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Venado Lagoon, Argentina

lakeVenado Lagoon
countryArgentina
surface area71 km2
maximum depth8 m
average depth3 m
lake typeNatural lake
catchment area1,066 km2
altitude103 m
volume0.18 km3
shore length63 km
residence time679 days
average discharge3 m3 / sec.

Venado Lagoon Information and Facts

Venado Lagoon is a natural lake that covers a surface area of 71 km2 (28 mi2), has an average depth of 3 meters (8 feet), and reaches a maximum depth of 8 meters (27 feet). Venado Lagoon boasts a total water volume of 0.18 km3 (141,875 acre-feet), and has a total shore line of 63 kilometers (39 miles). The lake, which sits at an elevation of 103 meters (338 feet), drains a whatershed that covers 1,066 km2 (412 mi2) and has a residence time of 679 days (2 years).