What is the largest lake in South America by surface area?

What are the 2 largest lakes in South America?

The Largest Lakes in South America

Rank Lake Size (square km)
1 Titicaca 8,372
2 Mar Chiquita 6,000
3 General Carrera Lake/ Lake Buenos Aires 1,850
4 Argentino Lake 1,415

What are the 8 lakes in South America?

Lakes in South America: the big ones

  • Lake Titicaca (Peru/Bolivia) …
  • Nahuel Huapi Lake (Argentina) …
  • Lago Argentino (Argentina) …
  • Laguna Colorada (Bolivia) …
  • Lagoa da Conceição (Brazil) …
  • Laguna Tebinquiche (Chile) …
  • Lake Pehoé (Chile) …
  • Lago Roca (Argentina)

What is the largest man made lake in South America?

It is the highest major body of navigable water in the world (3,800 meters or 12,500 feet in elevation) and the largest lake in South America. Lake Titicaca is one of the most popular tourist attractions in South America.

Which is the longest lake in the world?

It is the world’s longest freshwater lake.

Lake Tanganyika
Max. length 673 km (418 mi)
Max. width 72 km (45 mi)
Surface area 32,900 km2 (12,700 sq mi)
Average depth 570 m (1,870 ft)

Which part of South America is most fertile?

The Argentine Pampas, the largest fertile area on the continent, is uniformly covered with the so-called pampean loess, which is calcareous, rich in minerals, and mixed with volcanic sediment.

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What fish live in Lake Titicaca?