The area of a lake fluctuates every year due to environmental changes and there are differences in the surface area.
Lake Superior holds 10% of the earth’s fresh surface water and contains as much water as all the other lakes combined!
With a surface area of 23,007 square miles, the lake offers nearly 4,000 miles of shoreline and holds about 850 cubic miles of water.
Lake Erie is roughly 2,500 square miles larger than Lake Ontario, which is connected by the Niagara river.
As the smallest of the Great Lakes, Lake Ontario is the only waterbody where two places meet in the middle.