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Highest Lakes on Earth


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Here is a list with the highest lakes on earth. The source of the data collected is based on offical government databases like the USGS, mountaineering sites, and data collected and sent by climbers who visited the following lakes.

To qualify the lake must have liquid water, frozen glaciers or lava lakes don't qualiy to be included in the following list.
 

  1. Ojos del Salado Pool- 6,390 m (20,965 ft) - Argentina
  2. Lhagba Pool - 6,368 m (20,892 ft) - Tibet
  3. Changtse Pool - 6,216 m (20,394 ft) - Tibet
  4. East Rongbuk Pool - 6,100 m (20,013 ft) - Tibet
  5. Acamarachi Pool - 5,950 m (19,520 ft) - Chile
  6. Licancabur - 5,920 m (19,423 ft) - Chile
  7. Aguas Calientes Pool - 5,831 m (19,130 ft) - Chile
  8. Ridonglabo Lake - 5,801 m (19,032 ft) - Tibet
  9. Poquentica Lake - 5,750 m (18,865 ft) - Chile / Bolivia
  10. Damavand Pool - 5,650 m (18,536 ft) - Iran
  11. Karda Lake - 5,643 m (18,513 ft) - Tibet
  12. Thukpe Dzingbu - 5,563 m (18,251 ft) - Tibet
  13. Panch Pokhri - 5,494 m (18,025 ft) - Nepal
  14. Cholamu Lake - 5,486 m (18,000 ft) - India
  15. Gurudongmar Lake - 5,243 m (17,200 ft) - India
  16. Orba Co Lake - 5,209 m (17,090 ft) - Tibet
  17. Laguna Glaciar - 5,038 m (16,529 ft) - Bolivia
  18. Imja Glacier Lake - 5,010 m (16,437 ft) - Nepal
  19. Lake Ccascana - 4,920 m (16,142 ft) - Peru
  20. Lake Tilicho - 4,919 m (16,138 ft) - Nepal
  21. Suraj Tal Lake - 4,883 m (16,020 ft) - India
  22. Lake Sibinacocha - 4,835 m (15,863 ft) - Peru
  23. Lake Manasarovar - 4,727 m (15,508 ft) - Tibet
  24. Lake Namtso - 4,718 m (15,479 ft) - Tibet
  25. Rush Lake - 4,694 m (15,400 ft) - Pakistan
  26. Laguna Lobato - 4,640 m (15,223 ft) - Chile
  27. Tsho Rolpa Lake - 4,600 m (15,092 ft) - Nepal
  28. Simba Tarn - 4,560 m (14,960 ft) - Kenya
  29. Lake Chungara - 4,500 m (14,765 ft) - Chile
  30. Yamdrok Tso - 4,488 m (14,724 ft) - Tibet
  31. Karambar Lake - 4,272 m (14,012 ft) - Pakistan
  32. Lake of the Sun - 4,200 m (13,780 ft) - Mexico
  33. Emerald Lakes - 4,200 m (13,780 ft) Irian Jaya
  34. Sheosar Lake - 4,142 m (13,589 ft) - Pakistan
  35. Pacific Tarn - 4,090 m (13420 ft) - Colorado, USA
  36. Rowe Lake - 3,993 m (13,100 ft) - Colorado, USA
  37. Windom Lake - 3,991 m (13,095 ft) - Colorado, USA
  38. Winchell Lakes - 3,990 m (13,090 ft) - Colorado, USA
  39. Harriet's Pool - 3,987 m (13,080 ft) - Colorado, USA
  40. North Halfmoon Lakes - 3,968 m (13,020 ft) - Colorado, USA
  41. Frozen Lake - 3,947 m (12,950 ft) - Colorado, USA
  42. Ptarmigan Lake - 3,944 m (12,939 ft) - Colorado, USA
  43. Sloan Lake - 3,938 m (12,920 ft) - Colorado, USA
  44. Caltech Lake -  3,929 m (12,890 ft) - California, USA
  45. Summit Lake - 3,911 m (12,830 ft) - Colorado, USA
  46. Tulainyo Lake - 3,902 m (12,802 ft) - California, USA
  47. Lake Titicaca - 3,800 m (12,464 ft) - Bolivia / Peru
  48. Lake of Lovers - 3,300 m (10,827 ft) - Southern Russia, Caucassus
  49. Matscherjochsee - 3,185 m (10,450 ft) - Austria
  50. Schwarzsee ob Soelden  - 2,800 m (9,183 ft) Austria
  51. Ruapehu Crater Lake - 2,505 m (8,220 ft) - New Zealand
  52. Lake Cootapatamba - 2,050 m (6,726 ft) - Australia
  53. Blue Lake - 1,900 m (6,234 ft) - Australia

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