Loch Nicaragua

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Loch Nicaragua
Lake Nicaragua.jpg
Loch Nicaragua in Juin 2005
Cairt o Loch Nicaragua an its vicinity
LocationNicaragua
Coordinates11°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
TeepRift loch
Primar ootflowsSan Juan River
Catchment aurie41,600 km2 (16,062 sq mi)[1]
Basin kintrasNicaragua
Max. lenth161 km (100 mi)
Max. weenth71 km (44 mi)
Surface aurie8,264 km2 (3,191 sq mi)
Max. deepth26 m (85 ft)
Watter vollum108 km3 (26 cu mi)
Surface elevation32.7 m
Islands400+ (includin Islets o Granada, Ometepe, Solentiname Islands, an Zapatera)
SettlementsAltagracia, 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.