Even if it seems like we’ve explored every end of the earth, the world remains an incredible mystery. Earlier this month scientists from Sweden, Estonia, France, and the United States showed that even our perception of how many lakes exist around the globe may have been skewed. Previous estimates had put the number at around 300 million. But these recent findings showed that there are less than half of that (around 117 million). The good news is that’s still a lot of lakes. While most lakes are visually breathtaking, there are some bodies of water around the world (including in Canada) that are just plain strange, and sometimes even unexplained.
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