A large inland body of standing fresh or salt water. Lakes generally form in depressions, such as those created by glacial or volcanic action; they may also form when a section of a river becomes dammed or when a channel is isolated by a change in a river's course.
For the names of actual lakes, see the specific element of the name; for example, Erie, Lake; Lucerne, Lake of; Lomond, Loch. Other geographic names beginning with Lake are entered under Lake; for example, Lake Charles, Louisiana.
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A third reservoir is authorized.
Near the central quadrangle of the city is a vast reservoir of water, the dome of which is of bold and excellent proportions.
the remains of a large water reservoir, the so-called Cento Camerelle; to the S.
The nucleus of the township lies on high ground to the east of the Edgware road, which crosses the Welsh Harp reservoir of Regent's Canal, a favourite fishing and skating resort.
This was the celebrated Kala Wewa, or Black Reservoir, more than 50 m.