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Lake Maracaibo

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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  ...

Venezuela's nightly lightning show | Travel | The Guardian

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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.

Venezuela's Giant Lake of Endless Oil Is a Filthy, Lawless Mess ...

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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/ ...

Earth's New Lightning Capital Revealed | NASA

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May 2, 2016 ... Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela earned the top spot receiving an average rate of about 233 flashes per square kilometer per year, according to ...

Lightning capital of the world: Venezuela's Lake Maracaibo earns ...

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May 20, 2016 ...Lake Maracaibo has a unique geography and climatology that is ideal for the development of thunderstorms," Dennis Buechler, a researcher ...

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Aug 14, 2015 ... Venezuela's eternal lightning storm has captivated tourists and locals for generations. Where the Catatumbo River meets Lake Maracaibo, 260 ...

Lake Maracaibo: Earth's Principal Lightning Hotspot - Geology.com

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A few areas of Earth have fantastic amounts of lightning. The top lightning hotspot is over Lake Maracaibo in northwestern Venezuela.

The World's Top Lightning Hotspot Is Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela ...

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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.

A Place Where Lightning Strikes Almost 300 Days a Year - The New ...

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May 17, 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.

Catatumbo River / Maracaibo Lake “Lightning Tour” | Angel-Eco Tours

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Then from the comfort of your hammock just lying there and enjoying the lightning “show” phenomenon over Maracaibo Lake, a show that goes on every night ...

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Lake Maracaibo Venezuela Map and Information Page - World Atlas

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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 ...

Lake Maracaibo | inlet, Caribbean Sea | Britannica.com

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Jun 16, 2016 ... Lake Maracaibo, Spanish Lago de Maracaibo, large inlet of the Caribbean Sea, lying in the Maracaibo Basin of northwestern Venezuela.

NASA finds each square km of Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela hit by ...

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May 2, 2016 ... At Venezuela's Lake Maracaibo, the lightning capital of the world, storms light up the skies roughly 300 nights each year, according to data from ...