake, which took more than 450 lives, created the 1,300-foot-long Lake Kaindy. 

Lake Natron, Tanzania:Lake Natron in Tanzania is one of the deadliest lakes in the world, and it isn’t even exploding like the other killer lakes in Africa.

Spotted Lake, Canada:Spotted Lake is a saline lake in Canada that appears to be any tiny body of water in the fall. The lake, however, becomes a colorful, polka-dotted pool in the summertime. 

Tricolored Lakes, Indonesia:Crater lakes usually change color due to tiny eruptions that alter the chemical structure of the water.