Lakes in Japan

40 Lakes in Japan

Lake Shikotsu is the second deepest lake in Japan after Lake Tazawa, and the 8th largest in the country by surface area. It is located in Chitose, on the island of Hokkaido, and it ... Read more

Lake Mashu is an endorheic crater lake located in Akan National Park on the island of Hokkaido in Japan. It is mostly known for its exceptional clarity, and is often referred to as ... Read more

Lake Biwa is the largest freshwater lake in Japan, located northeast from the former capital city of Kyoto, in Shiga Prefecture. Hydrology and ... Read more

Quick Facts: Lake Abashiri is a saline, natural lake in the northern Hokkaido Island, Japan. Lake Abashiri has a surface area of 33 km2 (13 square miles), and has a maximum depth of 16 ... Read more

Quick Facts: Lake Toya is a oligotrophic crater lake lake in located in , Japan. Lake Toya has a surface area of 71 km2 (28 square miles), and its maximum depth is 179 meters, or 588 ... Read more

Lake Akan (Akan-ko), probably the most famous Japanese lake, is found in the North-Eastern part of Hokkaido Island, in a caldera-type volcanic crater which is guarded by 2 volcanic ... Read more

Quick Facts: Sagami Reservoir is a reservoir lake in Kanagawa, Japan. Sagami Reservoir has a surface area of 3 km2 (1 square miles), and its maximum depth is 32 meters, or 105 feet. The ... Read more

Quick Facts: Lake Kizaki is a mesotrophic lake lake in Nagano, Japan. Lake Kizaki has a surface area of 1 km2 (0.54 square miles), and its maximum depth is 30 meters, or 97 feet. The ... Read more

Quick Facts: Lake Hachirogata is a lake lake in Akita, Japan. Lake Hachirogata has a surface area of 46 km2 (18 square miles), and reaches a maximum depth of 10 meters, or 33 feet. The ... Read more