Rare mounds of a crystalline mineral have emerged above the surface of Utah's Great Salt Lake, where they're expected to remain just a few months before disappearing again.
Hidden beneath Greenland’s Ice Sheet like an enormous necklace of sparkly blue and oddly shaped beads, scientists have discovered 56 previously unknown and gem-like lakes.
The Great Lakes — Superior, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Erie — make up the largest body of fresh water on Earth.
Lake Huron has the longest shoreline of the Great Lakes. It is the second largest by surface area and the third largest by volume of water.
Lake Erie, the fourth largest Great Lake, is also famous for a battle in the War of 1812 and for the Erie Canal.
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