9 of the world's most extreme lakes

Check out the biggest, deepest, saltiest and all-around strangest bodies of water Earth has to offer.

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The deepest hypersaline lake in the world

Though it’s not the saltiest lake in the world, the Dead Sea, located between Israel and Jordan, is the deepest hypersaline lake in the world at over 1,000 feet deep. Those who walk its shores are at the lowest point on dry land — just over 1,400 feet below sea level.

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