Asked in Oceanography
What are five ways lakes are formed?
1) Lakes can form in hollows left by meteorite impacts (e.g. Clearwater Lakes, Quebec, Canada). 2) Lakes can form in the craters formed by volcanoes (e.g. Crater Lake, Oragon) 3) Lakes can form when a river is damed by a natural rock fall or man (e.g. Lake Mede) 4) Lakes can form where glaciers have scooped out the rock from the floor of a valley (e.g. Lake Geneva) 5) Lakes can form where block faulting lowers the land (e.g. lake Baikal) 6) lakes can form...
Asked in Lakes and Rivers, Great Lakes
What are the great lakes in order form largest to smallest?
Largest, Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario and the smallest is Lake Erie. ...
Asked in Canada, Lakes and Rivers
Name the five lakes which form part of the border between Canada and US?
That would be Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake St. Clair, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. ...
Asked in South Dakota
What two lakes form part of the northeastern boundary of South Dakota?
There are three lakes that form part of the northeatern boundary of South Dakota. They are Mud Lake, Lake Traverse, and Big Stone Lake. ...
Asked in Science
How can a volcano cause a lake to form?
A volcano can cause a lake to form in 2 common ways: (1) A cone or crater is formed by the eruption. After the eruption(s) subside and the land therein begins to cool, water can fill the crater. An example is Crater Lake in Oregon. (2) The seismic and explosive nature of a volcano can cause landslides that block streams and rivers, forming a earthen dam. An example is when Mt. St. Helens blocked Coldwater Creek, forming an 8km long lake. ...