martes, 12 de febrero de 2008


AMATITLAN, originally uploaded by PAL1970.

Lake Amatitlan is located in the departmental jurisdiction of Guatemala, between the municipalities of Amatitlán, Petapa and Villa Canales. The lake has an extension of 15 square kilometers. The lake seats 1,188 meters above sea level and its geographical coordinates are lat. 14°27'50" North , long 90°36’10” West.

The lake suffered heavy pollution from Guatemala city and other urban and industrial areas. Currently, it is undergoing arecovery process, with positive results so far.

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