Important Lakes in India

Important Lakes in India

 

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  1. Largest lake in India – Wular Lake
  2. Largest lake in India(Saline water) – Chilka Lake
  3. Highest Lake in India – Devtal Lake
  4. Largest Man-Made Lake – Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar (Rihand Dam)
  5. Largest Fresh Water Lake – Kolleru Lake

 

State Name of the Lake Key Points
Andhra Pradesh Kolleru Lake Located between Krishna and Godavari

deltas.

Pulicat Lake Second largest saline water lake in India.
Assam Deepor Beel Lake
Haflong Lake
Son Beel Lake
Bihar Kanwar Lake Asia’s largest freshwater oxbow lake
Gujarat Hamirsar Lake Made lake
Kankaria Lake
Nal Sarovar Lake
Narayan Sarovar
Thol Lake Artificial fresh water lake
Vastrapur Lake
Lakhota Lake
Sursagar Lake
Himachal Pradesh Brighu Lake
Dashir Lake
Dhankar Lake
Kareri (Kumarwah) lake
Khajjiar Lake
Macchial Lake
Maharana Pratap Sagar

Lake

Manimahesh Lake
Nako Lake
Pandoh Lake
Prashar Lake located at a height of 2730 m above sea level.
Renuka Lake
Rewalsar Lake
Seruvalsar Lake
Manimahesh Lake
Suraj Taal Lake The name means the Lake of the Sun God.
Chandra Taal Lake situated at an altitude of about 4,300 metres in

the Himalayas

Haryana Badkhal Lake
Karna Lake

 

Surajkund Lake
Tilyar Lake
Blue Bird Lake
Jammu and Kashmir Dal Lake
Pangong Tso Located in Ladakh, India and Rutog County,

Tibet, China

Tso Moriri Also called “Mountain Lake”
Wular Lake Largest lake in India
Manasbal Lake
Mansar Lake
Sheshnag Lake
Karnataka Bellandur Lake
Ulsoor Lake
Sankey Lake
Hebbal Lake Created in 1537 by Kempe Gowda.
Lalbagh Lake
Puttenahalli Lake
Madiwala Lake
Agara Lake
Karanji lake
Kukkarahalli lake
Lingambudhi Lake
Pampa Sarovar Lake
Kerala Ashtamudi Lake
Mananchira Lake Man-made Lake.
Paravur Lake
Punnamada Lake popularly known as Punnamada Kayal is an

extension of the Vembanad Lake.

Shasthamkotta lake
Vellayani Lake
Madhya Pradesh Bhojtal Lake formerly known as Upper Lake
Lower Lake Also known as Chhota Talaab
Uttar Pradesh Moti Jhee
Govind Vallabh Pant Sagar

Lake

Largest Man-Made Lake
Maharashtra Lonar Lake
Pashan Lake
Powai Lake
Rankala Lake
Shivajisagar lake
Talao Pali Lake
Upvan Lake
Venna Lake
Meghalaya Umiam Lake
Manipur Loktak Lake
Palak Dil Lake
Tam Dil Lake
Odisha Anshupa Lake
Chilka Lake Largest lake in India(Saline water)

 

Kanjia lake
Punjab Kanjli Wetland
Harike Wetland
Ropar Wetland
Rajasthan Dhebar Lake
Kaylana Lake
Nakki Lake
Pachpadra Lake
Pushkar Lake
Ana Sagar Lake It is an Artificial Lake
Rajsamand Lake
Sambhar Salt Lake India’s largest inland salt lake
Ramgarh Lake
Man Sagar lake is an artificial lake
Fateh Sagar Lake
Pichola lake
Rangsagar lake
Swaroop Sagar Lake
Sikkim Gurudongmar Lake
Khecheopalri Lake
Lake Tsongmo
Lake Cholamu
Telangana Hussain Sagar
Himayat Sagar
Shamirpet Lake
Durgam Cheruvu
Saroornagar Lake
Alwal Cheruvu Lake
Tamil Nadu Berijam Lake
Chembarambakkam Lake
Kodaikanal Lake
Ooty Lake
Red Hills Lake Also known as Puzhal lake
Singanallur Lake
Sholavaram Lake
Veeranam Lake
Uttar Pradesh Ramgarh Taal Lake
Belasagar Lake
Sheikha Jheel Lake
Uttarakhand Bhimtal Lake
Nainital Lake
Sattal Lake
Devtal Lake Highest Lake in India
West Bengal Rabindra Sarobar Also known as Dhakuria Lake
Senchal Lake
Santragachi Lake

 

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