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Lakes on Islands in Lakes: Toba and Taal in Indonesia and the Philippines

By Martin W. Lewis | March 29, 2012 | One Comment

For those interested in geographical superlatives pertaining to islands and lakes, Elburz.org has an interesting list, beginning with the world largest island (Greenland) and largest lake (Caspian Sea). It continues with the largest lake on an island (Nettilling Lake on Baffin Island in Canada), the largest island in a lake (Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron in Canada), the largest island …

René-Levasseur: The World’s Second Largest Island in a Lake?

By Martin W. Lewis | March 28, 2012 | 3 Comments

The Wikipedia’s list of the world’s largest islands in lake has some intriguing features. Four of the top seven positions are occupied by islands in North America’s Great Lakes: Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron (or Lake Michigan-Huron, which is actually a single lake), Isle Royale in Lake Superior, St. Joseph Island in Lake Huron, and Drummond Island, also in Lake …

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