Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: Parade of Lights Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is the USA’s fifth most popular national park unit with more than 7 million visits a year. With the creation of what would be named Hoover Dam, Lake Mead was first established as the Boulder Dam Recreation Area in 1936, administrated by the National Park Service. …

Lake Ohrid

Buzzwords Wikipedia: Lake Ohrid (Macedonian: Охридско Езеро Ohridsko Ezero, Albanian: Liqeni i Ohrit) is a lake which straddles the mountainous border between the southwestern part of North Macedonia and eastern Albania. It is one of Europe’s deepest and oldest lakes, with a unique aquatic ecosystem of worldwide importance, with more than 200 endemic species. Ohrid …

Lakes

Photo Lake = a large body of water surrounded by land USA Examples Lake Mead National Recreation Area Lake Tahoe Lake Powell Great Lakes World Examples Lake Ohrid Lake Skadar Texcoco Wikipedia Lake_Chaubunagungamaug – also known as Lake Char­gogg­a­gogg­man­chaugg­a­gogg­chau­bun­a­gung­a­maugg Planeta.com Water Rivers

Lake Mohave

Photo: Ken Lund, Willow Beach When is your next trip to Lake Mohave? NPS: Lake Mohave is a reservoir on the Colorado River created in 1951 following the completion of Davis Dam near present-day Laughlin, Nevada, and Bullhead City, Arizona. Named for the Mohave Indians who previously inhabited this region of the Colorado River valley, …

Texcoco

Image: Old map Wikipedia: Lake Texcoco (Spanish: Lago de Texcoco) was a natural lake within the “Anahuac” or Valley of Mexico. Lake Texcoco is best known as where the Aztecs built the city of Tenochtitlan, which was located on an island within the lake. After the Spanish conquest of the Aztec Empire, efforts to control …

Lake Tahoe

Photo: Ron Reiring, North Shore Tahoe is derived from the Washoe word “da ow” for lake. Headlines https://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/459062-scientists-detect-microplastics-in-lake-tahoe-for-the-first-time https://knpr.org/knpr/2017-08/lake-tahoe-continues-warming-trend scientists-present-integrated-approach-evaluating-lake-tahoes-nearshore-ecology The Washoe: The First People of Lake Tahoe Public workshop on Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park’s general management plan Lake Tahoe eco-Tips Tahoe National Forest https://plus.google.com/117674160014784773421/about http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tahoe_National_Forest Twitter @LakeTahoeUSFS @TahoeMotoRide @ecomentum @FabulousTahoe https://twitter.com/squawalpine @Nevada_Magazine https://twitter.com/TahoeDailyTrib …

Lake Skadar

Photo: UNDP, Blyde River Canyon Sunset Developing story: SOS from activists warning of development threatening the environmental integrity of Europe’s Lake Skadar. Background Lake Skadar is a freshwater lake on the borders of Albania and Montenegro. On the Montenegro side, the lake (Skadarsko Jezero) has been a protected national park since 1983, was added in 1996, to …