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Which Lake is the World's Largest? Caspian Sea or Lake Baikal?

Posted By Kaveh in Miscellaneous

There are a few different ways to define the world's largest lake. Are we interested in the lake with the largest surface area? Or, the lake with the greatest water volume? And, should we consider the salt water seas in our comparison?

"Which lake is the World's largest?" is not a simple question to answer. So, let's explore all of these questions and you will then have all of the ma http://geology.com -

10 Deepest Lakes on Earth

Posted By misspersian in Miscellaneous

Have you ever swam out in a deep lake and not been able to see the bottom? All you can feel is the freezing cold water beneath your feet, all you see is darkness extending to infinity.

There is nothing wrong with being afraid of deep water even if you're the best swimmer in the world, but when you add some fantasy to the story and consider the legends and mysteries that lie underneat http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com -

Global freshwater withdrawal: agricultural, industrial and domestic Use

Posted By aqua in Planning and Management

This graphic makes it possible to compare water use by the agricultural, industrial and domestic sectors at the national level. The graphic indicates which sectors are the dominant and significant users of water in each country. http://maps.grida.no -

All the water in the world

Posted By teddyRIO in Hydrology

All the water in the world (or 1.4087 billion cubic kilometres of it) including sea water, ice, lakes, rivers, ground water, clouds, etc. (left). All the air in the atmosphere (or 5140 trillion tonnes of it) gathered into a ball at sea-level density (right). both shown on the same scale as the Earth. http://infosthetics.com -

World Water Use

Posted By aqua in Miscellaneous

Territory size shows the proportion of worldwide water use occurring there.

Four thousand cubic kilometres of water are used by people each year around the world, for domestic, agricultural and other industrial purposes. This does not include non-consumptive uses such as energy generation, mining, and recreation.

China, India and the United States use the most water. These are also the terr http://www.worldmapper.org -

Water, The final resource: How the politics of water will affect the world

Posted By Ryan13 in Planning and Management

Robin Griffiths and William Houston - the co-authors of Future Storm who in 2006 predicted the present political, economic, commodity and climatic turmoil - have turned their attention to one of the biggest challenges being faced across the globe today: Water.

Up to the turn of the century the world's population had grown with water abundant in most developing countries.

Then everything cha http://www.researchandmarkets.com -