Lejía Lake

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Laguna Lejía
Laguna lejia.jpg
Laguna Lejía with the Lascar, Aguas Calientes and Acamarachi volcanoes in the background.
Location Antofagasta Region
Coordinates 23°30′S 67°42′W / 23.500°S 67.700°W / -23.500; -67.700Coordinates: 23°30′S 67°42′W / 23.500°S 67.700°W / -23.500; -67.700[1]
Catchment area 193 km2 (75 sq mi)[2]
Basin countries Chile
Surface area 1.9 km2 (0.73 sq mi)[2]
Surface elevation 4,325 m (14,190 ft)[2]
References [1][2]

Laguna Lejía is a salt lake located in the Altiplano of the Antofagasta Region of northern Chile. The landscape of the area is dominated by the volcanoes Chiliques, Lascar, Aguas Calientes and Acamarachi.


  1. ^ a b Earth Info, earth-info.nga.mil webpage: "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-05-04. Retrieved 2007-04-06. .
  2. ^ a b c d (in Spanish) IRD en Chile: Laguna Lejía