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Top 10 largest water reservoirs

nature & geography

Water. We can’t do without it. It covers more than 70% of the Earth’s surface. The human body contains from 55% to 78% water. It’s suggested to drink around 6 glasses of water a day, around 2 liters. But water is also an important generator of energy. So what are the largest water reservoirs by volume?

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Top 10 largest lakes in the world

nature & geography

Millions of people worldwide depend heavily on lakes. Lakes provide them with fresh water and food. Many settlements were built in the close vicinity of a lake. From a biologist’s perspective lakes are interesting too, since they contain a rich biodiversity. Freshwater ecosystems occupy only 0,8 percent of the earth’s surface, but harbor nearly 6 percent of all known species. In 1932, the Dutch even created a lake (IJsselmeer) with a surface of 1.100 km², making it the largest lake in Westen Europe. But where can we find the largest lakes in the world? Here’s a top 10!

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Top 10 tallest waterfalls

nature & geography

The good thing about water is that it will always follow the easiest way out. It doesn’t hesitate to fill a reservoir such as a lake. And when it’s filled, it will easily pour over, forming a creek or even a river. Sometimes water is confronted with an almost vertical drop. It doesn’t frighten water. It will just go down, forming one of nature’s most spectacular phenomena: a waterfall. Where can we find the world’s tallest waterfalls? Check our next list!
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