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Which of the following is the eleventh-largest Lake in the world in terms of surface area?
1. Lake Erie
2. Lake Superior
3. Lake Michigan
4. Lake Huron

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Lake Erie

The correct answer is Option(1) i.e. Lake Erie.

Explanation:

  • Eric Lake is the eleventh-largest Lake in the world, is situated in North America. 
  • Important Lakes in North America: 
    • North America's Great Lakes are a group of lakes in southeastern Canada & northeastern United States,
    • These lakes are situated in the border between Canada & the United States.
    • It consists of a total volume of 22,671 cubic kilometers.
    • Some famous lakes contain almost 21% of the world's fresh water supply in the world.
    • Great Bear Lake is the largest lake in Canada, with a volume of 536 cubic miles.
  • The following tables show some important lakes with respective features.  
     IMPORTANT LAKES OF NORTH AMERICA
    Name Length  Features

    Lake Superior

    The surface area is 82,100 square kilometers

    • Lakes Superior and Huron both the lakes were belongs from Precambrian times.
    • It’s the World’s Largest freshwater lake.
    • In place of eastern lower Great Lakes, a scarp topography existed, with the high front of the Niagara limestone.
    Lake Michigan Area covered 1,000 feet (300 meters) 
    • The Great Salt Lake is a relic of Lake Michigan, the ancient strandlines of which are up to 1,000 feet (300 meters) above the present shoreline.
    Lake Huron Surface Area is 59600 km2
    • Lake Huron is one of the famous Great Lakes of North America.
    • It comprises the eastern portion of Lake Michigan–Huron, having the same surface elevation as the Western part.
    Lake Erie Area covered 25744 km2
    • Lake Erie is the fourth-largest lake Lakes in North America.
    • It is the eleventh-largest globally in terms of surface area. 

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