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All clues refer to lakes around the world. Type freely the ones you remember and then use clues to focus the others. Here is just a selection. Suggestions are welcome.
The northernmost one of the chain of lakes in the Great Rift Valley.
The one which years ago was one of largest lakes, before being used by Soviet Union for irrigation projects.
The largest one in Syria.
The largest one on the border between Saskatchewan and Alberta.
The one in Russia regarded as the deepest one in the world.
The largest one in Central Asia.
Salt water lakes between the north and south part of the Suez Canal. One is 'Great', the other is 'Small'.
The largest one in Central Europe. Affectionately called 'Hungarian Sea'.
The one variously considered the world's largest lake or a full-fledged sea.
The one shared by Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad.
The one between the Canadian province of Quebec and the US States of New York and Vermont.
The largest one in Germany and Austria.
The one whose size depends from the Yangtze River. Between the Chinese provinces of Hubei and Hunan.
The one on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau. Nicknamed the 'Sparkling Pearl Embedded in a Highland'.
The one which is the world's lowest lake (423 m / 1,388 ft below sea level). Also called the 'Salt Sea'.
The one on the border between Macedonia and Greece.
The smallest one of the African Great Lakes.
The one which is the shallowest of the Great Lakes.
The largest one in Australia.
The other name of Cami Lake. Located on the main island of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago.
The largest one in Italy.
The largest one entirely within Canada.
The largest one entirely within a single US State.
The deepest one in North America.
The one of the five Great Lakes of North America where lies Manitoulin Island.
The largest one in New Jersey.
The one even called 'Dalai Nuur' (Ocean Lake). One of the 5 largest freshwater lakes in China.
The one whose name means 'hot lake' in the Kyrgyz language.
The largest one in the Netherlands.
The largest one entirely within Peru. Called 'Chinchaycocha' in Quechua.
The one on the Zambezi river. It is the largest artificial lake by volume in the world.
The one known as 'Black Lake'. Located in the Pamir Mountains.
The one in Uganda which is part of Great Lakes system, but it is not itself considered a Great Lake.
The one in Asia fed by 23 rivers but having only the Songacha River as outflow.
The one of the African Great Lakes on the border between the DRC and Rwanda.
The largest one in Europe.
The one in North America with the Aulneau Peninsula.
The other name of the 'Lake Geneva'.
The largest one in the British Isles.
The 2nd-largest one in the Philippines. On island the of Mindanao.
The one in Tibet which is the highest large body of freshwater in the world.
The largest one in Papua New Guinea.
The one after which one of the Canadian provinces is named.
The one which is connected to the Gulf of Venezuela.
The only one of the five Great Lakes of North America which is entirely within the United States.
The one whose name just means 'lake' in several Bantu languages.
The one located on Baffin Island and considered as the largest lake on an island.
The largest one entirely in Switzerland.
The largest one in Central America.
The largest one entirely within the Canadian province of Ontario.
The southernmost one in the Great Rift Valley system of East Africa. Also known as Lake Malawi.
The one created as a result of the construction of the Aswan High Dam. Called 'Lake Nubia' in Sudan.
The 2nd-largest one in Europe.
The largest one in Macedonia. On the border with Albania.
The one of the five Great Lakes of North America, whose name means 'Lake of Shining Waters'.
The biggest transboundary lake in Europe. On the border between Estonia and Russia.
The one located in a shallow depression in the Altiplano Mountains in Bolivia.
The one in Jiangxi Province. One of the 5 largest freshwater lakes in China.
The largest one in East Asia.
The one claimed to be the deepest fjord lake in the world.
The largest one in Romania.
The one whose name reminds Santa Claus. Between Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
The largest one in Finland.
The largest one in in Armenia and the Caucasus region.
The one in Middle East even called Kinneret, Lake of Gennesaret or Lake Tiberias.
The largest one of the five traditionally-demarcated Great Lakes of North America.
The largest one in the Balkan Peninsula. On the border Montenegro-Albania.
The one in Africa which is the 2nd-deepest lake in the world.
The one in the Taymyr Peninsula.
The largest one by surface area in New Zealand.
The one considered as the highest commercially navigable lake in the world.
The one which was formerly known as 'Lake Rudolf' and is the world's largest permanent desert lake.
The largest one in the Middle East.
The northernmost named lake on Earth. In the Qikiqtaaluk Region of Nunavut at a latitude of 82°28'N.
The largest one in Mongolia by surface area.
The largest one in Sweden and in the whole European Union.
The largest one in Africa.
The one in Ghana which is the largest artificial lake in the world by surface area.
The largest one in Antarctica.
The largest one contained within a single Canadian province.
The one (near Seattle) named after a US President.
The other name of 'Lake Managua' in Nicaragua.
The biggest one of the Fuju Five Lakes in Japan.
The one where lies the largest city of Switzerland.
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