‘Lakes of Australia’

Lake Eyre

  

Озеро Эйр (Lake Eyre)Lake Eyre ( Eyre) In rare cases, a filling is the largest lake in Australia, and the lowest point of its – about 15 m below sea level. This is the central point of the vast Lake Eyre Basin.

The lake is located in the desert of central Australia, in upstate South Australia . Lake Eyre basin is a closed system, surrounding the lake bed, lower part of which is filled with a dense layer of saline soils due to the seasonal evaporation of trapped water.

  

  

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Lake Torrens

Торренс ( Torrens) – the second largest salt lake in Australia undrained. located in the states South Australia, in 345 km north of Adelaide. Specified area of ​​the lake is quite relative, as in the past 150 years, it is completely filled with water only once.

The lake is open to Edward Eyre 1839, subsequent 20 years it was, that Lake Torrens - a huge shallow salt lake in the shape of a horseshoe, surrounding the northern Flinders Ranges and blocks the way to the interior of the country.

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Lake Gregory

Lake Gregory (Gregory) – closed lake located in the north-east Western Australia. This is – freshwater lake, but can become salty after several dry years.

In dry years, the level of salt in the water varies from 0,1 ‰ to 82 ‰. , last 25 years withered only twice.

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