Conguillío Lake

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Conguillío Lake
Lago Conguillio.jpg
The lake with Sierra Nevada in the background.
Location La Araucanía Region
Coordinates 38°38′S 71°38′W / 38.633°S 71.633°W / -38.633; -71.633Coordinates: 38°38′S 71°38′W / 38.633°S 71.633°W / -38.633; -71.633
Primary outflows Underground outflow[1]
Basin countries Chile
Surface area 7.8 km2 (1,900 acres)[1]
Surface elevation 1,122 m (3,681 ft) above sea level

Conguillío Lake is a lake located in the La Araucanía Region of Chile, within the Conguillío National Park. The lake was formed by the damming of the Trufultruful River caused by a lava flow from the Llaima volcano.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Parque Nacional Conguillío" (in Spanish). CONAF. Retrieved 2013-02-02. 
  2. ^ (in Spanish) Sernageomin. "Volcán Llaima". Archived from the original on 2007-04-29. Retrieved 2013-02-02.