Lake Ipala

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Laguna de Ipala
Laguna de Ipala en Guatemala.jpg
Laguna de Ipala
LocationIpala (Chiquimula)
Coordinates14°33′20″N 89°38′20″W / 14.55556°N 89.63889°W / 14.55556; -89.63889Coordinates: 14°33′20″N 89°38′20″W / 14.55556°N 89.63889°W / 14.55556; -89.63889
Lake typeCrater lake
Primary inflowsnone
Primary outflowsnone
Basin countriesGuatemala
Surface area0.52 km2 (0.20 sq mi)[1][2]
Surface elevation1,493 m (4,898 ft)

Laguna de Ipala is a crater lake in Guatemala. The lake is located in the south-eastern Chiquimula Department at the bottom of a 1 km wide crater of the Ipala Volcano. The lake has a surface area of 0.52 km² and is situated at an altitude of 1493 m.[3]


  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-06-14. Retrieved 2012-07-03.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
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  3. ^ Dix, Margareth & Juan F. Fernández (eds). Inventario Nacional de los Humedales de Guatemala (PDF) (in Spanish). Guatemala: UICN-ORMA, CONAP, USAC, CBMA. ISBN 9968-743-58-5. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-21.CS1 maint: Extra text: authors list (link)