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Lakes + Reservoirs

Natural and artificial lakes.


Generalized from 10 million lakes theme. The 10 million lakes primarily derive from World Data Bank 2 with numerous reservoir additions from imagery sources. Diminishing areal extent of Aral Sea and Lake Chad was digitized from recent satellite imagery.

Ranked by relative importance, coordinating with river ranking. Includes name attributes.

(right) Lakes and reservoirs in Argentina and Brazil.


Areal Sea is probably lower now than what is shown.

Version History

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