Atitlan (Sololá Department, Guatemala)

Atitlán lake, Guatemala

Volcano: Atitlán (see Atitlán at the Smithsonian Institution website in a new tab)
Type: Lake
Description: Lake Atitlán is a lake in the Guatemalan Highlands of the Sierra Madre mountain range. Lake Atitlán is the deepest lake in Central America with a maximum depth of about 340 metres (1,120 ft)[1] with an average depth of 220 metres.

This location does not have flux data

Point of contact for this site:
Nemesio M. Pérez, nperez@iter.es (Environmental Research Division, Instituto Tecnológico y de Energías Renovables )

Number of measurements: 1
Measurement date (d/m/y) Added by Added on
Atitlan_010120081/1/2008 Emanuela Bagnato Nov. 15, 2016


Bibliographic references for this site

Pérez, Nemesio M., Pedro A. Hernández, German Padilla, Dácil Nolasco, José Barrancos, Gladys Melían,Eleazar Padrón, Samara Dionis, David Calvo, Fátima Rodríguez, Kenji Notsu, Toshiya Mori, Minoru Kusakabe, M. Carmencita Arpa, Paolo Reniva, and Martha Ibarra, 2011,Global CO2 emission from volcanic lakes, Geology, vol.39, n.3, pp. 235-238, DOI: 10.1130/G31586.1


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