Panguipulli Lake

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Panguipulli Lake
Lago Panguipulli
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Location Panguipulli Commune, Valdivia Province, Los Ríos Region, Chile
Coordinates 39°41′39″S 72°14′30″W / 39.69417°S 72.24167°W / -39.69417; -72.24167Coordinates: 39°41′39″S 72°14′30″W / 39.69417°S 72.24167°W / -39.69417; -72.24167
Type Glacial, moraine-damed, ribbon
Primary inflows Llanquihue River, Pullinque River
Primary outflows Enco River
Basin countries  Chile
Max. length 29.78 km
Max. width 14.81 km
Surface area 116 km²
Shore length1 around 105 km
Surface elevation around 130 meters
Islands Gabriela Island
Settlements Panguipulli, Choshuenco
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

The Panguipulli Lake (Spanish: Lago Panguipulli; English pronunciation: /ˌpæŋɡiˈpji/ PANG-gee-POO-yee) is one of the "Seven Lakes" in Panguipulli municipality, southern Chile. The lake is of glacial origin and it is enclosed by mountain ranges of the Andes, on all sides except the west, where the town of Panguipulli lies in the Chilean Central Valley. The lake is drained by the Enco River that flows south to Riñihue Lake.


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