10. Matano, Sulawesi, Indonesia
Lake Matano, also known as Matana, is a natural lake in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. With a depth of 590 m (1,940 ft), it is the deepest lake in Indonesia and the 10th deepest lake in the world.
Depth: 590m / 1,940ft
9. Crater Lake, Oregon, United States
Crater Lake is a caldera lake in south-central Oregon in the western United States. The lake partly fills a nearly 2,148-foot / 655 m-deep caldera that was formed around 7,700 years ago by the collapse of the volcano Mount Mazama.
Depth: 594m / 1,949ft
8. Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories, Canada
The Great Slave Lake is the second-largest lake in the Northwest Territories of Canada after Great Bear Lake, the deepest lake in North America at 614 meters / 2,014 ft,and the eight deepest lake in the world.
Depth: 614m / 2,014ft
7. Issyk Kul, Kyrgyzstan
Issyk-Kul is an endorheic lake in the northern Tian Shan mountains in eastern Kyrgyzstan. It is the second largest mountain lake in the world behind Lake Titicaca in South America. It is at an altitude of 1,607 meters / 5,272 ft, and reaches 668 meters / 2,192 ft in depth.
Depth: 668m / 2,192ft
6. Lake Malawi, mozambique, Tanzania, Malawi
Lake Malawi is an African Great Lake and the southernmost lake in the East African Rift system, located between Malawi, Mozambique and Tanzania. It is the third largest and second deepest lake in Africa. The lake is 706 m / 2,316 ft at its deepest point.
Depth: 706m / 2,316ft
5. Lake O’Higgins-San Martín, Chile & Argentina
The lake known as O’Higgins. It is located in Patagonia, between the Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Region and the Santa Cruz Province. It has a surface area of 1,013 square kilometers / 391 sq mi, an elevation of 250 meters / 820 ft above mean sea level. The lake is the deepest in the Americas with a maximum depth of 836 meters / 2,743 ft near O’Higgins Glacier.
Depth: 836m / 2,743ft
4. Lake Vostok, Antarctica
Lake Vostok is the largest of Antarctica’s almost 400 known subglacial lakes. Lake Vostok is located at the southern Pole of Cold. The lake is divided into two deep basins by a ridge. The liquid water over the ridge is about 200 m / 700 ft, compared to roughly 400 m / 1,300 ft deep in the northern basin and 800 m / 2,600 ft deep in the southern.
Depth: 900m / 3,000ft
3. The Caspian sea
The Caspian Sea is the largest enclosed inland body of water on Earth by area. It is bounded by Kazakhstan to the northeast, Russia to the northwest, Azerbaijan to the west, Iran to the south, and Turkmenistan to the southeast. It is the third deepest lake in the world with max depth of 1,025 m / 3,360 ft.
Depth: 1,025m / 3,360ft
2. Lake Tanganyika, central Africa
Lake Tanganyika is an African Great Lake. It is the second oldest freshwater lake in the world, and the second deepest lake in the world with depth of 570 m / 1,870 ft and a maximum depth of 1,470 m / 4,820 ft in the northern basin.
Depth: 1,470m / 4,820ft
1. Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia
Lake Baikal is a rift lake in Russia, located in southern Siberia, between Irkutsk Oblast to the northwest and the Buryat Republic to the southeast. With a maximum depth of 1,642 m / 5,387 ft, Baikal is the world’s deepest lake.
Depth: 1,642m / 5,387ft