The Lake District is also known as the Lakes or Lakeland. It is a rural area in North West England.
A lake is a naturally occurring, relatively large body of water localized in a basin surrounded by land, with much slower-moving flow than any inflow or outflow streams that serve to feed or drain the lake. Lakes lie completely on land and are separate from the ocean, although, but like the much larger oceans, they form part of the Earth's water cycle by serving as large standing water reservoirs. Most lakes are freshwater, but some are salt lakes with salinities even higher than that of seawater. Lakes are typically much larger and deeper than ponds, which also water-filled basins on land, although there are no official definitions or scientific criteria distinguishing the two. Most lakes are both fed and drained by creeks and rivers, but some lakes are endorheic without any outflowing drainage, while volcanic lakes are filled directly by precipitation runoffs and do not have any inflow streams. Lakes are also distinct from lagoons, which are shallow tidal pools dammed by sandbars at coastal regions. Natural lakes are generally found in mountainous areas (i.e. alpine lakes), dormant volcanic craters, rift zones and areas with ongoing glaciation. Other lakes are found in depressed landforms or along the courses of mature rivers, where a river channel has widened over a basin formed by eroded floodplains and wetlands. Some parts of the world have many lakes formed by the chaotic drainage patterns left over from the last ice age. All lakes are temporary over long periods of time, as they will slowly fill in with sediments or spill out of the basin containing them. Artificially controlled lakes are known as reservoirs, and are usually constructed for industrial or agricultural use, for hydroelectric power generation, for supplying domestic drinking water, for ecological or recreational purposes, or for other human activities.
Lakes is one of the 10 states of South Sudan. It has an area of 40,235 km². Rumbek is the capital of the state. Lakes is in the Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan, in addition to Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Western Bahr el Ghazal, and Warrap states. Bahr el Ghazal itself was a former province which was split from the Anglo-Egyptian mudiriyat, or province of Equatoria in 1948. The eastern border is the White Nile with Jonglei on the opposite bank. To the northeast lies Unity State. Other borders include Warrap State towards the northwest, Western Equatoria to the south and west, and Central Equatoria to the south. As of July 2011, Ramciel in Lakes state is under consideration by the federal government as a site for a new national capital, which would replace Juba. Like all states in South Sudan, Lakes is divided into counties; there are 8 counties, each headed by a County Commissioner. The counties are further divided into Payams, then Bomas.
Plural noun of the word lake.
The lake district in the United Kingdom has a variety of beautiful lakes and scenic places for people to explore, visit and stay around.
Submitted by MaryC on April 8, 2016
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Lakes is ranked #11152 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Lakes surname appeared 2,840 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Lakes.
63.4% or 1,802 total occurrences were White.
32.7% or 930 total occurrences were Black.
2.1% or 60 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.2% or 34 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.2% or 8 total occurrences were Asian.
0.2% or 6 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
The numerical value of lakes in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of lakes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Lakes, rivers, streams...all are water and all travel to the same destination. So it is with religion.
On some courses, the lakes are more like sewers, in those stagnant pools you can catch diseases, so you have to wear a head guard, a bit like an all-in-one wetsuit, so nothing can get on you.
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
What we wanted to do was see how lakes were changing over the entire globe and look at what variations there were in the warming rates across the globe but also how much variation there was between lakes that were close together.
Libraries are reservoirs of strength, grace and wit, reminders of order, calm and continuity, lakes of mental energy, neither warm nor cold, light nor dark. The pleasure they give is steady, unorgastic, reliable, deep and long-lasting. In any library in the world, I am at home, unselfconscious, still and absorbed.
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