General Vintter Lake
|Location||Tehuelches Department / Languiñeo Department, Chubut Province, Argentina; Palena Commune, Palena Province, Los Lagos Region, Chile|
|Basin countries||Argentina; Chile|
|Surface elevation||927 m (3,041 ft)|
|Settlements||Lago Vintter (Argentina)|
Vintter Lake or Palena Lake is a lake located in Patagonia which is shared by Argentina, where it is known as Lago General Vintter, and by Chile, where it's called Lago Palena. Both names are internationally accepted. The Argentine name is after General Lorenzo Vintter, the second governor of the Argentine Territory of Patagonia (1882–1884), and the first governor of the Territory of the Río Negro (1884–1888).
Vintter Lake is noted for its fly fishing.
Notes and references
- "Los 10 rios mas impresionantes de Carretera Austral, Patagonia – Chile". Archived from the original on 15 August 2015.
- Schneider, Heiko & Perez, Carolina (9 April 2012). "Lake Vintter: Matching the hatch to catch large brook trout in Patagonia's Lake Vintter". Global FlyFisher. Archived from the original on 11 May 2012.
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