Izabal, Lake
geographical name lake 25 miles (40 kilometers) long E Guatemala

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  • Izabal, Lake — Lake, Guatemala. The country s largest lake, it occupies the lowlands in northeastern Guatemala. Fed by the Polochic River, it drains through the Dulce River into the Caribbean Sea. It lies only 26 ft (8 m) above sea level and has an area of 228… …   Universalium

  • lake — lake1 /layk/, n. 1. a body of fresh or salt water of considerable size, surrounded by land. 2. any similar body or pool of other liquid, as oil. 3. (go) jump in the lake, (used as an exclamation of dismissal or impatience.) [bef. 1000; ME lak(e) …   Universalium

  • Lake — /layk/, n. Simon, 1866 1945, U.S. engineer and naval architect. * * * I Relatively large body of slow moving or standing water that occupies an inland basin. Lakes are most abundant in high northern latitudes and in mountain regions, particularly …   Universalium

  • Lake Petén Itzá — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Petén Itzá image lake = Peten Itza lake.jpg caption lake = Lake view from the Northeastern shore image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = coords = coord|16|59|0|N|89|48|0|W|type:waterbody… …   Wikipedia

  • Izabal — may refer to various locations in Guatemala:* Izabal Department * Lago de Izabal a lake within Izabal department * Izabal (town) a town within Izabal department …   Wikipedia

  • Izabal Department — Infobox Settlement official name = Izabal other name = native name = nickname = settlement type = Department motto = imagesize = image caption = flag size = image seal size = image shield = shield size = image blank emblem = blank emblem type =… …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Izabal — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Izabal image lake = Lake Izabal NASA.jpg caption lake = from space image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = coords = coord|15.5|N|89.1667|W|type:waterbody region:GT|display=inline,title type = inflow =… …   Wikipedia

  • Izabal — /ee sah vahl /; Eng. /ee zeuh bahl , seuh /, n. Lake, a lake in E Guatemala: the largest in the country. ab. 450 sq. mi. (1165 sq. km). Also called Dulce Gulf. * * * …   Universalium

  • Izabal — I•za•bal [[t]ˌi zəˈbɑl, sə [/t]] n. geg Lake, a lake in E Guatemala: the largest in the country. ab. 450 sq. mi. (1165 sq. km) …   From formal English to slang

  • Izabal — /ee sah vahl /; Eng. /ee zeuh bahl , seuh /, n. Lake, a lake in E Guatemala: the largest in the country. ab. 450 sq. mi. (1165 sq. km). Also called Dulce Gulf …   Useful english dictionary

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