Loch Maracaibo

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Loch Maracaibo
Lake Maracaibo.jpg
Loch Maracaibo frae space (STS-51-I) in August 1985. North is at the bottom left o the image.
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Cairt
Coordinates 09°48′57″N 71°33′24″W / 9.81583°N 71.55667°W / 9.81583; -71.55667Coordinates: 09°48′57″N 71°33′24″W / 9.81583°N 71.55667°W / 9.81583; -71.55667
Teep Coastal sautwatter, bay
Primary inflows Catatumbo River
Primary outflows Gulf o Venezuela
Basin kintras Venezuela
Max. lenth 99 miles (159 km)
Max. with 67 miles (108 km)
Surface aurie 13,210 km2 (5,100 sq mi)
Max. deepth 60 m (200 ft)
Watter vollum 280 km3 (230,000,000 acre·ft)
Surface elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Islands 467
Dounsets Maracaibo, Cabimas

Loch Maracaibo (Spaingie: Lago de Maracaibo) is a lairge brackish bay[1][2][3][4] in Venezuela.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. DEME: Lake Maracaibo
  2. The Compass of Sigma Gamma Epsilon (1939:184)
  3. Ralph Alexander Liddle (1946:24) The Geology of Venezuela and Trinidad
  4. Kenneth Knight Landes (1951:535) Petroleum Geology