The most famous body of water in Boliva is Lake ("Lago" in Spanish) Titicaca, the largest lake in South America and the highest commercially navigable lake on Earth. Other lakes in the Altiplano basin include Poopó, Salar de Coipasa, Salar de Uyuni and Uru Uru. Lakes in the Altiplano basin range from brackish to salty. Freshwater lakes in the lowlands include Huaytunas, Rogaguado, Rogagua, Guachuna and El Océano.Continue Reading
The most notable river in Bolivia is the Amazon. Other large rivers in the Amazon basin include Madiera, Beni, Madre de Dios, Mamoré, Yata, Iténez (also known as Guaporé), Itonmas (also known as San Miguel, San Julián or San Pablo), Río Blanco (also known as Baures or Agua Caliente), San Martin, Río Grande (also known as Guapay) and Acre. The La Plata basin contains the Paraguay, Bermejo and Pilcomayo Rivers.
The Sol de Mañana is a geyser in the Potosi department of southwestern Bolivia. The Strait of Tiquina is the channel that connects the two halves of Lake Titicaca, the larger Lake Chicuito and the smaller Lake Pequeno.
Bolivia is landlocked and does not connect with the sea in any direction, although Lake Titicaca is large enough to have a mitigating effect on the surrounding climate.Learn more about South America
Bolivia is famous for its capital La Paz, the city of Potosi, the salt flats of Salar de Uyuni, Lake Titicaca, Yungas Road, the Madidi National Park and the partially excavated pre-Incan city of Tiwanaku. The country also contains a rich cultural heritage which stems from the fact that 55 percent of the country's population is composed of indigenous people.Full Answer >
Major bodies of water located in Peru include Lake Titicaca, Lake Llanganuco, the Amazon River, the Ucayali River, the Madre de Dios River and the Marañón River. In addition, the Pacific Ocean borders Peru on its west side.Full Answer >
Nicaragua is to Honduras as Paraguay is to Bolivia. This is because Paraguay is to the southeast of Bolivia; similarly, Nicaragua is to the southeast of Honduras.Full Answer >
The longest river in South America is the Amazon River at a total length of 4,049 miles. Only the Nile River in Africa is longer at a total of 4,160 miles. However, the Amazon River's discharge of over 7.3 million cubic feet per second is greater than the Nile's discharge.Full Answer >