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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Maracaibo

Lake Maracaibo (Spanish: Lago de Maracaibo) is the largest lake in Venezuela and South America and an "inlet of the Caribbean Sea." It is sometimes ...

www.theguardian.com/travel/2015/mar/11/venezuela-lightning-lake-maracaibo

Mar 11, 2015 ... Venezuela's Lake Maracaibo sees more lightning than anywhere else on earth. Our writer gets a ringside seat to watch the action.

www.britannica.com/place/Lake-Maracaibo

Feb 8, 2017 ... Lake Maracaibo, Spanish Lago de Maracaibo, large inlet of the Caribbean Sea, lying in the Maracaibo Basin of northwestern Venezuela.

www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-08-03/venezuela-s-giant-lake-of-endless-oil-is-a-filthy-lawless-mess

Aug 3, 2015 ... Lake Maracaibo, a 5,097 square mile body of water, is a graveyard for everything from abandoned pipeline to tires. Photographer: Pietro Pitts/ ...

www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/infopage/lakemaracaibo.htm

Jul 12, 2016 ... The basin surrounding Lake Maracaibo is one of the major oil-producing areas of the world. Venezuelan crude oil is subsequently shipped ...

www.nytimes.com/2016/05/17/science/in-venezuela-the-lightning-capital-of-the-world.html

May 16, 2016 ... Locals in the area known as Lake Maracaibo, by the Catatumbo River can expect electrical storms during more than 80 percent of the year.

www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g316089-d316244-Reviews-Lake_Maracaibo-Central_Western_Region.html

Lake Maracaibo, Central-Western Region: See 11 reviews, articles, and 5 photos of Lake Maracaibo, ranked No.45 on TripAdvisor among 60 attractions in ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-world-s-top-lightning-hotspot-is-lake-maracaibo-in-venezuela

May 1, 2016 ... Lightning flashes above Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela more than anywhere else on earth and does so for a stunning 297 days of the year.

earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD//view.php?id=4654

Green swirls of duckweed dominate the center of Venezuela's Lake Maracaibo in this Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) image acquired ...

news.mongabay.com/2016/05/lake-maracaibo-oil-development-disaster-area-dying-neglect

May 3, 2016 ... Today, hundreds of working and abandoned oil wells mar the surface of Lake Maracaibo, and more than 25,000 kilometers of crumbling ...