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synonyms for lake

  • basin
  • lagoon
  • pond
  • pool
  • reservoir
  • creek
  • loch
  • mere
  • millpond
  • mouth
  • sluice
  • spring
  • tarn
  • inland sea
  • lakelet
See also synonyms for: lakes
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It’s the only moon in the solar system with a dense nitrogen-rich atmosphere like Earth’s, and the only place besides Earth where there’s been clear evidence of lakes on the surface.
THE 5 BEST PLACES TO EXPLORE IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM—BESIDES MARSNEEL PATELAUGUST 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The Erta Ale stands out as one of the world’s most active volcanoes and one of the only eight and possibly the longest-existing lava lakes in the world.
SCIENTISTS SAY A NEW OCEAN WILL FORM IN AFRICA AS THE CONTINENT CONTINUES TO SPLIT INTO TWOUWAGBALE EDWARD-EKPUAUGUST 13, 2020QUARTZ
Some climate models have come to the same conclusion, he says, counter to the prevailing image of ancient Mars as a planet covered in oceans and lakes.
MARS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN THE WARM, WET PLANET WE THOUGHT IT WASNEEL PATELAUGUST 7, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The lake’s water has been receding for thousands of years, so there are spots near the ancient shoreline where the present-day lake is invisible.
TO REHEARSE PERSEVERANCE’S MISSION, SCIENTISTS PRETENDED TO BE A MARS ROVERLISA GROSSMANJULY 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The landing site in Jezero crater, just north of the Martian equator, contains an ancient river delta that looks like it once carried water and silt into a long-lived lake.
NASA’S PERSEVERANCE ROVER WILL SEEK SIGNS OF PAST LIFE ON MARSLISA GROSSMANJULY 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Then all I had to do was put light meters into the lakes to estimate the amount of photosynthesis going on.
HE FOUND ‘ISLANDS OF FERTILITY’ BENEATH ANTARCTICA’S ICESTEVE NADISJULY 20, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The researchers considered whether rainfall, dunes or dry lake beds could be responsible for the reflections, and found that only lake beds explain the timing and locations of the signals.
FLAT SPOTS ON SATURN’S MOON TITAN MAY BE THE FLOORS OF ANCIENT LAKE BEDSLISA GROSSMANJUNE 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Near the lake, which fills the caldera of a supervolcano, Putra had found “a dead lizard with interesting morphological features, but he wasn’t sure what it was,” says Amarasinghe, who later asked the biologist to send the specimen to Jakarta.
A NOSE-HORNED DRAGON LIZARD LOST TO SCIENCE FOR OVER 100 YEARS HAS BEEN FOUNDDYNA ROCHMYANINGSIHJUNE 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
They get into the tiny crevices of boats and motors, hiding until they reach a new lake.
CONSERVATION IS GOING TO THE DOGSALISON PEARCE STEVENSAPRIL 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
I live in Minnesota, and my kids plan to jump into a nearby lake as soon as the ice melts!
HOW TO COPE AS COVID-19 IMPOSES SOCIAL DISTANCINGSHEILA MULROONEY ELDREDMARCH 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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WORDS RELATED TO LAKE

  • basin
  • bath
  • lagoon
  • lake
  • mere
  • millpond
  • mud puddle
  • natatorium
  • pond
  • puddle
  • splash
  • swimming pool
  • tank
  • tarn
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