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Lake Lisan

Lake Lisan was a prehistoric lake that existed between 70.000 and 12.000 BP in the Jordan Rift Valley in the Near East. It is sometimes referred to as a Pleistocene lake. Lisan means tongue in Arabic relating to the shape of the Lisan Peninsula w ...

                                               

Logan Park, Dunedin

The park contains both Football and rugby grass and artificial pitches, known as both Dunedin Artificial Turf and Logan Park Turf, an artificial hockey turf, bowling greens, and tennis courts, and part of the park is now occupied by two stadia, t ...

                                               

Lake Manix

Lake Manix is a former lake fed by the Mojave River in the Mojave Desert. It lies within San Bernardino County, California. Located close to Barstow, this lake had the shape of a cloverleaf and covered four basins named Coyote, Cady/Manix, Troy a ...

                                               

Lake Manly

Lake Manly was a pluvial lake in Death Valley, California, covering much of Death Valley with a surface area of 1.600 square kilometres during the so-called "Blackwelder stand". Water levels varied through its history, and the chronology is furth ...

                                               

Lake Maumee

Lake Maumee was a proglacial lake and an ancestor of present-day Lake Erie. It formed about 14.000 Years Before Present as the Huron-Erie Lobe of the Laurentide Ice Sheet retreated at the end of the Wisconsin glaciation. As water levels continued ...

                                               

Lake McConnell

Lake McConnell was a very large proglacial lake that existed in what is now Canada from 11.800 to 8.300 years ago. Other sources give starting and ending dates of about 12.000 and between 9.000 and 8.000 years ago respectively. It covered parts o ...

                                               

Lake Merrimack

Lake Merrimack was a glacial lake that formed during the late Pleistocene epoch. After the Laurentide Ice Sheet retreated, glacial ice melt accumulated at the terminal moraine and blocked up the Merrimack River, creating the narrow lake. The lake ...

                                               

Lake Missoula

Lake Missoula was a prehistoric proglacial lake in western Montana that existed periodically at the end of the last ice age between 15.000 and 13.000 years ago. The lake measured about 7.770 square kilometres and contained about 2.100 cubic kilom ...

                                               

Lake Modoc

Lake Modoc is a former lake in California and Oregon, in the location of present-day Upper Klamath Lake, Lower Klamath Lake and Tule Lake. It existed during the Pliocene and Pleistocene epochs, its formation probably influenced by volcanism and f ...

                                               

Lake Mojave

Lake Mojave is an ancient former lake fed by the Mojave River that, through the Holocene, occupied the Silver Lake and Soda Lake basins in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California. Its outlet may have ultimately emptied into the Col ...

                                               

Lake Monongahela

Lake Monongahela was a proglacial lake in western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. It formed during the Pre-Illinoian ice epoch when the retreat of the ice sheet northwards blocked the drainage of these valleys to the north. The lake formed ...

                                               

Lake Musselshell

The basin that held Pleistocene Lake Musselshell is in the lower reach of the river. It is underlain mostly by highly erodible Cretaceous Colorado shale, Montana group sandstone, siltstone and shale, and Hell Creek sandstone and shale. The bedroc ...

                                               

Nipissing Great Lakes

Nipissing Great Lakes was a prehistoric proglacial lake. Parts of the former lake are now Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Georgian Bay and Lake Michigan. It formed about 7.500 years before present. The lake occupied the depression left by the Labrador ...

                                               

Lake Nisqually

Lake Nisqually is used to identify the freshwater lake formed in the Puget Sound trough, west of Tacoma. It is sometime confused with Early Lake Russell which covered the same area during a previous northward retreat of the glacier. The glacier r ...

                                               

Lake Palomas

Lake Palomas is a former lake in New Mexico, United States, and Chihuahua, Mexico. This lake was relatively large and reached a size of about 9.100 square kilometres during its highstands. Preceded by Lake Cabeza de Vaca, it formed during the Ple ...

                                               

Lake Passaic

Lake Passaic was a prehistoric proglacial lake that existed in northern New Jersey in the United States at the end of the last ice age approximately 19.000–14.000 years ago. The lake was formed of waters released by the retreating Wisconsin Glaci ...

                                               

Lake Pickering

Lake Pickering was an extensive proglacial lake of the Devensian glacial. It filled the Vale of Pickering between the North York Moors and the Yorkshire Wolds, when the ice blocked the drainage, which had previously flowed north-eastwards past th ...

                                               

Lake Ptolemy

Lake Ptolemy is a former lake in Sudan. This lake formed during the Holocene in the Darfur region, during a time when the monsoon over Africa was stronger. The existence of the lake is dated between about 9.100 – 2.400 years before present. This ...

                                               

Glacial Lake Russell

During the Vashon Glaciation a series of lakes formed along the southern margin of the Cordilleran Ice Cap. In the Puget Sound depression, a series of lakes developed, of which Lake Russell was the largest and the longest lasting. Early Lake Russ ...

                                               

Lake Russell (prehistoric)

Lake Russell is a former lake stage of Mono Lake. It was named in honour of Israel Russell, but is also known as Lake Mono in contrast to the present-day lake. This lake was larger than present-day Mono Lake and occasionally overflowed first into ...

                                               

Lake Saginaw

Lake Saginaw occupied the basin of Saginaw Bay. There were two periods when it was an independent lake, not associated with a larger body of water in the Huron basin. The first Lake Saginaw was a contemporary of the last stages of Lake Maumee. Wh ...

                                               

Saltese Flats

The Saltese Flats is a flat located in Spokane County, Washington, United States. The flats are occupied by the residual wetlands of the now-drained Saltese Lake. The term Saltese Flats is generally used to refer to both the flat and the occupyin ...

                                               

Searles Lake

Searles Lake is an endorheic dry lake in the Searles Valley of the Mojave Desert, in northwestern San Bernardino County, California. The mining community of Trona is on its western shore. The evaporite basin is approximately 19 km 12 mi long and ...

                                               

Lake Seewen

Lake Seewen is a former lake in Seewen, Canton of Solothurn, in Switzerland. It was drained in the late 16th century. The lake was formed 8000 years ago following a rockslide that ponded the villages brook behind it. It had a length of about 2 km ...

                                               

Lake Sils (Catalonia)

Lake Sils, Catalan Estany de Sils or Llac de Sils, is a freshwater dry lake with residual wetlands and marshes located in Caldes de Malavella, Maçanet de la Selva and Sils municipal terms, in the comarca of Selva, Catalonia, Spain. Located in a t ...

                                               

Lake Puyallup

Lake Puyallup developed along the south edge of the Puget Sound Glacier. The glacier was in retreat northward after having reached its most southerly point. Drainage off the north face of Mount Rainier and the melting ice of the glacier was trapp ...

                                               

Lake Skokomish

During the Vashon Glaciation a series of lakes formed along the southern margin of the Cordilleran Ice Cap. In the Hood Canal depression, two significant lake stages existed, Lake Skokomish and Lake Hood. Early Lake Skokomish’s surface was at 350 ...

                                               

Stokkavatnet (Forus)

Stokkavatnet is a former lake that was located at Forus in Stavanger, Norway, between the two fjords Hafrsfjord and Gandsfjord. The lake was among the largest at the Northern Jæren district, with an area of about 4 km². It was surrounded by consi ...

                                               

Lake Suguta

Lake Suguta is a former lake in Africa. It formed in the Suguta Valley, which is part of the East African Rift, south of Lake Turkana during the Holocene African humid period. The lake existed a number of times during history, most recently durin ...

                                               

Sumas Lake

Sumas Lake) was a shallow freshwater lake surrounded by extensive wetlands. The traditional territory of the Sumas First Nation, a band of the Sto:lo Nation, it was located between Sumas and Vedder Mountains, midway between the present-day cities ...

                                               

Lake Tecopa

Lake Tecopa is a former lake in Inyo County, southern California. It developed during the Miocene and the Pleistocene within a tectonic basin close to the border with Nevada. Fed by the Amargosa River and some neighbouring washes, it eventually c ...

                                               

Lake Tengger

Lake Tengger is a paleolake in China. It formed within the Tengger Desert during the Pleistocene and in reduced form during the Holocene as well. It is not certain when it existed.

                                               

The Long Tank, Madras

The Long Tank was a natural lake which was situated on the western frontier of the city Madras, India. Comprising two sections - the Mylapore Tank to the south and a feeder lake Nungambakkam Tank to the north, it extended for about five miles fro ...

                                               

Lake Thompson (California)

Lake Thompson is a former lake in California. The name is derived from an academic who first speculated on the possibility that a lake existed in lower Antelope Valley. It occupied the area of the lower Antelope Valley and of the lakes Rogers Lak ...

                                               

Lake Tight

Lake Tight, named for geologist William G. Tight, was a glacial lake in what is present-day Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia, during the Ice Age the early Pleistocene before 700 ka.

                                               

Lake Tonawanda

Lake Tonawanda was a prehistoric lake that existed approximately 10.000 years ago at the end of the last ice age, in Western New York, United States. The lake existed on the southern upper side of the Niagara Escarpment east of the present course ...

                                               

Tulare Lake

Tulare Lake, Laguna de Tache in Spanish, is a freshwater dry lake with residual wetlands and marshes in the southern San Joaquin Valley, California, United States. After Lake Cahuilla disappeared in the 17th century, Tulare Lake was the largest f ...

                                               

Vermilion Lake (Temagami)

Vermilion Lake, sometimes incorrectly spelled Vermillion Lake, was a natural lake located 5 km northwest of the village of Temagami in Nipissing District, Ontario, Canada. It occupied the southwestern corner of geographic Strathy Township until i ...

                                               

Lake Warren

Lake Warren was a proglacial lake that formed in the Lake Erie basin around 12.700 years before present when Lake Whittlesey dropped in elevation. Lake Warren is divided into three stages: Warren I 690 feet, Warren II 680 feet, and Warren III 675 ...

                                               

Lake Wayne

Lake Wayne formed in the Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair basins around 12.500 years before present when Lake Arkona dropped in elevation. About 20 feet below the Lake Warren beaches it was early described as a lower Lake Warren level. Based on work ...

                                               

Lake Whittlesey

Lake Whittlesey was a proglacial lake that was an ancestor of present-day Lake Erie. It formed about 14.000 years ago. As the Erie Lobe of the Wisconsin Glacier retreated at the end of the last ice age, it left melt-water in a previously-existing ...

                                               

Glacial Lake Wisconsin

Glacial Lake Wisconsin was a prehistoric proglacial lake that existed from approximately 18.000 to 14.000 years ago, at the end of the last ice age, in the central part of present-day Wisconsin in the United States.

                                               

Black Loch, New Cumnock

Black Loch is a freshwater loch, named from its dark waters, situated in the East Ayrshire Council Area, between Cumnock and New Cumnock, lying in a glacial Kettle Hole mainly within the Parish of New Cumnock, a small portion protruding into Old ...

                                               

Blae Loch, Beith

The Blae Loch is a small freshwater loch situated in a hollow in a low-lying area beneath Blaelochhead Hill in the Parish of Beith, North Ayrshire, Scotland.

                                               

Loch Brand

Loch Brand or Loch of Boghall was a loch situated in a depression between the Grange Estate, Crummock, Hill of Beith Castle site and Boghall in the Parish of Beith, North Ayrshire, Scotland. The loch was fed by the Grange Burn and surface runoff, ...

                                               

Loch Brown

Loch Brown, also known in Scots as Loch Broun, Broon or Broom, was situated in a kettle hole in the mid-Ayrshire clayland near Crosshands. It is nowadays visible as a surface depression in pastureland, partially flooded, situated in a low-lying a ...

                                               

Bruntwood Loch

Bruntwood Loch, or Loch of Bruntwood was a freshwater loch in the East Ayrshire Council Area, now drained, lying in a glacial Kettle Hole, Parish of Galston, Scotland.

                                               

Buiston Loch

Buiston Loch, also known as Buston, Biston, and Mid Buiston was situated in the mid-Ayrshire clayland at an altitude of 90 m OD. The loch was natural, sitting in a hollow created by glaciation. The loch waters drained via the Garrier Burn that jo ...

                                               

Clevens Loch, Ayrshire

Clevens Loch was a substantial freshwater loch situated in a low-lying area below Clevance Farm and Langholm Farm in Dundonald parish, South Ayrshire, Scotland.

                                               

Creoch Loch

Creoch Loch, previously known as Little Creoch Loch, is a freshwater loch in the Parish of New Cumnock in the East Ayrshire Council Area between Cumnock and New Cumnock, Scotland. It is located in a glacial kettle hole and is one of three linked ...

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