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Lake Maracaibo


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


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 | inlet, Caribbean Sea | Britannica.com


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 ...

Earth's New Lightning Capital Revealed | NASA


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

BBC - Earth - The most electric place on Earth


Aug 10, 2015 ... That last one might be a slight exaggeration but where the Catatumbo River meets Lake Maracaibo there is an average of 260 storm days per ...

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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 ...

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


2 days ago ... 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 ...

Maracaibo, Lake - Infoplease


Maracaibo, Lake, largest lake of South America, c.5100 sq mi , NW Venezuela, extending c.110 mi inland. A strait, 34 mi long, connects it with.

Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela is lightning capital of the world


2 days ago ... Earth has a new lightning capital, scientists have announced. Satellite data has shown that Lake Maracaibo in Venezuela receives more ...

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


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


Aug 10, 2015 ... Lake Maracaibo is the largest lake on the South American continent, ... Maracaibo is one of only a handful of ancient lakes on earth, and it is ...

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/ ...

Venezuelan lake is hit by lightning THOUSANDS of ... - Daily Mail


Aug 13, 2015 ... Where the Catatumbo River meets Lake Maracaibo, 260 storm days each year cause 28 lightning strikes to hit the lake each minute.