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Here are the 3 lakes we have listed within Guatemala - compared by Highest Altitude/Elevation.

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Lake Name Elevation in feet Lake Description
Lake Atitlan
5,120 Lake Atitlan Pictures Lake Atitlan Message Forums Lake Atitlan, in the Guatemalan Highlands, is reputed by its visitors and residents to be one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Lake Atitlan gets its name from the Mayan word, "atitlan", which translates to, "the place where the rainbow gets its colors". Volcanic in origin, the 32,124-acre endorheic ...
Peten Itza
361 Peten Itza Pictures Peten Itza Message Forums Also known as: Lago Peten Itza, Lake Peten Itza
Peten Itza is the destination tropical rain forest dreams are made of! Located in the northern region of Peten, the lake covers more than 24,400 acres. Historically, Lago Peten Itza lies within the Mayan Biosphere Reserve and is steeped in the romantic mystery of these ancient people. Descendents of ...
Lake Izabal
7 Lake Izabal Pictures Lake Izabal Message Forums Also known as: Lago de Izabal
Guatemala's largest lake, Lake Izabel beckons the nature-seeking world traveler. Covering more than 145,000 acres, the massive lake provides sustenance for thousands of native Guatemalans and offers a sailor's paradise just off the Caribbean. Arising from the delta of the Polochic River, Lago de Izabal ...


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