The Largest Lakes In South America

Himanshi singh       Nov 17, 2022


         The Five Largest Lakes In South America


#Lake Titicaca

         Lake Titicaca is the largest lake in South America by surface area and volume. It covers an area of 3,232 sq mi and holds an average of 214 cu mi of water.  


#Mar Chiquita 

         Mar Chiquita is an endorheic salt lake in central Argentina. It is the second largest lake in the continent with a surface area of between 770 and 2,320 sq mi. 


#General Carrera Lake/ Lake Buenos Aire

         General Carrera is a lake shared by Chile and Argentina. It is referred to as Lake Buenos Aires in Argentina. The lake covers an area of 710 sq mi and has a depth of 1,923 ft. 


#Lago Argentino

         Lago Argentino is a lake in Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina. It is the largest freshwater lake in the country and the fourth largest lake on the continent.  


#Viedma Lake

         Viedma is a lake located on the boundary between Argentina and Chile. It is an elongated lake with a length of 50 miles and a surface area of 420 sq mi. 


#Threats To The Lakes Of South America

         The lakes of the continent depend on the glaciers for water. The Andes provides a significant amount of the water. Since the late 1990s, 


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