|Location||Futaleufú Department, Chubut Province|
|Catchment area||2,920 km2 (1,130 sq mi)|
|Surface area||44 km2 (17 sq mi)|
|Average depth||101 m (331 ft)|
|Max. depth||168 m (551 ft)|
|Water volume||4.51×109 m3 (4.51 km3; 1.08 cu mi)|
|Shore length1||72.5 km (45.0 mi)|
|1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.|
Lake Futalaufquen is located within the national park Los Alerces. It originates from a glacier, and is in a deep valley, the ancient remains of a large glacier that was there 10,000 years behind the end of the last ice age.
The surface lies at an altitude of 518 meters with an area of 44,600,000 square meters (44.6 square km). The average depth is 101 meters and the greatest depth is 168 meters. The length of its shores is 72.5 km. The area of the water basin is 2,920 km2. The volume of water contained in the lake is 4.51 billion km3 or metric tonnes.
It lets 150m3 of water into the Río Futaleufú each second.
On average, water stays in the lake for 0.94 year.
- Translated from the French version of this page.