Petrel Lake

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Laguna Petrel
Laguna Petrel, Pichilemu - 1.jpg
Petrel Lake, on October 4, 2010.
Coordinates 34°22′47.35″S 71°59′59.75″W / 34.3798194°S 71.9999306°W / -34.3798194; -71.9999306Coordinates: 34°22′47.35″S 71°59′59.75″W / 34.3798194°S 71.9999306°W / -34.3798194; -71.9999306
Basin countries Chile
Surface elevation 0 feet (0 m)

Petrel Lake (Spanish: Laguna de Petrel or Laguna Petrel) is a salt lake located in Pichilemu beach, Chile, in front of Pichilemu railway station.[1][2]

It contains a high percentage of sea water, and it was formerly one of the main attractions of Pichilemu.[1]

It is named after the hacienda San Antonio de Petrel, located nearby Pichilemu.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Washington Saldías. "Categórica y fundada respuesta da el jóven alcalde". Pichilemu News (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 September 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Wikisource-logo.svg Cienfuegos, Francisco Astaburuaga, ed. (1899). "Pichilemo (Puerto de) ". Diccionario Geográfico de la República de Chile (Geographic Dictionary of the Republic of Chile) (in Spanish).