Largest Lakes of Argentina (by surface area)
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Which is the largest lake in Argentina by surface area?
The largest lake by surface area in Argentina is General Carrera-Buenos Aires with an area of 1,850 km2. At second and third, are Argentino Lake which spans 1,415 km2 and O'Higgins-San Martín at 1,013 km2.The surface areas of the major lakes in Argentina range from 325 km2 to 1,850 km2, with the average area at around 1,026.6 km2.

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Deepest Lakes. The deepest lake in Argentina is O'Higgins-San Martín with a maximum depth of 836 meters.The depths of the major lakes in Argentina range from 460 meters to 836 meters, with lakes reaching as deep as 569.2 meters on average.

Lakes with the largest volumes. The largest lake in Argentina by volume is Argentino Lake with a volume of 219.90 km3.The water volumes of the major lakes in Argentina range from 83.35 km3 to 219.90 km3, with lakes holding up to 151.6 km3 of water on average.


Here are Argentina's largest lakes by surface area.

General Carrera-Buenos Aires.

General Carrera-Buenos Aires is the 2nd deepest lake in South America at 586 meters.

General Carrera-Buenos Aires covers a surface area of 1,850 km2.

Countries along its shoreline in South America: Argentina, Chile.

The lake is referred to as General Carrera Lake in Chile and Lake Buenos Aires in Argentina), with 970 km2 of its area in Chile and other 880 km2 in the Argentine Santa Cruz Province.

 

 Compare General Carrera-Buenos Aires with O'Higgins-San Martín from Argentina, Chile.

 Compare General Carrera-Buenos Aires with Titicaca from Bolivia, Peru.


Argentino Lake.

EL CALAFATE - Lago Argentina Twilight [4K] by Youtube/LET'S FLY

Argentino Lake is the 2nd largest lake by water volume in South America at 219.90 km3.

Reaching as deep as 500 meters, Argentino Lake holds up to 219.90 km3 of water and covers a surface area of 1,415 km2.

Countries along its shoreline in South America: Argentina.

 

 Compare Argentino Lake with Nahuel Huapi from Argentina.

 Compare Argentino Lake with Cochrane/Pueyrredón Lake from Argentina, Chile.


O'Higgins-San Martín.

O'Higgins-San Martín is the deepest lake in South America at 836 meters.

O'Higgins-San Martín is a lake that spans 1,013 km2 in surface area.

Countries along its shoreline in South America: Argentina, Chile.

The lake is known as O'Higgins in Chile and San Martín in Argentina.

 

 Compare O'Higgins-San Martín with Cochrane/Pueyrredón Lake from Argentina, Chile.

 Compare O'Higgins-San Martín with Titicaca from Bolivia, Peru.


Nahuel Huapi.

Sunset in Nahuel Huapi Lake by Youtube/patagoniainternet

Nahuel Huapi is the 3rd largest lake by water volume in South America at 83.35 km3.

Nahuel Huapi is a lake that holds up to 83.35 km3 of water, reaching a maximum depth of 464 meters. The lake also covers 530 km2 in surface area.

Countries along its shoreline in South America: Argentina.

 

 Compare Nahuel Huapi with Cochrane/Pueyrredón Lake from Argentina, Chile.

 Compare Nahuel Huapi with General Carrera-Buenos Aires from Argentina, Chile.


Cochrane/Pueyrredón Lake.

Argentina - Lago Posadas, Lago Pueyrredón (Credit: Youtube/Jan van Bekkum)

Cochrane/Pueyrredón Lake spans a surface area of 325 km2.

Countries along its shoreline in South America: Argentina, Chile.

 

 Compare Cochrane/Pueyrredón Lake with Titicaca from Bolivia, Peru.

 Compare Cochrane/Pueyrredón Lake with General Carrera-Buenos Aires from Argentina, Chile.


Datasets on Lakes

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