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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Maracaibo

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 ...

www.britannica.com/place/Lake-Maracaibo

Lake Maracaibo, Spanish Lago de Maracaibo, large inlet of the Caribbean Sea, lying in the Maracaibo Basin of northwestern Venezuela. Some sources ...

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.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.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3570241/The-lightning-capital-world-Nasa-study-finds-square-kilometre-Lake-Maracaibo-Venezuela-hit-233-times-year.html

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 ...

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.

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

May 3, 2016 ... Venezuela's Lake Maracaibo is a Caribbean estuary that for many years supported a strong commercial fishery. But over the past century the ...

www.bbc.com/earth/story/20150810-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 ...

geology.com/records/lightning-hotspots

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