Read on to learn about the most dangerous lakes, rivers, and seas all over the world.

What seems like a serene place to take a dip may actually be one of the most dangerous bodies of water in the world. The bizarre thing about lethal bodies of water is that many of them look like regular swimming holes. Read on to learn about the most dangerous lakes, rivers, and seas all over the world.

1. Boiling Lake

Boiling Lake is located in Dominica’s Morne Trois Pitons National Park. As you may have guessed, swimming is strictly prohibited because the water can reach boiling temperatures in a matter of seconds with little to no warning. Why is the water so hot? Temperatures can reach up to 197°F due to hot air spurts from beneath the ground, also: nearby lava.
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