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Buenos Aires Lake / General Carrera Lake on Argentina-Chile Border

46.5S 71.3W

June 5th, 2011 Category: Lakes, Mountains

Argentina - May 23rd, 2011

The large lake in Patagonia surrounded by the Andes Mountains in this image of the Chile-Argentina border zone is known as both Buenos Aires Lake (in Argentina) and General Carrera Lake (in Chile).

The lake has a surface of 1,850 km² of which 970 km² are in the Chilean Aisén Region, and 880 km² to the Argentine Santa Cruz Province. It is of glacial origin.

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