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.
Lake Maracaibo map.png
Cairt
Coordinates09°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
TeepCoastal sautwatter, bay
Primary inflowsCatatumbo River
Primar ootflowsGulf o Venezuela
Basin kintrasVenezuela
Max. lenth99 miles (159 km)
Max. weenth67 miles (108 km)
Islands467
SettlementsMaracaibo, 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