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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Champagne Pool Champagne Pool (Photo: Natalia Pushchina / Shutterstock)

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Hot, hot spring

A geothermal wonder, Champagne Pool in New Zealand reaches an average of 165 degrees Fahrenheit — but the waters below the pool reach a whopping 500 degrees Fahrenheit. Its colorful shore results from deposits of metalloid compounds — so this is not exactly a spring where you’d want to relax.

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