Useful Notes on Classification of Lakes in India

i. Tectonic Lakes:

Wular Lake (Kashmir), Kumayun Lakes.

ii. Lakes Formed due to Volcanic Activity:

Lunar Lake (Maharashtra).

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iii. Lagoon Lakes:

Chilka (Orissa), Pulicat (Tamil Nadu), Kolleru (Andhra Pradesh)

iv. Glacial Lakes:

Khurpataal, Sambal, Punataal, Malwa Tal, Nainitaal Rakastaal, Saataal, Bhimtaal, Navkuchiataal (all Kumayun Himalayas).

v. Lakes Formed Due to Aeolean Process:

Sambhar, Panchphidra Luna Kransar, Didwana (Rajasthan).

vi. Others:

Dal lake (Kashmir), Udaisagar, Pichola, Rajasamand, Jaisalmer, Annasagar (Rajasthan) (, Loktak (Manipur), Vembanad (Kerala,), Hussein Sagar (Andhra Pradesh).