Discover the 7 strangest lakes in the world

The strangest lakes in the world are located on all continents. They are made special by their color, their shape or some specific characteristics of their waters or their location. But everyone has something in common: each of them is unique in its kind.

There are many ancestral cultures that place the origin of their people in a lake. These concentrations of water sometimes have such majesty that many people have not hesitated to see them as sacred sites. Much more when it comes to these strange lakes, with such special characteristics.

What are those that can be considered the strangest lakes in the world? In almost every rankings these seven appear.

Jellyfish Lake

It is estimated that there are about 13 million jellyfish in this lake of Palau. This natural phenomenon has been present for thousands of years and remains basically stable. This, which is one of the strangest lakes in the world, is located on the Roca Islands and has an area of ‚Äč‚Äčabout 6 hectares.

Its depth is approximately 30 meters, and the authorities allow diving in its waters, with small restrictions, yes.

Nong Han Lake

This lake, located in the northeast of Thailand, It is a beautiful natural formation of 125 km². This place is not very frequented by tourists, despite its great beauty.

The most characteristic of this lake is that during the months of December to February, The water surface is completely covered by lotus flowers. The show is wonderful, as it looks like a garden on the water.

La Brea Lake - Shriram Rajagopalan / Flickr.com

This is one of the strangest and most mysterious lakes in the world. It is on the southwest coast of the island of Trinidad and It is one of the five largest asphalt reservoirs in the world. The appearance of Pitch Lake, which is less than a square kilometer, is like that of a large mass of mud.

The most interesting thing is that It houses a rare fauna. It is composed of microorganisms capable of living without oxygen and rare species, such as the masked duck and the water cock.

Boiling Lake - Göran Höglund (Kartläsarn) / Flickr.com

Lake Boiling is another one of those natural wonders that amaze anyone. Actually, it is a submerged fumarole. This makes the waters have a bubbly appearance and adopt a fabulous bluish gray color, very characteristic of this place.

The center of the lake is constantly boiling and the waters have high temperature. This strange lake is located near the town of Roseau, on the island of Dominica. A spectacle of nature.

Manicohuagan Lake - jpl.nasa.gov

What makes Manicouagan one of the strangest lakes in the world is its shape. It is the only lake on the planet that has a ring shape. It feeds on the waters of the river that has its same name and in the center of the water concentration there is a perfectly circular island.

This fabulous place is fully visible from space, which is why it has been given the colloquial name of "The eye of Quebec." It is located precisely in the center of Quebec and is believed to have been formed by the impact of a meteorite.

Laguna Colorada - roman korzh / Flickr.com

This is one of the most beautiful lagoons in the world, to such an extent that served as inspiration for the famous painter Salvador Dalí. It is located in the Eduardo Abaroa Andean Fauna National Reserve, which in turn is located in the Potosino highlands.

The most characteristic of this lagoon is the color of its waters, which change tone during the course of the day, going from brown to pink and deep red. It is also home to the Andean flamingos, a beautiful bird.

Lake Hillier - Aussie Oc / Wikimedia Commons

Lake Hillier is one of the strangest and also the most famous in the world. Its main feature is the pink tone of its waters, which does not change even if the water is removed and put in a container.

It is surrounded by dense vegetation in which eucalyptus trees stand out. Its waters are salty and so far it is unknown why they have that beautiful hue. It is located on Middle Island, Australia.

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