Titicaca Lake


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Ti·ti·ca·ca

 (tĭt′ĭ-kä′kə, tē′tē-kä′kä), Lake
A freshwater lake of South America in the Andes on the Bolivia-Peru border. Lying at an elevation of 3810 m (12,500 ft), it is the highest lake in the world to be navigable by large vessels.
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Kaderka col.; Bistriopelma sp., male and female (MUSM-ENT 0511177) from Peru, Puno, Titicaca Lake, Isla Amantani, altitude 3900 m.a.s.l., March 1948, Fortunato Blancas col.
Etymology: The specific name refers to the type locality near Titicaca Lake on the Peruvian-Bolivian frontier.
Titicaca Lake and Amazonas River are in the first places of their respective groups, according to the last ranking published by New Seven Wonders foundation.
Among the other highlights of the festival are major hit "Vitus," a touching drama about a withdrawn piano prodigy learning to open up to the world with the help of his grandfather and "My Name's Eugen," a Jean-Pierre Jeunet-like comic fantasy about four kids who leave their homes for an adventure around Switzerland, searching for the legendary treasure of Titicaca Lake.
The reed vessel, 29 meters in length and 7 meters in width, is based on the centuries-old, boat-building technology of the Aymaras living near Titicaca Lake on the Peruvian-Bolivian border.
Water quality of the inner Puno Bay, Titicaca Lake, during summer 2011
The main attraction of this route is the Titicaca Lake. The route includes a visit to the towns of Acora, Chucuito and Plateria, among others, moving towards the border with Bolvia.
The reed vessel is based on the centuries-old, boat-building technology of the Aymaras living near Titicaca Lake on the Peruvian-Bolivian border.