Lake Pehoé

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Lake Pehoé
Lake Pehoe (5501703508).jpg
Cuernos del Paine
Location Magallanes Region
Coordinates 51°06′S 73°04′W / 51.100°S 73.067°W / -51.100; -73.067Coordinates: 51°06′S 73°04′W / 51.100°S 73.067°W / -51.100; -73.067[1]
Primary inflows Paine River
Primary outflows Paine River
Basin countries Chile
Surface area 22 km2 (8.5 sq mi)[2]
References [1][2]

Lake Pehoé (Spanish pronunciation: [peoˈe]) is a surface water body located in Torres del Paine National Park, in the Magallanes Region of southern Chile. The lake is fed mainly by Paine River through the Nordenskjöld Lake, but it also receives the waters of the outlet of Skottsberg Lake.[2]

Paine River waters feeding the Pehoé Lake have emerged from the Salto Grande waterfall. In this upper reach of the Pehoe Lake watershed there are numerous flora and fauna, including grazing wild Guanaco.[3]



  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-05-04. Retrieved 2007-04-06. 
  2. ^ a b c "Cuenca del río Serrano" (PDF) (in Spanish). 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-03-04. Retrieved 2010-12-27.