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Using of articles

Russian Federation

Using of articles

Dear friends! Could you help me, please? What article is used with the names of the lakes? I have some grammar books but the rules are not the same...  The Baikal or Baikal?

Thanks in advance.

6 Dec 2010      


None if they have a name: Wallowa Lake, Lake Constance, Lake Superior.


6 Dec 2010     


Seas,oceans and rivers take the definite article The but it is not used before lakes.
The Aegean Sea, The Atlantic Ocean, The Nile but Lake Michigan.

6 Dec 2010     

United States

The Baikal but: Lake Bailkal

6 Dec 2010