Last update: June 19th, 2019 at 12:00 am
Today’s Image of the Day from NASA Earth Observatory features a lake in Canada known as the Great Slave Lake.
This massive body of water is one of the 15 largest lakes in the world and is comparable in size to Belgium.
Great Slave Lake is 300 miles long and 30 to 140 miles wide. At 2,020 feet deep, it is the deepest lake in North America
Thousands of fisherman visit the lake each year, and it is is a major source of water for Canada’s longest river, the Mackenzie.
This false color image was captured on May 16, 2019 by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite.
Image Credit: NASA Earth Observatory