Huilo-Huilo Falls

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Huilo-Huilo Falls
Salto Huilo Huilo Región de Los Ríos.JPG
Location Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve, Chile
Total height ~40m
Number of drops 1
Watercourse Fui River

Huilo-Huilo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈwilo ˈwilo] About this sound audio , Pronounced: /ˈwl ˈwl/ WEEL-oh-WEEL-oh) is a waterfall located in Huilo-Huilo Biological Reserve in southern Chile. It lies next to Neltume in the international road to Hua Hum Pass, in the border to Argentina. The waters of the Huilo-Huilo Falls originates in Lácar Lake in Argentina. During the summer it frequently dries, as consequence of low precipitation and subterranean runoff. As consequence of this infiltration a large aquifer[1] is situated under Mocho-Choshuenco volcano. Contact between the water of the aquifer and magma may have caused the explosive phreatic eruptions that created the Tumba del Buey (bull's tomb) crater on the western flank of the Mocho-Choshuenco.


Coordinates: 39°51′12″S 71°57′16″W / 39.85333°S 71.95444°W / -39.85333; -71.95444