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Lake Maracaibo (Spanish: Lago de Maracaibo) is a large brackish tidal bay (or tidal estuary) in Venezuela and an "inlet of the Caribbean Sea." It is sometimes ...


Catatumbo lightning (Spanish: Rel√°mpago del Catatumbo) is an atmospheric phenomenon in Venezuela. It occurs only over the mouth of the Catatumbo River where it empties into 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.


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


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 ...


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.


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 ...


Lake Maracaibo, Central-Western Region: See 11 reviews, articles, and 5 photos of Lake Maracaibo, ranked No.45 on TripAdvisor among 61 attractions in ...


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 ...


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 ...