|Dove Lake and Cradle Mountain, Tasmania.|
Tasmania underwent major glaciation during the last glacial period, far more than did the mainland.
|Lake Cootapatamba, Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales.|
These southern alps also had minor glaciation until 10,000 years ago, and Cootapatamba
derives from that. It is Australia's highest lake.
|El Cajas National Park, in the high Andes above Cuenca, central Ecuador, is studded with glacial lakes,|
above and below. The altitude here is over 4000 metres above sea level.
|Lago Todos de los Santos near the Argentinian border with Chile, |
east of Puerto Varas.
|Lake in the high pampas, Andes east of Coyaique, Chilean northern Patagonia.|
|Lago Nordenskjold, Torres del Paine National Park.|
In front of the towers (above) and with wind ripping the surface from the water (below).
|Lake Amadeus, near Uluru, central Australia.|
Part of a vast 'fossil' lake system, 500km long and covering 1750 square kilometres.
|Lake Gilles, South Australia, in its normal state (above)|
and as much more rarely seen (below, in September 2013).
|Combo Waterhole near Winton, north-western Queensland.|
(It was here that the great Australian bush poet and journalist A.B. ('Banjo') Paterson was inspired
to write Waltzing Matilda, sometimes thought of Australia's 'other national anthem'.)
|Cocha Salvador, Manu National Park, Amazonian Peru, at dawn.|
A large oxbow lake.
|Crater Lake near Kibale, Uganda.|
|Larger crater lake, Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda.|
|Lake Edward, Queen Elizabeth NP, Uganda (above)|
and Lake Victoria, Entebbe, Uganda (below).
Two mighty rift lakes.
|Meroo Lake, south coast New South Wales.|
|Lake Mackenzie, Fraser Island, a perched lake on sand.|
PS I've just realised that this is the first posting ever by me without a named plant or animal, so I should rectify that.
|Chilean Flamingoes in glacial lake in front of the Towers, Torres del Paine NP.|