Interesting facts about Lake Atitlan
The Lake is located 1,560 meters above sea level and is 18km long, about the same is the volcano Atitlan msnm1 to 3537, also found the volcano at 3158 m Toliman and San Pedro volcano with 3020 meters.
An element found in Lake Atitlan is a wind called “Xocomil”, which is generated at noon, when the warm winds from the south colliding with cooler air masses coming from the highlands … this form will result in eddies that stir the waters of the lake and get to become very strong waves.
Another curious fact is that it forms several populations that have biblical names around the lake, such as Santa Catarina Palopo, San Antonio Palopo, San Lucas Toliman, Santiago Atitlan, San Pedro La Laguna, San Juan La Laguna, San Pablo La Laguna , San Marcos La Laguna, Santa Cruz La Laguna, Panajachel and others.
These people can travel from boats that are on the lake shore.