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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsZoology · 1 decade ago

whats the difference between a lake and a pond?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Size, essentially. A lake is bigger.

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  • 4 years ago

    The main difference between a lake and a pond is the size

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  • 1 decade ago

    Lake is a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land.

    Pond is a small lake; The pond is too small for sailing.

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  • 1 decade ago

    In Minnesota a lake must have at least 10 acres of surface area. Any less than that, and it's a pond.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Size is the difference. Lake is bigger than Pond....

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  • 1 decade ago

    pond is smaller than the lake but pond contain pure water than the lake. in lake fishes could not be found but in pond u can found different types of fishes, lake can contain salty water but there is no salty water in pond, pond is maded by man but lake cannot made by man

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    its just a matter of size. a lake is always bigger than a pond. also lakes are generally deeper than the ponds.

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  • 354gr
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    1 decade ago

    I think a pond is spring fed and a lake has an inlet and and outlet. But, I could be wrong. It may just be a matter of size.

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  • 1 decade ago

    the diference is, a pond is much smaller than a lake. a pond can be big, but a lakewill always be much bigger than a pond.

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  • 1 decade ago

    A lake was made by God; a pond is always man made.

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  • 1 decade ago

    a lake is bigger than a pond

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