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America's Waterways: The Past, Present and Future

Scientists endlessly study lakes and rivers, historians document them, artists paint them, and travelers continue to explore them. In a series of articles, Smithsonian magazine highlights all that draws our eyes to our nation's fresh and coastal waters.

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This is a Mun Gwang lake in South Korea. I took this shot on October 24 , 2021 early in the morning . This lake is created by cutting a stream at the foot of the mountain which closes the dam on one side . FOGGY LAKE