Deseado Lake

Deseado Lake (Spanish: Lago Deseado) is a lake located on the main island of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago. The lake has an east–west orientation and is bounded by mountains to the north and south. Most of the lake lies in Chile while the eastern end lies in Argentina. The lake lies in Lago Deseado Fault Zone.[1]

Deseado Lake
Location of the lake in Argentina.
Location of the lake in Argentina.
Deseado Lake
LocationRío Grande Department / Tolhuin Department, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina / Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region, Chile
Coordinates54°22′41.4″S 68°40′33.55″W / 54.378167°S 68.6759861°W / -54.378167; -68.6759861Coordinates: 54°22′41.4″S 68°40′33.55″W / 54.378167°S 68.6759861°W / -54.378167; -68.6759861
Primary outflowsDe la Turba River
Basin countriesArgentina, Chile
Max. length10.7 km (6.6 mi)
Max. width1.1 km (0.68 mi)
Surface elevation169 m (554 ft)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Torres-Carbonell, P. J., Olivero, E. B., & Dimieri, L. V. (2008). Control en la magnitud de desplazamiento de rumbo del Sistema Transformante Fagnano, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Revista Geológica de Chile, 35(1), 63-77.