Venezuela, Gulf of
geographical name inlet of the Caribbean NW Venezuela N of Lake Maracaibo

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Venezuela, Gulf of — ▪ gulf, Caribbean Sea Spanish  Golfo De Venezuela,         inlet of the Caribbean Sea in Venezuela and Colombia, extending 75 miles (120 km) north south and reaching a maximum east west width of 150 miles (240 km). It is bounded by the Guajira… …   Universalium

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  • Gulf of Venezuela — The Gulf of Venezuela or gulf of Coquivacoa is a gulf of the Caribbean Sea bounded by the Venezuelan states of Zulia and Falcón and the Colombian department (state) of Guajira. A convert|54|km|mi|0|abbr=on strait connects it with Lake Maracaibo… …   Wikipedia

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  • Gulf of Paria — The Gulf of Paria (Golfo de Paria in Spanish) is a 7800 km2 (3000 square mile) shallow inland sea between the island of Trinidad (Republic of Trinidad and Tobago) and the east coast of Venezuela. This sheltered body of water is considered to be… …   Wikipedia

  • Gulf of California — For the book by John Steinbeck, see The Log from the Sea of Cortez. Coordinates: 28°0′N 112°0′W / 28°N 112°W / 28; 1 …   Wikipedia

  • Paria, Gulf of — Inlet of the Caribbean Sea, between Venezuela and Trinidad. Extending about 100 mi (160 km) from east to west and 40 mi (65 km) from north to south, it is linked with the Caribbean to the north and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. Its ports,… …   Universalium

  • Paria,Gulf of — Pa·ri·a (pä rēʹä), Gulf of An inlet of the Caribbean Sea between Trinidad and the northeast coast of Venezuela. * * * …   Universalium

  • Paria, Gulf of — geographical name inlet of the Atlantic between Trinidad & Venezuela …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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