Poopó, Lake
geographical name lake 60 miles (96 kilometers) long W central Bolivia S of Lake Titicaca at altitude of 12,000 feet (3658 meters)

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  • Poopó, Lake — ▪ lake, Bolivia Spanish  Lago Poopó         lake in west central Bolivia, occupying a shallow depression in the Altiplano, or high plateau, at 12,090 feet (3,686 metres) above sea level. It is the country s second largest lake and covers 977… …   Universalium

  • Poopó Lake — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Poopó image lake = Poopo 1991.jpg caption lake = coords= coord|18|33|S|67|05|W|type:waterbody region:BO|display=inline,title location= Altiplano basin countries= Bolivia image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = type …   Wikipedia

  • Poopó-See — Satellitenaufnahme 1991 Geographische Lage Bolivien Zuflüsse Río Desaguadero Abfluss …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Poopó — may refer to:* Poopó Lake, Oruro, Bolivia * Poopó Province, Oruro, Bolivia …   Wikipedia

  • Lake Titicaca — View of the Lake from the Bolivian shore. Coordinates …   Wikipedia

  • Poopó — [pō̂΄ō̂ pō̂′] Lake shallow saltwater lake in WC Bolivia: 970 sq mi (2,512 sq km); altitude, c. 12,000 ft (3,658 m) …   English World dictionary

  • Poopó — /paw aw paw /, n. a lake in SW Bolivia, in the Andes. 60 mi. (95 km) long; 12,000 ft. (3660 m) above sea level. * * * …   Universalium

  • Poopó — /poʊɒˈpoʊ/ (say poho poh) noun a lake in south western Bolivia, in the Andes. About 129 km long; about 3658 m high …   Australian English dictionary

  • Poopó — /paw aw paw /, n. a lake in SW Bolivia, in the Andes. 60 mi. (95 km) long; 12,000 ft. (3660 m) above sea level …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ballivián, Lake — ▪ ancient lake, South America       predecessor to modern Lake Titicaca (Titicaca, Lake), on the Bolivia Peru border during the Pleistocene Epoch (approximately 1.8 million to 11,800 years ago). Its surface is thought to have been at least 100… …   Universalium

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