Laguna Blanca (Bolivia)

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Laguna Blanca
LagunaVerde1.jpg
Location Sur Lípez Province, Potosí Department
Coordinates 22°48′00″S 67°47′38″W / 22.800°S 67.794°W / -22.800; -67.794Coordinates: 22°48′00″S 67°47′38″W / 22.800°S 67.794°W / -22.800; -67.794
Basin countries Bolivia
Surface area 10.9 km²
Surface elevation 4350 m

Laguna Blanca is a lake in the Sur Lípez Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia. At an elevation of 4350 m, its surface area is 10.9 km². The lake is 5.6 km long and 3.5 km wide. The characteristic white colour of the water, that gave the lake its name, is caused by the high amount of minerals. Only a narrow corridor separates Laguna Blanca from the smaller Laguna Verde.

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This article incorporates information from the Spanish Wikipedia.