Loch Nicaragua

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Loch Nicaragua
Lake Nicaragua.jpg
Loch Nicaragua in Juin 2005
Cairt o Loch Nicaragua an its vicinity
Location Nicaragua
Coordinates 11°37′N 85°21′W / 11.617°N 85.350°W / 11.617; -85.350Coordinates: 11°37′N 85°21′W / 11.617°N 85.350°W / 11.617; -85.350
Teep Rift loch
Primar ootflows San Juan River
Catchment aurie 41,600 km2 (16,062 sq mi)[1]
Basin kintras Nicaragua
Max. lenth 161 km (100 mi)
Max. weenth 71 km (44 mi)
Surface aurie 8,264 km2 (3,191 sq mi)
Max. deepth 26 m (85 ft)
Watter vollum 108 km3 (26 cu mi)
Surface elevation 32.7 m
Islands 400+ (includin Islets o Granada, Ometepe, Solentiname Islands, an Zapatera)
Settlements Altagracia, Granada, Moyogalpa, San Carlos, San Jorge

Loch Nicaragua or Cocibolca or Granada (Spaingie: Lago de Nicaragua, Lago Cocibolca, Mar Dulce, Gran Lago, Gran Lago Dulce, or Lago de Granada) is a freshwatter loch in Nicaragua.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Salvador Montenegro-Guillén (2003). "Lake Cocibolca/Nicaragua" (PDF). Lake Basin Management Initiative: Experience and Lessons Learned Brief. LBMI Regional Workshop for Europe, Central Asia and the Americas. Saint Michael's College, Colchester, Vermont. pp. 1–29. Retrieved 2014-01-01.