Catatumbo lightning on the river in Venezuela (22 photos)

These lightning appear at the mouth of the river Catatumbo in Venezuela has consistently - 140-160 nights a year, 10 hours a day.
Fireworks occur in the mouth, at the junction with Lake Maracaibo, at an altitude of 5-10 kilometers. Glow discharges can be seen from over 400 km deep into the sea, allowing moryachestvu use it as a natural landmark, and why the phenomenon nickname "Lighthouse of Maracaibo».


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