When you're young you think that you're going to sail into a lovely lake of quietude and peace. This is profoundly untrue. ~ Doris LessingHope you don't like lakes because many are disappearing from the face of the Earth.
Dead Sea and Sea of Galilee
diversion of the Jordan River to irrigation. The water level in the Sea of Galilee (Lake Kinneret) has dropped so low that water has to be pumped up hill into the Jordan River or that historic tourist attraction would be a dry wash now. As for the Dead Sea, in just fifty years the water level has dropped by over 100 feet and the surface area has shrunk by 40%.
|In 2013 this dock on Lake Huron was 150 yards from the water.|