A report on Lake and Stream

Lake Toba in North Sumatra, Indonesia is the largest volcanic lake in the world
Aubach (Wiehl) in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Lake Sevan is the largest body of water in Armenia and the Caucasus region. It is one of the largest freshwater high-altitude (alpine) lakes in Eurasia.
Rocky stream in Italy
Peyto Lake in Alberta, Western Canada
Frozen stream in Enäjärvi, Pori, Finland
Oeschinen Lake in the Swiss Alps
Stream near Montriond in southeastern France
Lake Tahoe on the border of California and Nevada
Wyming Brook in Sheffield, UK
Atro/Attar Lake and pass, Ishkoman Valley, Gilgit-Baltistan
A small stream in Lake Parramatta, Sydney
There are some 187,888 lakes in Finland larger than 500 square metres. Isojärvi is Finland's 97th-largest lake.
Stream with low gradient surrounded by natural riparian vegetation (Rhineland-Palatinate)
The shores of Lake Peipus, the fifth-largest lake in Europe, near the town of Kallaste in Estonia
A low level stream in Macon County, Illinois, US
The Seven Rila Lakes are a group of glacial lakes in the Bulgarian Rila mountains.
Small tributary stream, Diamond Ridge, Alaska, US
The crater lake of Mount Rinjani, Indonesia
Creek in Perisher Ski Resort, Australia
Lake Kaniere is a glacial lake in the West Coast region of New Zealand.
Stream in Southbury, US
The Nowitna River in Alaska. Two oxbow lakes – a short one at the bottom of the picture and a longer, more curved one at the middle-right.
Australian creek, low in the dry season, carrying little water. The energetic flow of the stream had, in flood, moved finer sediment further downstream. There is a pool to lower right and a riffle to upper left of the photograph.
These kettle lakes in Alaska were formed by a retreating glacier.
Stream in Alberta
Ice melting on Lake Balaton in Hungary
A small, narrow stream flowing down a tiny dell in Pennsylvania.
Lakes can have significant cultural importance. The West Lake of Hangzhou has inspired romantic poets throughout the ages, and has been an important influence on garden designs in China, Japan and Korea.
Lake Mapourika, New Zealand
Five Flower Lake in Jiuzhaigou, Sichuan
Lake Teletskoye, Siberia
Lake of Flowers (Liqeni i Lulëve), one of the Lurë Mountains glacial lakes, Albania
Cross sectional diagram of limnological lake zones (left) and algal community types (right)
Ephemeral 'Lake Badwater', a lake only noted after heavy winter and spring rainfall, Badwater Basin, Death Valley National Park, 9 February 2005. Landsat 5 satellite photo
Badwater Basin dry lake, 15 February 2007. Landsat 5 satellite photo
Titan's north polar hydrocarbon seas and lakes, as seen in a false-color Cassini synthetic aperture radar mosaic
The Caspian Sea is either the world's largest lake or a full-fledged sea
Round Tangle Lake, one of the Tangle Lakes, 2,864 feet (873 m) above sea level in interior Alaska

Lakes can be contrasted with rivers or streams, which usually flow in a channel on land.

- Lake

Distributaries are often found where a stream approaches a lake or an ocean.

- Stream
Lake Toba in North Sumatra, Indonesia is the largest volcanic lake in the world

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The Amazon River (dark blue) and the rivers which flow into it (medium blue).

River

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The Amazon River (dark blue) and the rivers which flow into it (medium blue).
The start of a mountain stream.
Melting toe of Athabasca Glacier, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
The Colorado River at Horseshoe Bend, Arizona
The Porvoo River (Porvoonjoki) in the medieval town of Porvoo, Finland
Nile River delta, as seen from Earth orbit. The Nile is an example of a wave-dominated delta that has the classic Greek letter delta (Δ) shape after which river deltas were named.
A radar image of a 400 km river of methane and ethane near the north pole of Saturn's moon Titan
River meandering course
Flash flooding caused by a large amount of rain falling in a short amount of time
The mouth of the River Seaton in Cornwall after heavy rain caused flooding and significant erosion of the beach.
Frozen river in Alaska
Leisure activities on the River Avon at Avon Valley Country Park, Keynsham, United Kingdom. A boat giving trips to the public passes a moored private boat.
Watermill in Belgium.
River bank repair

A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, sea, lake or another river.

An illustration showing groundwater in aquifers (in blue) (1, 5 and 6) below the water table (4), and three different wells (7, 8 and 9) dug to reach it.

Groundwater

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Water present beneath Earth's surface in rock and soil pore spaces and in the fractures of rock formations.

Water present beneath Earth's surface in rock and soil pore spaces and in the fractures of rock formations.

An illustration showing groundwater in aquifers (in blue) (1, 5 and 6) below the water table (4), and three different wells (7, 8 and 9) dug to reach it.
Dzherelo, a common source of drinking water in a Ukrainian village
The entire surface water flow of the Alapaha River near Jennings, Florida, going into a sinkhole leading to the Floridan Aquifer groundwater
Groundwater may be extracted through a water well
Diagram of a water balance of the aquifer
Iron (III) oxide staining (after water capillary rise in a wall) caused by oxidation of dissolved iron (II) and its subsequent precipitation, from an unconfined aquifer in karst topography. Perth, Western Australia.
Groundwater withdrawal rates from the Ogallala Aquifer in the Central United States
Center-pivot irrigated fields in Kansas covering hundreds of square miles watered by the Ogallala Aquifer

Groundwater is naturally replenished by surface water from precipitation, streams, and rivers when this recharge reaches the water table.

Groundwaters sustain rivers, wetlands, and lakes, as well as subterranean ecosystems within karst or alluvial aquifers.