Cardiel Lake

Lago Cardiel (Spanish pronunciation: [kaɾˈðjel]) is a lake in Patagonia, Argentina, between the Andean Cordillera and the South Atlantic.

Lago Cardiel
Lago Cardiel is located in Argentina
Lago Cardiel
Lago Cardiel
LocationRío Chico Department, Santa Cruz Province, Patagonia
Coordinates48°57′S 71°13′W / 48.950°S 71.217°W / -48.950; -71.217Coordinates: 48°57′S 71°13′W / 48.950°S 71.217°W / -48.950; -71.217
Primary inflowsRio Cardiel
Primary outflowsnone
Basin countriesArgentina
Surface area370 km2 (140 sq mi)
Average depth49.1 m (161 ft)
Max. depth76 m (249 ft)
Surface elevation276 m (906 ft)