1. Matano, Indonesia
Also known as “Matano,” Lake Matano ranks in 10th place, keeping a 590 meter deep record. The lake is known to be the deepest in Indonesia, in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. There are also many endemic species of fish who live there, and they are also endangered by pollution. Matano lake water contains green sulfur bacteria which promote photosynthesis. Furthermore, the native fish species of Matano are threatened by both the competition of new fish and the rising pollution.
2. Crater Lake, United States
Crater Lake is America’s deepest lake, and is considered a crater lake. The maximum lake depth is estimated to be 594 metres. The lake is covered by water, and the lake does not have river streams to run. In fact, water from the lake is expected to be replaced by both snowfall and rain every 250 years. Initially, a non-American, John Wesley Hillman called the lake “Deep Blue Lake.” The lake’s mean depth is 350 meters above sea level and is accounted for sixth in the world when taking into account the mean depth. Finally, to be very interesting to note that water from the lake is considered one of the purest waters on earth.The lake’s water quality is preserved due to lack of inlets that absolutely prevent contamination of the water.
3. Great Slave Lake, Canada
Great Slave Lake is one of Canada’s most prominent lakes and is considered North America’s deepest lake. The Great Slave Lake contains 380 cubic mi water volume with a maximum depth of 614 meters. The term “Slave” comes from peoples of the First Nations called the Dene Slavey. Aboriginal Canadians were the first settlers around the lake and since then, different cultures have been apparent. Some parts of the lake fall within the Thaydene Nene National Park Reserve area. Additionally, the lake is seen frozen about eight months in a year. Finally, never try to fall into your own dangers as the shorelines of the lake are very irregular.
4. Issyk Kul, Kyrgyzstan
Issyk Kul is a beautiful lake in eastern Kyrgyzstan, in the northern mountains. At this location, there has been a major penetration of tourism that basically involves in resorts, vacation homes, and hotel complexes. The lake also makes a massive difference in terms of its incredible depth of 668 metres. In terms of volume, the lake is counted as the tenth largest lake in the world. The name Issyk-Kul originates in the Kyrgyz language, which means “hot water.” Therefore, the water is salty by definition and was estimated to be about 0.6 percent versus the actual salinity of the seawater at 3.5 percent.