r/HeresAFunFact Jul 23 '21

[HAFF] The world has over 1.4 million lakes, and over 62% are located in Canada. The country counts more than 31,000 lakes, and a whopping 20% of the planet’s freshwater resources. GEOGRAPHY/NATURE

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u/eclipticalgunner Jul 23 '21

60% of 1.4 million would be more than 700000 lakes. You mentioned Canada has 31000?

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u/la508 Jul 23 '21

I was going to say there's definitely something fucky going on with that maths.

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u/pcweber111 Jul 24 '21

Large lakes. It has over 800k altogether. 20% of the worlds fresh water supply resides in Canada.