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Lake - Wikipedia

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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, ...

When does a pond become a lake? - FunTrivia.com

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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 ...

Pond or a Lake - Infoplease

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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 to ...

How Lakes Differ - Lake Scientist

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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 from ...

What's the Difference Between a Lake and a Pond? | Mental Floss

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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, ...

At what point does a pond become a lake? - Quora

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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?

National Geographic: When does a pond turn into a lake? - Quora

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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 ...

QI Talk Forum | View topic - when does a pond become a lake and a ...

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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 ...

Lake or Pond – What is the Difference? - NH.gov

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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.

Living Lake or Stagnant Pond? | Hellerman's Blog

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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.