Loch Titicaca

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Loch Titicaca
Lake Titicaca on the Andes from Bolivia.jpg
View of the loch from the loch's Isla del Sol
Coordinates 15°45′S 69°25′W / 15.750°S 69.417°W / -15.750; -69.417Coordinates: 15°45′S 69°25′W / 15.750°S 69.417°W / -15.750; -69.417
Teep Muntain loch
Primary inflows 27 rivers
Primary outflows Desaguadero River
Evaporation
Catchment aurie 58,000 km2 (22,400 sq mi)[1]
Basin countries Bolivie
Peru
Max. lenth 190 km (118 mi)
Max. width 80 km (50 mi)
Surface aurie 8,372 km2 (3,232 sq mi)[1]
Average depth 107 m (351 ft)[1]
Max. depth 281 m (922 ft)[1]
Water volume 893 km3 (214 cu mi)[1]
Residence time 1343 years[1]
Shore lenth1 1,125 km (699 mi)[1]
Surface elevation 3,812 m (12,507 ft)[1]
Frozen never[1]
Islands 42+ (see airticle)
Sections/sub-basins

Wiñaymarka

Designatit: 26 August 1998
Settlements Copacabana, Bolivie
Puno, Peru
References [1]
1 Shore lenth is nae a well-defined measur.

Titicaca (in the hispanicized spellin) or Titiqaqa (in Aymara an Quechua) is a loch in the Andes on the border o Peru an Bolivie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 "Data Summary: Lago Titicaca (Lake Titicaca)". International Lake Environment Committee Foundation - ILEC. Retrieved 2009-01-03.