Lakes in South America

3307 Lakes in South America. Lakes on this page are displayed on the map.

Lake TiticacaBolivia,Peru

Often referred to as the highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca is located at an altitude of 3,812 meters and it is the largest lake by volume in South ... Read more

Argentino Lake (Lago Argentino) is Argentina’s biggest freshwater lake. Located in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz, it has a surface area of 1,466 sq km and a maximum ... Read more

Nahuel Huapi Lake (in Spanish: Lago Nahuel Huapí) is a lake in northern Patagonia, Argentina, located between the Río Negro and Neuquén provinces, in the ... Read more

Cami LakeArgentina,Chile

Cami Lake, also known by the name of Fagnano Lake, is located on the main island of the Tierra del Fuego Archipelago, between Argentina and ... Read more

Lake ValenciaVenezuela

Lake Valencia is the third largest lake in Venezuela after Lake Maracaibo and Lake Guri Reservoir. Geography and Hydrology It is located in Northern ... Read more

Caburgua Lake, sometimes misspelled Caburga, is a lake in Chile located 23 kilometers northwest of the city of Pucón, in the La Araucanía Region northeast of Lake ... Read more

Lake Llanquihue is a monomictic oligotrophic natural freshwater lake that covers a surface area of 862 km2 (333 mi2), has an average depth of 185 meters (605 feet), and reaches a ... Read more

Lake Maracaibo is a costal saltwater bay lake that covers a surface area of 13,010 km2 (5,024 mi2), and reaches a maximum depth of 60 meters (197 feet). Lake Maracaibo boasts a ... Read more

Lake Ranco is a monomictic natural lake that covers a surface area of 427 km2 (165 mi2), has an average depth of 81 meters (265 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 199 meters ... Read more

Lake Gutierrez is a oligotrophic moraine-dammed lake that covers a surface area of 17 km2 (6 mi2), has an average depth of 57 meters (188 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 111 ... Read more

Jupia Reservoir is a polymictic reservoir lake that covers a surface area of 544 km2 (211 mi2), and reaches a maximum depth of 26 meters (84 feet). Jupia Reservoir boasts a total ... Read more

Uruguay Reservoir is a reservoir lake that covers a surface area of 29 km2 (11 mi2), has an average depth of 43 meters (140 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 69 meters (227 ... Read more

Jurumirin Reservoir is a polymictic reservoir lake that covers a surface area of 374 km2 (145 mi2), has an average depth of 19 meters (62 feet). Jurumirin Reservoir boasts a total ... Read more

Patos Lagoon is a natural lake that covers a surface area of 10,140 km2 (3,916 mi2), has an average depth of 5 meters (17 feet). The lake, which sits at an elevation of -1 meters ... Read more

Lake PoopoBolivia

Lake Poopó was once a huge saline lake, nestled in a shallow depression of the Altiplano Mountains at an altitude of 3,700 meters in Bolivia. As of December 2015 the lake ... Read more

Roca LakeArgentina

Roca Lake is a natural lake that covers a surface area of 17 km2 (7 mi2), has an average depth of 35 meters (115 feet). Roca Lake boasts a total water volume of 0.59 km3 ... Read more

O'Higgins/San Martin Lake is a oligotrophic natural freshwater lake that covers a surface area of 1,010 km2 (390 mi2), has an average depth of 68 meters (224 feet), and reaches a ... Read more

Guri Reservoir is a oligotrophic reservoir lake that covers a surface area of 3,662 km2 (1,414 mi2), has an average depth of 37 meters (122 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 170 ... Read more

Cochrane/Pueyrredon Lake is a natural lake that covers a surface area of 299 km2 (116 mi2), has an average depth of 102 meters (334 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 460 meters ... Read more