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The development of lakes

The development of lakes

Standing bodies of water can form in depressions on the surface by both endogenic and exogenic forces, as well as by human activity.

Geography

Keywords

lake, lakes, still waters, external forces, internal forces, swamp, fen, tectonics, Caspian Sea, Lake Baikal, wind, karst, backwater, sea, volcano, mining, fish farming, dam, hydrography, water, river, hydrosphere, physical geography, geography

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