Titicaca, Lake
geographical name lake on Peru-Bolivia boundary at altitude of 12,500 feet (3810 meters), area 3200 square miles (8320 square kilometers)

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  • Titicaca, Lake — lake betw. SE Peru and W Bolivia; 3,200 sq. mi.; elevation 12,500 ft …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Titicaca, Lake — South American lake, the world s highest lake navigable to large vessels. Located in the Altiplano, a high basin of the Andes Mountains, and on the border between Peru and Bolivia, it lies at an elevation of about 12,500 ft (3,810 m). The second… …   Universalium

  • Titicaca,Lake — Ti·ti·ca·ca (tĭt ĭ käʹkə, tē tē käʹkä), Lake A freshwater lake of South America in the Andes on the Bolivia Peru border. * * * …   Universalium

  • Titicaca, Lake — …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • Titicaca Grebe — Centropelma redirects here. This was also the initial, preoccupied name of the spider genus Nicodamus. Titicaca Grebe Conservation status Endangered (IUCN 3.1) …   Wikipedia

  • Titicaca Flightless Grebe — Centropelma redirects here. This was also also the initial, preoccupied name of the spider genus Nicodamus.Taxobox name = Titicaca Flightless Grebe status = EN trend = down status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis =… …   Wikipedia

  • Titicaca National Reservation — Infobox protected area | name = Titicaca iucn category = II caption = locator x = locator y = location = Puno, Peru nearest city = lat degrees = lat minutes = lat seconds = lat direction = S long degrees = long minutes = long seconds = long… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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