Saturday, September 24, 2011

Lake O'Higgins

Lake O'Higgins / San Martín (Argentina)
The lake is known as O'Higgins in Chile and San Martín in Argentina, located in Patagonia, Aysen Region and the Province of Santa Cruz.
Its surface area is 1058 km ² at 250 meters above sea level, and has a long coastline of 525 km. Is the deepest lake in America with a maximum depth of 836 meters near the O'Higgins Glacier and the characteristic blue color of milk at this lake came from rocks that are suspended in water. O'Higgins Glacier flows eastward toward the lake, as well as glacier Chico.

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