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Lake Titicaca Map and WeatherImagine being an entrancing island. Now picture that island afloat on the azure ocean...finally think of that ocean being at the exhilirating altitude of 3,811 m (12,500 ft) above sea level!
Well, that's what you'll find on reaching Lake Titicaca, high in the Andes Mountain range of Southern Peru and Northern Bolivia.
And there are many more reasons why travellers find "El Lago Titicaca" so intriguing and delightful.
The highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca also covers an extensive area. It straddles the border between Peru and Bolivia, both of which have several towns on the lake catering the fishing and tourist trades.
On this Google Lake Titicaca map of the Peru side of Lake Titicaca (Lago Titicaca), you see Juliaca, a bustling city, where you will land if you arrive by airline.
A short trip takes you to Puno, where you find a number of hotels and tours avaialble.
Lake Titicaca weather is generally fair. The area is fairly dry although remains green most of the year.
Llamas and other domesticated grazing animals do well in the area's pasture lands.
Although not all are visible on the map of Lake Titicaca, there are 27 rivers that feed this lake.
These rivers drain water from an area measuring 58,000 km2 (22,400 sq mi) or about 225 miles long and 100 miles wide.
The surface of "El Lago Titicaca" itself covers 8,372 km2 (3,232 sq mi), and contains the largest amount of water of any lake in South America.
The enchanting floating islands on Lake Titicaca, of which there are many, are a captivating feature, as are the eye-catching reed boats and the colorful local culture.
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