Lake Maracaibo (Spanish: Lago de Maracaibo) is a large brackish bay in
Venezuela. It is connected to the Gulf of Venezuela by Tablazo Strait which is 5.5
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.
Lake Maracaibo is the largest lake on the South American continent, and one of
the planet's oldest bodies of water. Geologists report that Maracaibo is one of ...
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/ ...
"Discovered in 1499 by the Spanish explorer Alonso de Ojeda, the lake
lies in the extremely hot, humid lowlands of the Maracaibo
basin, a region that, almost enclosed by mountains, is semiarid in the north but has an average annual rainfall of 50 in. The basin is one o... More »
Large inlet of the Caribbean Sea, lying in the Maracaibo Basin of northwestern
Venezuela. It is the largest natural lake in South America, covering an area of ...
Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela - Oct. 2009 ... It occurs strictly in an area located over
the mouth of the Catatumbo River where it empties into Lake Maracaibo.
Maracaibo is the largest lake in South America and is connected to the Gulf of ...
The Lake Maracaibo basin includes the largest oil fields in Venezuela.
Nov 7, 2014 ... LAKE MARACAIBO Venezuela | By Diego Ore ... named for a river that runs into
the lake, is normal lightning that just happens to occur far more ...
Jun 5, 2013 ... Storm clouds gather in the same spot five-miles above Lake Maracaibo up to 160
nights per year, lasting for about 10 hours at a time.