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Largest Lakes and Dams in Australia

Largest Lakes and Dams in Australia

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RankingRegionArea (km2 or hectares)[1]
1Lake Gairdner South Australia10,917 km2
2Lake Carnegie Western Australia5,714 km2
3Lake Mackay Western Australia and the Northern Territory5,488 km2
4Lake Torrens South Australia5,420 km2
5Lake Macleod Western Australia5,141 km2
6Lake Eyre (North) South Australia4,176 km2
7Lake Frome South Australia3,676 km2
8Lake Moore Western Australia3,465 km2
9Lake Amadeus the Northern Territory1,993 km2
10Lake Wells Western Australia1,895 km2
11Mongers Lake Western Australia1,791 km2
12Lake Blanche South Australia1,712 km2
13The Coorong South Australia1,663 km2
14Lake Carey Western Australia1,582 km2
15Lake Cowan Western Australia1,580 km2
16Lake Eyre (South) South Australia1,465 km2
17Peera Peera Poolanna Lake South Australia1,431 km2
18Lake Raeside Western Australia1,383 km2
19Lake Argyle Western Australia and the Northern Territory1,264 km2
20Lake Gregory Western Australia1,043 km2
21Lake Rebecca Western Australia98,479 hectares
22Island Lagoon South Australia96,229 hectares
23Lake Everard South Australia90,258 hectares
24Lake Barlee Western Australia83,700 hectares
25Lake Noondie Western Australia77,044 hectares
26Lake Minigwal Western Australia72,852 hectares
27Lake Yamma Yamma (Mackillop) Queensland69,036 hectares
28Lake White Western Australia and the Northern Territory65,062 hectares
29Lake Dalrymple Queensland64,202 hectares
30Bilpa Morea Claypan Queensland62,070 hectares
31Lake Marmion Western Australia59,792 hectares
32Lake Irwin Western Australia58,466 hectares
33Lake Sylvester the Northern Territory57,282 hectares
34Lake Lefroy Western Australia57,171 hectares
35Lake Alexandrina South Australia56,510 hectares
36Lake Macfarlane South Australia52,073 hectares
37Lake Dora Western Australia51,675 hectares
38Lake Umaroona South Australia48,771 hectares
39Lake Gordon Tasmania47,662 hectares
40Lake Austin Western Australia45,998 hectares
41Lake Way Western Australia45,802 hectares
42Tarrabool Lake the Northern Territory43,461 hectares
43Lake Woods the Northern Territory42,528 hectares
44Lake Burnside (Oneahibunga) Western Australia42,235 hectares
45Lake Gregory South Australia42,168 hectares
46Lake Eucumbene New South Wales40,286 hectares
47Lake Lewis the Northern Territory38,512 hectares
48Lake Disappointment Western Australia37,553 hectares
49Garnpung Lake New South Wales37,349 hectares
50Lake Griselda South Australia35,141 hectares

[1]A hectare is a metric unit measurement of area defined as a square 100 metres by 100 metres. One hectare is equal to about 2.5 acres. There are 100 hectares in a square kilometre (km2)

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