These Lakes Are Incredibly Fascinating! Here Are 10 Of The Most Beautiful Crater Lakes On Earth.

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A crater lake is a lake that forms in a volcanic crater or caldera, such as a maar; less commonly and with lower association to the term a lake may form in an impact crater caused by a meteorite, or in an artificial explosion caused by humans. (Wikipedia)

Below are some of the most incredibly stunning crater lakes that you should totally see before you die! Gosh, they are so gorgeous!

1. Lake Nemrut, Turkey

View of Lake Nemrut, located in Volcano Nemrut, a dormant volcano in the Bitlis Province, Turkey. The lake is fed by hot springs, making it warmer at the bottom than at the surface and does not freeze in winter. (Wikimedia/EvgenyGenkin)

Lake Nemrut, Turkey

2. Katmai Crater Lake, Alaska

View of the crater lake of Mount Katmai, a volcano on the Alaska Peninsula in southern Alaska, located within Katmai National Park and Preserve. (Captain Budd Christman, NOAA Corps )

Katmai Crater Lake, Alaska

3. Lake Vico, Italy

View of Lake Vico, a caldera lake in the northern Lazio region, central Italy. It is one of the highest major Italian lakes, with an altitude of 1,673 ft. (Flickr/Stefano Fiaschi)

Lake Vico, Italy

4. Lake Taupo, New Zealand

A NASA satellite photo of Lake Taupo, located in the North Island of New Zealand. Lake Taupo lies in a caldera created by a supervolcanic eruption which occurred approximately 26,500 years ago. (NASA)

Lake Taupo, New Zealand

5. Kerið, Iceland

View of Kerid, a volcanic crater lake located in the Grímsnes area in south Iceland, on the popular tourist route known as the Golden Circle. The lake is shallow and known for its vivid aquamarine color. (Wikimedia/Progresschrome)

Kerið, Iceland

6. Lake Pinatubo, Philippines

An Aeta tribesman sits on the edge of Lake Pinatubo, the turquoise-colored crater lake of Mount Pinatubo volcano, located near the boundaries of Pampanga, Tarlac and Zambales provinces in the Philippines. (AFP/Getty Images)

Lake Pinatubo, Philippines

7. Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Known as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, Lake Atitlan in Guatemala is surrounded by volcanoes and Mayan villages. It is the deepest lake in Central America with maximum depth of about 1,120 ft. (Flickr/Rick Galvan)

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

8. Lake Manicouagan, Canada

View of Lake Manicouagan, located in the basin of a massive impact crater 60 miles wide, in Quebec, Canada. Due to its shape, it is known as the ‘eye of Quebec.’ (NASA)

Lake Manicouagan, Canada

9. Crater Lake, Ore.

View of Crater Lake, a caldera lake located in south-central Oregon, during the winter. The lake is the main feature of Crater Lake National Park and is famous for its deep blue color and water clarity. (Wikimedia/WolfmanSF)

Crater Lake, Ore.

10. Tri-Colored Crater Lakes of Kelimutu, Indonesia

Two of the tri-colored crater lakes of Kelimutu volcano on Flores Island in Indonesia. (Flickr/michaeljesusday)

Tri-Colored Crater Lakes of Kelimutu, Indonesia

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