Lakes (fresh)

"A lake is formed when water accumulates in a low spot on the landscape as a result of surface-water runoff and groundwater seepage. If the water in the lake is fresh, it is a freshwater lake. Lakes (fresh) are a water cycle pool." (U.S. Geological Survey, 2022)


U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). "Water Cycle Glossary Terms". USGS Water Science School. (2022). Link:

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