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Tsongmo Lake, Sikkim, India: Tsongmo Lake Panoramic

Tsongmo Lake

(Sikkim, India)

12,400 feet above sea level

Remote and beautiful describes India's Tsongmo Lake. The high-altitude glacial lake is fed by melting snows from the surrounding mountains and is shrouded in local myth and religious observance. Located close to the border with Chinese Tibet, the lake lies along the road to Nathu La Pass and border crossing. Located in the Sikkim Province of India, the area around Tsongmo Lake is an interesting mix ... Read full review

Tsongmo Lake, Sikkim, India: Tsongmo Lake Panoramic

Tsongmo Lake

(Sikkim, India)

12,400 feet above sea level

Remote and beautiful describes India's Tsongmo Lake. The high-altitude glacial lake is fed by melting snows from the surrounding mountains and is shrouded in local myth and religious observance. Located close to the border with Chinese Tibet, the lake lies along the road to Nathu La Pass and border crossing. Located in the Sikkim Province of India, the area around Tsongmo Lake is an interesting mix ... Read full review

Old Hickory Lake, Tennessee, USA: Dock at Old Hickory Lake

Old Hickory Lake

(Tennessee, USA)

22,500 acres

440 miles of shoreline

65 feet max. depth

445 feet above sea level

Only half an hour outside of Nashville, Old Hickory Lake offers outdoor recreational opportunities for millions of visitors to the middle region of Tennessee each year. The massive man-made lake is located upstream from the city along the Cumberland River. A vital transportation link, the 22,500-acre reservoir behind the Old Hickory Lock and Dam provides a full compliment of recreational activities, ... Read full review

Lake Elmo, Minnesota, USA: Carriage at Lake Elmo

Lake Elmo

(Minnesota, USA)

281 acres

140 feet max. depth

884 feet above sea level

Shining like a jewel in an oasis of green, Lake Elmo is located along the eastern city limits of St. Paul, Minnesota. This 281-acre lake has been offering visitors and residents respite and relaxation since the 1800's. Lake Elmo has more than enough water for boating, fishing and paddling for visitors from the Twin Cities as well as for those traveling from much farther away. With its clean, clear ... Read full review

Toledo Bend Reservoir: Beautiful Day at Toledo Bend Reservoir

Toledo Bend Reservoir

(Louisiana, USA - Texas, USA)

181,600 acres

1,264 miles of shoreline

110 feet max. depth

172 feet above sea level

A grand experience is assured in visiting Toledo Bend Reservoir, renowned as the largest man-made aquatic body in the southern United States. Cradled on the Sabine River between Texas and Louisiana, the lake meanders along for 65 miles and occupies a refreshing 1200 miles of shoreline. This extravagant length of shallow bayous and coves boasts a wondrous collage of sunny wildflowers, lakeside cottages, ... Read full review

Fletcher Pond, Michigan, USA: Peaceful

Fletcher Pond

(Michigan, USA)

8,970 acres

25 miles of shoreline

12 feet max. depth

Fletcher Pond, also known as the Fletcher Flooding, is an impoundment first created in 1935 when the Alpena Power Company dammed the Upper South Branch of the Thunder Bay River and began flooding 9000 acres of marshland. The Upper South Dam is now owned by the Thunder Bay Power Company which controls water levels as the pond serves as a retention pond for downstream hydroelectric generation. No beautiful ... Read full review

Lake McDonald, Montana, USA: Boat View of  Lake McDonald

Lake McDonald

(Montana, USA)

6,823 acres

472 feet max. depth

3,153 feet above sea level

It's barely daylight and his family is still sleeping in their lakeside cabin on Lake McDonald. He was so eager; he couldn't wait. Nothing breaks the quiet of the morning except the swish and pop of his fly road as he casts for trout in Lake McDonald. For years he's dreamed of vacationing in Glacier National Park in Montana. Now that he is here the snow capped mountains leaning down to meet the ... Read full review

El Dorado Lake, Kansas, USA: Sunset Over El Dorado Lake

El Dorado Lake

(Kansas, USA)

8,000 acres

97 miles of shoreline

51 feet max. depth

1,339 feet above sea level

Completed in 1981, South Central Kansas' El Dorado Lake is an 8,000-acre reservoir bordering the stunning tall grass prairies and rolling mounds of the Flint Hills. The lake boasts an average depth of 19 feet, and an impressive 50 billion gallons of potential storage volume. The project was constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for water supply and flood control. It also offers an impressive ... Read full review

Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada: Sylvan Lake Reflections

Sylvan Lake

(Alberta, Canada)

10,576 acres

21 miles of shoreline

60 feet max. depth

3,073 feet above sea level

Sylvan Lake is located midway between Alberta's two largest cities, Calgary and Edmonton, and 12 miles northwest of Red Deer. This natural lake covers 10,576 acres with 21 miles of shoreline. Sylvan Lake offers many scenic vistas: sandy beaches, wetland margins, and 70-foot limestone bluffs. The growing town of Sylvan Lake on the southern shore touts its idyllic location, while trying to meet the ... Read full review

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