Lakes in Japan

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Lake Akan

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 ...
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Lake Shikotsu

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 ...
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Lake Mashū

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 ...
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Lake Biwa

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