"Maracaibo lake" Venezuela Things to Do Tip by luiggi

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A forest of metal towers rise throughout nearly half of the 12,000 sq km of Maracaibo Lake in northwest Venezuela, testimony to 90 years of continued extraction of crude in South America's largest oil field and the choice taken between sustainable development and environmental degradation.

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  • Updated Sep 12, 2003
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