2. Lake Tanganyika, Central Africa

Lake Tanganyika shares territory in four central African countries; Tanzania, Burundi, Zambia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The second deepest lake in the world, Tanganyika is 4,823 feet (1,470 meters) at the deepest point.

Also the world's longest lake, Tanganyika has 18% of the Earth's fresh water within it at 4,500 cubic miles (18,900 cubic kilometers) of volume.

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