Calafquén Lake

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Calafquén Lake
Lago Calafquén 4.jpg
Coordinates 39°31′12″S 72°08′50″W / 39.52000°S 72.14722°W / -39.52000; -72.14722Coordinates: 39°31′12″S 72°08′50″W / 39.52000°S 72.14722°W / -39.52000; -72.14722
Type Glacial, moraine-damed
Primary inflows Llancahue River
Primary outflows Pullinque River
Basin countries Chile
Max. length 25 km (16 mi)
Max. width 7.7 km (4.8 mi)
Surface area 120.6 km2 (46.6 sq mi)
Max. depth 207 m (679 ft)
Surface elevation 209 m (686 ft)
Settlements Coñaripe, Calafquén, Licán Ray

Calafquén Lake (Mapudungun: Lake like a sea) is a lake of Chile, which straddles the border between the La Araucanía Region and Los Ríos Region. It is one of the Seven Lakes and forms part of the drainage basin of the Valdivia River.

The Villarrica Volcano is situated in the vicinity, north of the lake.


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