Dataset of the largest lakes in the North America by surface area. Among these, are the Great Lakes of North America - Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. The Great Lakes are the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth by total area. They have a combined volume of 22,671 km³, a shade less than the volume of Lake Baikal (23,615 km³).
With a surface area of 82,000 km2, Lake Superior is the world's largest fresh water lake by surface area and the largest of the Great Lakes of North America.
Lake Huron covers a surface area of 59,600 km2 - the second largest in North America - and contains the Manitoulin Island, the world's largest lake island.
Lake Michigan ranks third at 58,000 km2 and is the largest lake contained within a single country. Lake Michigan holds up to a total water volume of 4,900.00km3, reaches as deep as 281m in maximum depth.
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