Nacimiento del Río Lanquín

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Location: On the edge of Lanquín, nestled in the foothills of a chain of mountains.
(15.580562, -89.990270)
Open: no restrictions.
Fee: free.
Classification: KarstKarst Spring
Light: n/a
Guided tours: self guided
Photography: allowed
Accessibility: no
Address: Nacimiento del Río Lanquín.
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1966 explored by an NSS group led by Russ Gurnee.


The Nacimiento del Río Lanquín (Resurgence of the Lanquín River) is a resurgence of an underground river. The river already has a decent size when it reaches the surface. Located adjacent to Grutas de Lanquín (Lanquín Caves) it is visited by most cave visitors.