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Fonthill Kame

The Fonthill Kame is a geological feature in the Niagara Peninsula in Pelham, Ontario, Canada. A kame is a moraine in the form of a large, isolated hill. It is composed of sand and gravel deposited by the retreating glaciers of the last ice age. ...

                                               

Glenville Hills Kames

The Glenville Hills Kames is a 345 hectare provincially significant Earth Science Area of Natural and Scientific Interest in Ontario, Canada. Located in the northeastern part of the township of King, it contains most of the eastern portion of Jok ...

                                               

Inspiration Peak

Inspiration Peak is the highest peak of the Leaf Hills Moraines and of Otter Tail County in the U.S. State of Minnesota. It is 22 miles northwest of Alexandria. The peak rises about 400 feet above the surrounding plains, to an elevation of about ...

                                               

Lime Hollow

The Lime Hollow Center for Environment and Culture is a nature preserve project in Cortland County, New York. It was founded in 1993 as the Lime Hollow Nature Center, the culmination of efforts 20 years earlier to develop a nature preserve to pro ...

                                               

Ridgeway Site

The Ridgeway Site is a former archaeological site in the west-central part of the U.S. state of Ohio. Revealed to be a leading site by the construction of a railroad, it yielded a large and highly informational number of artifacts and buried bodi ...

                                               

Saugeen Kame Terraces

The Saugeen Kame Terraces is a 431-hectare provincially significant Earth Science Area of Natural and Scientific Interest in Ontario, Canada. It is in Grey County, bounding the eastern and southern shores of Wilder Lake, a kettle lake, and is par ...

                                               

Uxbridge Forest Kames

The Uxbridge Forest Kames is a 644-hectare provincially significant Earth Science Area of Natural and Scientific Interest in Ontario, Canada. The land is owned and managed by the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority. It was formed during the ...

                                               

Zimmerman Kame

The Zimmerman Kame is a glacial kame and archaeological site in McDonald Township, Hardin County, Ohio, United States, near the community of Roundhead. A circular hill approximately 20 feet in height, it was a commercial gravel pit for a time bef ...

                                               

108 Mile Lake

108 Mile Lake is a glacial lake located in the Cariboo region of British Columbia, Canada. The lake is named after the nearby town 108 Mile Ranch. 108 Mile Lake is connected to Sepa Lake. The channel between the two lakes was dredged in the late ...

                                               

Lake Ardibbo

Lake Ardibbo is a freshwater lake of Ethiopia. It is located north of Dessie, in the Debub Wollo Zone of the Amhara Region. It is situated about five kilometers southeast of Lake Hayq; both lakes are in Tehuledere woreda. This lake is smaller in ...

                                               

Lake Balinsasayao

Lake Balinsasayao is one of three crater lakes rising 1.000 feet above sea level located within the Balinsasayao Twin Lakes Natural Park, an 8.016.05-hectare protected area covering the municipalities of Valencia, Sibulan, and San Jose in the pro ...

                                               

Bow Lake (Alberta)

Bow Lake is a small lake in western Alberta, Canada. It is located on the Bow River, in the Canadian Rockies, at an altitude of 1920 m. The lake lies south of the Bow Summit, east of the Waputik Range and west of the Dolomite Pass, Dolomite Peak ...

                                               

Capilano Lake

Capilano Lake is a manmade lake located in the District of North Vancouver and West Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. It is part of the Metro Vancouver watershed, and accounts for approximately 40% of Greater Vancouvers water supply. The sou ...

                                               

Chatyr-Kul

Chatyr-Kul is an endorheic alpine lake in the Tian Shan mountains in At-Bashi District of Naryn Province, Kyrgyzstan; it lies in the lower part of Chatyr-Kul Depression near the Torugart Pass border crossing into China. The name of the lake means ...

                                               

Drakolimni

Drakolimni is the name of several alpine or sub-alpine lakes in northwestern Greece Epirus region: the ones in mountain Tymfi and Smolikas are the most widely known. According to local folktales the lakes used to be inhabited by dragons who fough ...

                                               

Lake Faak

Lake Faak is a lake in the Austrian state of Carinthia. With an area of approximately 2.2 km 2, it is the states fifth-largest lake.

                                               

Hidden Lake (Alberta)

Hidden Lake is a small glacial lake in the Skoki Valley of Banff National Park, Canada. It is located in the Slate Range of the Canadian Rockies. The lake can be reached by following a hiking trail for 8.4 km 5.2 mi starting at Fish Creek, at the ...

                                               

Lac des Joncs

Its situated at an elevation of 1.235 m above sea level. The maximum depth of the lake is approximatively 20 meters. The lake is more than 5.000 years old.

                                               

Kapka Tash Lake

Kapka Tash Lake is a rock-dammed lake in Toktogul District of Jalal-Abad Province of Kyrgyzstan. It is located at the altitude of 2303 m in riverbed of Kara-Suu, left tributary of Naryn River.

                                               

Kara-Suu Lake

Kara-Suu Lake is a rock-dammed lake in Toktogul District of Jalal-Abad Province of Kyrgyzstan. It is located at the altitude of 2022 m in riverbed of Kara-Suu, right tributary of Naryn River.

                                               

Lake Karla

Lake Karla is a former lake that sits at 60 to 80 m above sea level making it the only one in the plain of Thessaly. The lake is located at the northern end of the Magnesia regional unit in the Pineios basin, adjacent to Pelion and Maurovouni mou ...

                                               

Lake Kizaki

Lake Kizaki is a lake, situated near Ōmachi, Nagano, Japan, and located at the foot of the northern Japanese Alps mountain range. Mesotrophic and subalpine in nature, numerous lakeside attractions surround the lake, with the locale being a popula ...

                                               

Konigssee

The Konigssee is a natural lake in the extreme southeast Berchtesgadener Land district of the German state of Bavaria, near the Austrian border. Most of the lake is within the Berchtesgaden National Park.

                                               

Kulun Lake

Kulun Lake is a rock-dammed lake in Osh Province of Kyrgyzstan. It is located at the altitude of 2856 m in catchment of Kulun River, right tributary of Tar River.

                                               

Lake Aguelmame Sidi Ali

Aguelmame Sidi Ali is a lake in Khenifra Province, Beni Mellal-Khenifra, Morocco. Located at an altitude of 2.080 metres, Aguelmame Sidi Ali has a surface area of approximately 500 hectares and a depth of 36 m. It is near the boundary of the prov ...

                                               

Leopoldsteinersee

The Leopoldsteinersee is a mountain lake in Styria, in the east of Austria, about 4 kilometres northwest of the city of Eisenerz. The lake is named after the nearby Leopoldstein Castle.

                                               

Lunersee

Luner Lake is a large lake near the town of Bludenz in Vorarlberg, Austria. The lakes depth was raised by 72 metres by the construction of a hydroelectric dam in 1958. The dam supplies water to four local power plants, Lunersee, Rodund I, Rodund ...

                                               

Millstatter See

It is situated at 588 metres above the Adriatic 1.929 ft, north of the Drava Valley within the Gurktal Alps Nock Mountains range of the Central Eastern Alps, near the town of Spittal an der Drau. With a surface area of 13.3 km 2 5.1 sq mi Lake Mi ...

                                               

Mirror Lake (Clackamas County, Oregon)

Mirror Lake is a mountain lake in Clackamas County of the U.S. state of Oregon. It is located at the foot of Tom Dick and Harry Mountain in a natural catchment formed by a toe of the mountain, 11.4 kilometres southwest of Mount Hood, and 3.1 kilo ...

                                               

Obersee (Konigssee)

The Obersee is a natural lake in the extreme southeast Berchtesgadener Land district of the German state of Bavaria, near the Austrian border. All of the lake is within the Berchtesgaden National Park. It is located southeast of the much larger K ...

                                               

Lake Ossiach

Lake Ossiach is a lake in the Austrian state of Carinthia. It is the states third largest lake, superseded only by Lake Worth and Lake Millstatt.

                                               

Lake Ritsa

Lake Ritsa is a lake in the Caucasus Mountains, in the north-western part of Abkhazia, surrounded by mixed mountain forests and subalpine meadows. The road from the Black Sea coast was built in 1936. The resort of Avadhara lies to the north of th ...

                                               

Ross Lake (Washington)

Ross Lake is a large reservoir in the North Cascade mountains of northern Washington state, United States, and southwestern British Columbia, Canada. The lake runs approximately north-south, is 23 miles long, up to 1.5 miles wide, and the full re ...

                                               

Lake Sary-Chelek

Sary-Chelek is a mountain lake located in Sary-Chelek Nature Reserve in Jalal-Abad Province in Western Kyrgyzstan. It is north of Arkit at the eastern end of the Chatkal Range. There are a number of smaller lakes in the area.

                                               

Lake Sevan

Lake Sevan is the largest body of water in Armenia and the Caucasus region. It is one of the largest freshwater high-altitude lakes in Eurasia. The lake is situated in Gegharkunik Province, at an altitude of 1.900 m above sea level. The total sur ...

                                               

Song Kol Lake

Song Kol is an alpine lake in northern Naryn Province, Kyrgyzstan. It lies at an altitude of 3016 m, and has an area of about 270 km 2 and volume of 2.64 km 3. The lakes maximum length is 29 km, breadth about 18 km, and the deepest point is 13.2 ...

                                               

Susie Lake

Lake Susie is an alpine lake West of South Lake Tahoe. The water level often becomes very low after late summer. A permit is required to stay overnight. The lakes tree were destroyed in the 2015 Butte Fire. There is a waterfall nearby, known as S ...

                                               

Lake Titicaca

Titicaca is a large, deep lake in the Andes on the border of Bolivia and Peru, often called the "highest navigable lake" in the world. By volume of water and by surface area, it is the largest lake in South America. Lake Titicaca has a surface el ...

                                               

Lake Venado

Lake Venado is an endorheic lake located at the foot of Mount Apo in the province of North Cotabato, Mindanao, Philippines. It is the second highest lake in the country after Bulalacao Lake of Mount Tabayoc in Benguet, found in coordinates 7°00′8 ...

                                               

Lake Virginia (California)

Lake Virginia is a lake located in the Sierra Nevada in Fresno County, California. It drains into Fish Creek, in the Cascade Valley. The John Muir Trail passes along its northern shore. It is not to be confused with Virginia Lakes, a cluster of l ...

                                               

Lake Wolfgang

Lake Wolfgang is a lake in Austria that lies mostly within the state of Salzburg and is one of the best known lakes in the Salzkammergut resort region. The municipalities on its shore are Strobl, St. Gilgen with the villages of Abersee and Ried a ...

                                               

Worthersee

Worthersee is a lake in the southern Austrian state of Carinthia. The popular bathing lake is a main tourist destination in summer.

                                               

Klawatti Peak

Klawatti Peak) is located in North Cascades National Park in the U.S. state of Washington. Klawatti Peak is a nunatak, a peak surrounded by glaciers. These are Klawatti Glacier to the east, McAllister Glacier to the northwest and Inspiration Glac ...

                                               

Lodalskåpa

Lodalskåpa is the highest nunatak on the Norwegian glacier Jostedalsbreen. It is located on the border between the municipalities of Stryn and Luster in Vestland county, Norway, within Jostedalsbreen National Park. The 2.083-metre 6.834 ft tall L ...

                                               

Nara Burnu

Nara Burnu, formerly Nağara Burnu, in English Nagara Point, and in older sources Point Pesquies, is a headland on the Anatolian side of the Dardanelles Straits, north of Çanakkale. It is the narrowest and, with 113 metres 371 ft, the deepest, sec ...

                                               

Sagres Point

Sagres Point is a windswept shelf-like promontory located in the southwest Algarve region of southern Portugal. Only 4 km to the west and 3 km to the north lies Cape St. Vincent, which is usually taken as the southwesternmost tip of Europe. The v ...

                                               

Warren Point, Wembury

Warren Point is a promontory in South Devon, located southeast of Plymouth. The Warren Point foot ferry links Wembury, on the western side of the River Yealm, to both Newton Ferrers and Noss Mayo on the eastern side of the river. This crossing is ...

                                               

Abbott Spur

Abbott Spur is an ice-covered spur in Victoria Land, Antarctica, separating the lower ends of Rutgers Glacier and Allison Glacier on the west side of the Royal Society Range.

                                               

Boott Spur

Boott Spur is a minor peak located in Coos County, New Hampshire. The mountain is named after Dr. Francis Boott, and is part of the Presidential Range of the White Mountains. Boott Spur stands on the shoulder of Mount Washington, above the south ...

                                               

Geneva Spur

The Geneva Spur, named Eperon des Genevois and has also been called the Saddle Rib is a geological feature on Mount Everest - it is a large rock buttress near the summits of Everest and Lhotse. The Geneva spur is above Camp III and the Yellow Ban ...