Managua, Lake

Managua, Lake
geographical name lake 38 miles (61 kilometers) long W Nicaragua draining S to Lake Nicaragua

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  • Managua, Lake — or Xolotlan Lake, western Nicaragua. It occupies an area of 400 sq mi (1,035 sq km), extending 36 mi (58 km) long and 16 mi (25 km) wide. Located north of the city of Managua, it is fed by numerous streams rising in the central highlands and is… …   Universalium

  • Managua, Lake — lake, SW Nicaragua; 390 sq. mi …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Managua — This article is about the capital city of Nicaragua. For other uses, see Managua (disambiguation). Managua Santiago de Managua …   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

  • Managua (disambiguation) — Managua is the capital city of Nicaragua. Managua may also refer to: Places: Lake Managua, also known as Lake Xolotlán, a lake in Nicaragua Managua (department), a department in Nicaragua Managua International Airport, the main airport near the… …   Wikipedia

  • Managua — [mä nä′gwä] 1. capital of Nicaragua, in the W part, on Lake Managua: pop. 682,000 2. lake in W Nicaragua: c. 390 sq mi (1,010 sq km) …   English World dictionary

  • Lake Managua — Infobox lake lake name = Lake Managua Lago de Managua Lago Xolotlán image lake = lake managua.jpg caption lake = From space (January 1986). North is to the left image bathymetry = caption bathymetry = location = coords =… …   Wikipedia

  • Managua — /meuh nah gweuh/; Sp. /mah nah gwah/, n. 1. Lake, a lake in W Nicaragua. 390 sq. mi. (1010 sq. km). 2. a city in and the capital of Nicaragua, in the W part, on Lake Managua. 556,470. * * * City (pop., 1995: 864,201), capital of Nicaragua.… …   Universalium

  • Nicaragua, Lake — Lake, southwestern Nicaragua. It is 102 mi (164 km) long, with a surface area of about 3,100 sq mi (8,000 sq km). The largest freshwater lake between the U.S. and Peru, it is connected to Lake Managua by the Tipitapa River and is drained by the… …   Universalium

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