A lake is an area of variable size filled with water, localized in a basin, that is
surrounded by ... The word lake comes from Middle English lake ("lake, pond,
waterway"), ... Lake Eyre, ...
Jun 20, 2013 ... The term "lake" or "pond" as part of a waterbody name is arbitrary and not based
on any specific naming convention. In general, lakes tend to ...
Why is a pond called a pond and a lake called a lake? ... If the water is deep
enough that light does not penetrate to the bottom, and photosynthesis is limited
Ponds. Both lakes and ponds are standing or slow-moving bodies of water. ...
Does light reach the bottom of the deepest point of the water body? ... form lakes
such as oxbow lakes when portions of a river become geologically separated
Jul 24, 2014 ... Naming conventions between lakes and ponds are ultimately arbitrary ....
Meaning that for smother other requirements to be met in a natural occurance. ...
If the water is deep enough that light does not penetrate to the bottom, ...
Oct 24, 2010 ... In addition to Rick Leclerc's quite useful answer, one might also want to consider
... National Geographic: When does a pond turn into a lake?
What Eugene said, you have it backwards. lakes may start out as a nice big clear
body of water .... At what point does a pond become a lake? How do fish in ...
The difference between a pond and a lake is entirely subjective, although there
are some sources which seem to state that a pond is less than ...
there is no precise difference between a lake and pond, although ... rooted plant
growth and a deeper portion where sunlight does not penetrate to the bottom.
Oct 4, 2010 ... A living lake is a body of water with an inlet (snow melt coming in) and an outlet (
lake water ... Ponds become stagnant for one simple reason.